Local Roots, Global Impact – Making Climate Progress in 2024

  • Mon, June 10
  • 6 p.m. doors | 7 p.m. show MT
  • In-person
  • TACAW, Basalt, Colorado
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About This Event

Join RMI and TACAW to connect local action to national climate policy in a nonpartisan conversation about progress in 2024. On the international stage, COP29 will return to a petrostate in Azerbaijan while dozens of countries are facing shifting climate policy priorities. Back at home in the United States and the Roaring Fork Valley, this year will also shape crucial climate and energy policies to protect against catastrophic climate change. Join national, Colorado, and Aspen climate champions looking at the role of policy across all levels of engagement.

The doors at TACAW open at 6 p.m. with hosted light appetizers and drinks, and the 60-minute panel conversation begins at 7 p.m. There will be time for an audience Q&A after the formal program.

Speakers

Andrew Wishnia

Former Climate Advisor to US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg

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Tess Schreiner

Sustainability Manager at City of Aspen

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Mark Silberg

Climate and Energy Advisor to Governor Jared Polis, Colorado

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Dina Cappiello

Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, RMI (Moderator)

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Jon Creyts

CEO, RMI (Opening remarks)

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