Climate and Equity with J. Drake Hamilton
Name: Climate and Equity with J. Drake Hamilton
Date: December 17, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Fresh Energy is Minnesota's 27-year-old nonprofit that leads on solutions that drive climate solutions and equity in Minnesota. Fresh Energy's mission is to shape and drive policy solutions to achieve an equitable carbon-neutral economy. Our vision is a just, prosperous, resilient future powered by a shared commitment to climate action. Join us for a presentation about what Minnesota has achieved so far--with next steps to achieve equitable solutions--followed by time for your questions to be answered. J. Drake Hamilton is Fresh Energy’s science policy director. An expert in climate and energy policy at the state and national levels, her responsibilities include scientific analysis and policy development of clean energy solutions to global warming that will maximize economic opportunities. J. represents Fresh Energy at the global climate summits, and witnessed the historic 2015 Paris Agreement; she showcased Minnesota’s nation-leading deep carbon reductions at the 2017 Bonn Climate Summit. She is invited to give about 50 presentations around Minnesota each year. J.’s frequent media appearances include television, Minnesota Public Radio, and business press as well as the Washington Post and New York Times. Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine named Hamilton “one of Minnesota’s 100 influential people who make things happen.” The Zoom link will be posted on the Thrive in Hastings website<www.ymcanorth.org/locations/hastings_ymca/about/thrive> and Facebook page<www.facebook.com/THRIVEinHastings/>.