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    USGBC MA - Residential Green Building Meeting with Guest Speaker Joshua May on August 14, Boston

  • 14 August 2017
  • Start time : 05:30 PM
  • End time : 08:30 PM
  • Event Host : USGBC Massachusetts Chapter
  • Event Location : "Edison" Conf Room, 16th Floor, 50 Milk St, Boston, MA, 02109, United States
Event Description

This August, Joshua May of Climate Reality will come in to speak with the Residential green Building Committee (and you!) about how to spread the word on climate change to anyone and everyone you engage with.

Residential Green Building Committee

The committee’s objectives are to work to raise the awareness of the benefits of residential green building and remodeling and to increase the quantity of projects registering for LEED for Homes. The committee, through education and outreach, will focus on the following:

-Hold across MA, Lunch, and LEED, education sessions and tours on topics such as Zero Net Energy, Deep Energy Retrofits and REGREEN
-Help the community understand and implement LEED for Homes and residential green building, remodeling and retrofits
-Ensure that our target markets are aware of available green building tools and resources
-Partner with other Green Building Programs
-Establish a collaborative relationship with a professional and/or community organizations
-Develop case studies and green residential building content for the USGBC MA website

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC Massachusetts Chapter
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Joshua May will present the latest version of the renowned Al Gore slide deck that is the companion presentation to the new film "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power"

      Joshua is a renewable energy & sustainability entrepreneur, writer, speaker and climate activist based in Boston, MA. He has presented the Climate Reality Project slide deck to schools, business groups, universities and government/defense organizations over the last 3 years.

      As a U.S. Army veteran, he was one of the leaders that organized the veteran deployment to Standing Rock last November and was on the ground when the Obama administration denied DAPL the easement for the controversial natural gas pipeline.

      Joshua has also launched a non-profit to build sustainable tiny houses and micro apartments for the homeless and low-income families. This year he has climate missions planned to Bangladesh and the Antarctic to help raise awareness for areas that are facing the most severe consequences of climate change right now.

      This past March Joshua was presented with the Green Ring Award for outstanding work towards solving the climate crisis, by former Vice-President and Noble Laureate Al Gore.
  • Event type
    • Speaker

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Joshua May and Climate Reality have arranged to offer a FREE Seats for a Screening of An Inconvenient Sequel Truth to Power on the 14th, after the meeting!

Click here to rsvp: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-inconvenient-sequel-truth-to-power-boston-screening-tickets-36866537807?aff=eand

This event will sell out, so rsvp soon.

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power - Boston Screening
The Climate Reality Project is dedicated to catalyzing a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society. Founded and chaired by Al Gore, Nobel Laureate and former Vice President of the United States, The Climate Reality Project has more than 5 million members and supporters worldwide. It is guided by one simple truth: The climate crisis is real and we know how to solve it.

By Allison Friedman | Aug 09, 2017

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