The goal of each teach-in is to provide an overview of the importance of renewable energy in meeting our climate and clean energy goals, creating green jobs and healthier communities. Field experts from across the state present and discuss a variety today’s renewable energy technologies.
Learn the facts about refrigerants, how to safely manage, and the role they play in electrifying our buildings via heat pumps to get off fossil fuels!
Michaela Helme, New Yorkers for Cool Refrigerant Management
John Ciovacco, Aztech Geothermal
Kai Vormer, Aztech Geothermal
Christina Theodoridi, Climate & Clean Energy Program at NRDC
Youth Climate Movement
Young climate activists and advocates from across New York State talk about the work they do to #ActOnClimate and how you can take action!
Ilyas Khan – Western New York Youth Climate Council – Buffalo
Melissa Hoffman – Sunrise Movement – Vassar College
Berenice Tompkins – Sunrise Movement – NYC
Shenequa Perry – Student Climate Coalition – SUNY ESF
Hridesh Singh – New York Youth Climate Leaders – Rochester
Kellianne Ticcony – New York Youth Climate Leaders – Long Island
Clean Transportation in NY
Hear from knowledgeable speakers about practical transportation emission reduction targets and what strategies we’ll need to reach those targets. Learn how you as an individual or business owner can take action to be a part of the solution for a cleaner New York!
Allison Considine, NY Campaign Representative for the Sierra Club
Bruce Ho, Senior Advocate in Climate & Clean Energy Program at the NRDC
Victoria McGarril, Consultant for Sustainable Transportation Solutions at Energetics
Large-Scale Renewables (Updates!)
We need large-scale renewable projects to be built and to stay in New York if we want to meet our goal of 70% renewable electricity by 2030. Hear more from Anne Reynolds, Executive Director of Alliance for Clean Energy New York. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn how you can take action for renewable electricity! Petition coming soon!