Climate & Community 2/1/24: “Planning Forward’ for Community Futures

Host: Brianna Cunliffe
Description: Climate & Community covers the Community Resilience Training offered by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, created in partnership with the Island Institute, and funded by an Environmental Literacy Grant from NOAA, and speaks with Abby Roche, Community Development Officer with Island Institute, and Gayle Bowness,  Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s Municipal Climate Action Program Manager, about insights from this initiative up and down Maine’s coast. To learn more, visit
Johannah, Brianna, Tanvi, Gus, Corey, and Beth are the team at A Climate to Thrive, a nonprofit working to build a model of community-driven, solutions-focused climate action. Since its origins around a potluck table as concerned neighbors gathered to take action on climate change, A Climate to Thrive, or ACTT, has been supporting solutions on Mount Desert Island and beyond since 2016. Learn more at