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Climate Change Committee - join the discussion

  • February 19 · 3:00 PM
  • REI

Sunday February 19, 2017 AGENDA



Committee Mission: Collaboration, Education, Advocacy and the Modeling of practical solutions to climate change.


· Intros + share why we are here today.


· Coastal Conservancy Grant – Update [Bob]


Building support for Upper Newport Bay Water Wheel project proposal.

o City of NB is moving forward to hire a consultant to prepare CEQA documents.

o Discuss next steps.


Working to share with the public the film BAG IT: Is Your Life Too Plastic? 

Can proceed with public showing

    Discuss next step for public showing

§ Libraries

§ Joint venture with OC Coastkeeper


o The new political reality means a change in approach and language. Putting the emphasis on outreach

§ Local Tabling Events

· GREAT AMERICAN WRITE-IN Sponsored by WOMEN FOR: ORANGE COUNTY SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. DELHI COMMUNITY CENTER 505 E. Central Ave., Santa Ana 92707 [Suvan]

Networking and gathering signatures on postcards or letters written to the decision-makers who can make a difference for the environment.

Discuss our participation and signature topics, i.e:

o To: Orange County Department of Education: Our OC schools should provide support for teachers teaching science and climate change.

Others? Suggestions welcome. Bring information on it and who we would want to mail to.  

§ OC Storytelling Workshop - Creating a public narrative about the environment: called Cultivating Conservation:Saturday, March 11 at Orange County Coastkeeper Garden (3151 Airway Ave., Suite F-110, Costa Mesa). Reservations required. RSVP:

§ Interest in volunteering with the Sierra Club is on the upswing . Discuss committee hosting a newcomer event in our area. 

· All local Sierra Club sections to participate

· at REI?


· Angeles Chapter retreat/open house Saturday, March 25, One Park Plaza, 3250 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.

· Upcoming: OC STAND UP FOR OUR CLIMATE, SAT, APR 29, 11:00am-2:00pm in conjunction with same in Washington D.C.  Ideas welcome. Cooperate with other OC groups? Or create our own -Example: Stand on the steps of Santa Ana City Hall, your church or school on the same date and time, post pictures on Sierra Club facebook page.

· Book recommendations welcome!

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