Registration is now open for Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative’s fifth annual Net Zero conference, “Bringing It Home: Tackling Climate Change on the Cape & Islands,” which will take place Friday, Oct. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
This free virtual event will highlight varied climate issues facing the Cape and Islands, with discussions on how you can make a difference in such urgent times. NZ-22 conference sessions will offer insight, inspiration, resources and case studies focused on impacts and opportunities for large-scale renewables; energy efficiency and decarbonization tools and incentives; and innovative planning frameworks and resources enabling towns to advance local climate planning initiatives, while acting regionally to meet the climate crisis.
Presenters are regional, state, national, and international experts in climate mitigation and sustainability. Leading speakers include: Søren Hermansen, director of Denmark’s Energy Academy and the driving force behind the transformation of Samsø Island into a world-renowned model of renewable energy; Joseph Curtatone, president of New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) and long-term mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts who has earned an international reputation as one of the most innovative and climate-forward mayors in the United States; and EPA Region 1 Administrator Dr. David Cash, who leads implementation of the Biden-Harris environmental agenda in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut and in 10 Tribal Nations.
Visit the Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative’s website for continued updates on the conference agenda, presenters and more.