The business community plays an integral role in helping Montgomery County achieve its ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals. Join Adriana Hochberg, Montgomery County’s Climate Change Coordinator, and the County’s Climate Leadership Team for a discussion about our Draft Climate Action Plan and implementation strategies to reach zero GHG emissions by 2035. This strategic Climate
The Climate Youth Town Hall, hosted by the County Executive, Montgomery College, and Montgomery County Public Schools, is an opportunity for students to connect with each other on climate action and provide feedback on the Draft Climate Action Plan. This virtual event is open to all but is primarily geared to high school and college
Rockville City Mayor and Council Meeting – Presentation on the Montgomery County Draft Climate Action Plan Agenda: https://www.rockvillemd.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_02082021-6122 To support social distancing, the Mayor and Council are conducting meetings virtually. The virtual meetings can be viewed on Rockville 11, channel 11 on county cable, live-streamed at RockvilleMD.gov/rockville11, and available a day after each meeting at
The Audubon Naturalist Society is hosting a virtual presentation on Montgomery County’s new Draft Climate Action Plan with the County’s climate planning team. Come and join us to learn more about Montgomery County’s Draft Climate Action Plan. Register: https://anshome.org/events/cap-at-ans/
In mid 2019, Montgomery County launched a planning process to develop prioritized actions and strategies to meet the County’s GHG emissions reduction goals. The County intends to finalize the Climate Action Plan in early 2021 that will provide a roadmap to achieve zero emissions and provide recommendations for climate adaptation In our county. Join us
In the first webinar of the Town of Chevy Chase’s Climate & Environment Committee’s Green Town Series, members of the County’s climate planning team will give an overview of Montgomery County’s Draft Climate Action Plan and answer questions as the County moves toward finalizing the plan by Spring 2021. This will be a joint event
What does the Montgomery County Climate Action Plan mean for Takoma Park? What is the role of municipalities in the plan? Join a discussion with Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart, and Adriana Hochberg Assistant Chief Administrative Officer & Climate Change Coordinator with Montgomery County, on the CAP and share your ideas about what climate policies
MC-FACS hosts Adriana Hochberg for a discussion of the social justice aspects of the Montgomery County’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) At its January monthly meeting, the Montgomery County Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (MC-FACS) will host Adriana Hochberg, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer and Climate Change Coordinator for Montgomery County, who will present an overview of
The Climate Action Plan is the County’s strategic plan to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80 percent by 2027 and by 100 percent by 2035. The actions and technical analyses presented in the plan build upon the work of more than 200 volunteer members of the Climate Technical Workgroups, community groups, County employees and
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s annual holiday party will take place virtually on December 16, 2020 at 6:00 PM. Adriana Hochberg, Climate Change Coordinator and Assistant Administrative Office in the Office of County Executive will present the draft Montgomery County Climate Action Plan. For the past few years, OMG has joined in support
At a virtual roundtable on December 15, County Executive Elrich will discuss the Draft Climate Action Plan with members of the community. The roundtable will include volunteer members of the climate workgroups and community organizations that contributed to the development of the plan. Members of the public can also watch the roundtable and submit questions
Update: Deadline extended to February 28, 2021! Calling all artists and climate justice activists! Montgomery County is hosting a competition for artwork to be featured in the county’s climate action plan. What photos, drawings, poems, digital art, and memes (yes, we meant it, memes) invoke the need to protect your community from climate change?
As the County pursues ambitious goals of 80% reduction in greenhouse gases (GHGs) by 2027 and zero emissions by 2035, we anxiously await updated greenhouse gas emissions inventories to help us monitor our progress. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) recently released the 2018 inventory and we take a look at the results below.
Climate Action Planning is designed to help planners, municipal staff and officials, citizens and others working at local levels to develop and implement plans to mitigate a community’s greenhouse gas emissions and increase the resilience of communities against climate change impacts. This fully revised and expanded edition goes well beyond climate action plans to examine
Submit your application by June 30, 2019 for consideration. Montgomery County is launching a planning process to develop prioritized actions and strategies to meet its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals of 80 percent by 2027 and 100 percent by 2035. The County is seeking volunteers to serve on “technical workgroups” that will help in
This year, the Residential Energy Program Manager, Larissa Johnson, became part of the NOAA Climate Stewards Community. As part of the community, she had to develop a climate stewardship action project with students from Montgomery County. This summer she partnered with the City of Rockville to complete an action program titled “Source to Socket: Learning
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