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Come assess Concord’s progress towards its climate goals at the CONCORD CLIMATE STOCKTAKE - 5/22 6pm

Dear Greenspace friends,

Join us on May 22nd, 6-8pm at the City Wide Community Center (14 Canterbury Rd) for Part 1 of the Concord Paris Climate Agreement Local "Stocktake". Hear from city representatives on progress towards our renewable energy goals, then participate in roundtable discussions focused on your ideas and priorities. Food and drinks provided. Let's build our community around local climate action!


Part 1 Panelists include representatives from:
  • Concord Energy and Environment Advisory Committee (CEEAC)

  • City of Concord Planning Department

  • City of Concord Finance Department

  • City of Concord General Services

  • Transportation Policy Advisory Committee (TPAC)

  • Conservation Commission / Tree SubCommittee

  • Concord School District

  • City of Concord Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Feel free to bring your friends. We’re looking forward to seeing you there!


Monday, May 22nd 6 PM – 8 PM City Wide Community Center (14 Canterbury Road Concord, NH)

RSVP here!

Gratefully, Concord Greenspace

The Concord “stocktake” is presented by CEEAC and Concord Greenspace in partnership with ICLEI (Local Government for Sustainability), Cities and Regions in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments, Youth Constituency of the UNFCC, and EarthDay.org.





Background:

The Paris Climate Agreement was adopted by nearly 200 nations in 2015, setting ambitious goals to reduce carbon emissions and move to a clean energy economy. A key element of the agreement is a periodic “stocktake” – an assessment of progress and where climate action efforts need to be ramped up to meet goals. Concord Mayor Jim Bouley is a member of Climate Mayors and Concord supports the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. Concord’s climate goals include 100% renewable energy by 2050, with an interim goal of generation of 100% renewable electricity by 2030. These goals apply to the entire Concord community, not just the City of Concord government operations. Join us on Monday, May 22nd to participate in the discussion - we hope to see you there! For more information, contact CEEAC chair Rob Werner at robwwerner.uvm@gmail.com or 603-674-9810.


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