THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT CLIMATE AND THE BUILDING PROFESSIONS
Thursday, March 28th, 11:30 am-1 pm
Hideaway Kitchen at Ramada South Austin
4323 South I-35, Austin, TX 78744
Nearly everything we hear about climate change is either full of unrelatable graphs and statistics or fraught with doom and gloom. Come to a lunch that will give you encouraging news about what is possible, and may even restore your optimism.
Learn about Project Drawdown, the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. It lays out a path for rolling back global greenhouse gas emissions within thirty years, using techniques and technologies we already have at hand. And many of the solutions lie within the scope of the design and building professions to implement. Come discover your role in turning around how life goes on the planet.
About the Speaker:
Brandi Clark Burton has over fifteen years of experience as the Founder & Chief Inspiration Officer for Austin EcoNetwork and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with Political Science from Yale University.
She is recognized and respected community and environmental leader with a long history in Austin and broad knowledge around issues of sustainability.
"Creator and leader of the multi-sector, multi-issue community hub for all things green in Austin. Instigator and bootstrap entrepreneur of this community service-turned social enterprise centered on an interactive website and EcoNews publications that keep a network of over 10,000 subscribers and social media followers informed of what is going on with Austin and the environment. Hundreds of content contributors and 70+ Business and Community Partners. We advance healthy personal and business practices, grow the green economy, and foster policies that advance sustainability. Provides powerful yet affordable outreach tools for green businesses, nonprofit and community organizations and sustainability-oriented government programs. Galvanizing Austin's eco-community to increase its strength and effectiveness."