RadioActive 2/18/16

Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco

Issue: Environmental and Social Justice

Program Topic: The Climate Change Institute and Reversing Falls Sanctuary’s Speaker Series on Climate Change

Key Discussion Points:

1) The Reversing Falls Sanctuary in Brooksville has begun it’s Lenten speaker series, called “Caring for the Earth, Our Common Home”, most specifically focusing on climate change. It kicked off last Sunday and will run weekly through March 20th.

2) We interview last week’s speaker, Dr Paul Mayewski, director of the Climate Change Institute and professor at the University of Maine, Orono.

3) The Reversing Falls Sanctuary is spearheading or involved with a number of local initiatives, including a green house project, participation in a state wide weatherization initiative (“Window Dressers” ), development of the Brooksville Community Solar Farm and work in the Transition Towns movement.

Dr Paul Mayewski, director of the Climate Change Institute, professor at University of Maine, Orono.

Anne and Tony Ferrara, Reversing Falls Sanctuary and RFS Community Climate Change Initiative