Archive for the "monthly speaker" Category

  • Speaker Series: September 14, 2016: Panel Discussion

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection   Invites You to Join Us On Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street Room 240   To Participate in Our Program    “Cooling a Hot Planet What Should Our Energy Strategy Be?” There is a consensus that climate change is an imminent threat to life on Earth.  To battle this threat, we must convert our energy systems, move away from fossil fuels and reduce carbon emissions. On Wed. Sept 14 at 7pm, Bill Haaf and Jim Wylie will present two differing pathways

  • February 10, 2016 Speaker Series: Facing Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection   Invites You to Join Us On Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street Room 240   To Participate in Our Program Facing Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine presented by   Caitlin Cleaver, Director of Science & Research and Phoebe Jekielek, Outreach Coordinator At the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership               Caitlin Cleaver                Phoebe Jekielek Maine is known for its iconic coastal communities - communities highly dependent on marine resources, particularly lobster. The effects of climate

  • Speaker Series: Wed 1/20/16 Film showing of “Merchants of Doubt”

    Due to a scheduling conflict at the West Chester Borough Hall, the date of 4CP's January program has been shifted to a week later than previously announced.  It will now be held on January 20 and not January 13.  Please see the revised announcement below.   Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection Invites You to Join Us On Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:00 PM West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street Room 240   To Participate in Our Program   Film showing of “The Merchants of Doubt”   Join us for Popcorn at 6:45    4CP

  • Dec 9th Speaker Series: Power Point Presentation Available via e-mail

    We'd like to thank Phil DeSenze for his thorough presentation on December 9th of Forest Adaptation and Climate Change.   His power point slides are available only via direct request.  If you want us to send you this,  e-mail us through our "Contact Us" button on the front page of our website.   Other useful information can be obtained directly at the US Forest Service "Climate Change Resource Center" at www.fs.usda.gov/ccrc.  This website has easy, online access to climate change information and tools you need for planning and projects.  Items include: Synthesized information on various topics Video Presentations Climate Change Education Annotated Bibliography Tools (climate change Tree and Bird

  • Speaker Series 11-11-15: Power Point Presentation available

    We'd like to thank Ann Faulds for her presentation on:  "Helping the City of Chester Adopt Climate Adaptation Planning Elements" at our last Speaker Series meeting at the West Chester Borough Building.   She's provided the Power Point Presentation so if you want to review this please click here: 4-C Mtg 11-11-15 Climate Adaptation-City of Chester   This presentation was very informative and provides great data on Flood projections, as well has some historical pictures and data on flooding in the City of Chester.  We look forward to hearing in the future how the City will implement Green Stormwater Infrastructure, which will absorb floods, slow

  • Thank you Bruce Arnold

    Thank you Bruce for your nearly 10 years of dedicated and devoted time as a 4CP Board Member.  Your accomplishments as both Treasurer, President and 4CP e-mail communications are greatly appreciated.  While Bruce has stepped down as a Board member he will continue to provide volunteer assistance to the 4CP group by sending out our e-mail blasts announcing our Speaker Series and other important events. If you’d individually like to thank Bruce for his work with 4CP, you can continue to e-mail him at: BruceArnld@aol.com Bruce Arnold was an employee of Scott Paper Co. for 35-years in

  • Speaker Series: Nov 11, 2015: Climate Adaptation Planning: City of Chester

    Ann Faulds, an aquatic biologist with the Chester Pennsylvania Sea Grant Office, will speak on the above topic on Nov 11, 2015 in Room 240 at the West Chester Borough Building, 401 E. Gay Street at 7pm.   Learn how the City of Chester developed and adopted climate adaptation plans to address present and future risks posed by flooding and extreme heat.   Chester, Pa is at a critical juncture for revitalization; brownfield sites and other lands along the Delaware River are prime for redevelopment. Yet protecting and enhancing existing wetlands, riparian buffers, and open space is also important to enhance community resiliency. Learn

  • December 9th Speaker Series: Forest Climate Adaptation and Mitigation

    Phil DeSenze of the USDA Forest Service will be speaking on this topic on December 9th, 2015 in Room 240 at the West Chester Borough Building, 401 E. Gay Street.  The meeting will start at 7pm.   Mr. Desenze is the NA & NRS Sustainable Operations Team Chair for FY 2015 and is the Climate Change & Landscape Scale Conservation Coordinator   Check in later for more details about this

  • May/June 2015 Newsletter

    Here is our most recent version.  For Past Newsletters, see "Past Newsletters" on the home page.  MAYJUN_4CPNL_2015 (2)   Many thanks to Karen Melton and the Newsletter Committee:  Jennifer Anderson, Bruce Arnold, Avrid Bloom, Gerard Bricks who put this together for 4CP!   Thank

  • Speaker Series, June 10, 2015

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection   Invites You to Join Us On Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street Room 240 To Participate in Our Program   “Sustainable Farming and Agricultural Preservation in Chester County” By Dean Carlson and Wesley Bruckno After 15 years in the financial industry as a derivatives and bond trader, Dean Carlson bought 360 acres of farmland in Honeybrook in 2010 with the objective of raising food in a sustainable way. His Wyebrook Farm raises grass-fed beef, woodlot pork, pastured chicken, lamb, and goats. Dean will talk