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Launching the Next Phase of Boulder's Climate Action

Join the City of Boulder to launch the next phase of climate action.

Event Details

The City of Boulder is looking for community members to help with the next phase of timely and systems-focused climate action.

  • Title: Climate Mobilization Action Plan Launch
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 
  • Location: University of Colorado Boulder’s Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (3145 Colorado Ave.).
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At the event, participants will attend a presentation that will provide an orientation to this new phase of climate action. The same panel will give this presentation three times, at 5:45, 6:30 and 7:15. Then, guests can visit action/focus area tables to learn about current activities, discuss game-changing solutions and sign up to participate in the process that will result in a new Climate Action Plan for Boulder.

This event is the kick-off of the process discussed with council at the July 9 Study Session that will result in a new climate strategy in response to renewed climate urgency. This strategy is called the Climate Mobilization Action Plan, or CMAP. Fully addressing climate change will require immediate, system-scale action to create an equitable future, rapidly reduce emissions and accelerate technological innovation. 

The city sees equity and resilience as core considerations of climate programs and policies. The event will provide an opportunity to engage on equity and resilience, as well as the focus areas under consideration for the new strategy: 

  • Energy Systems:  What’s the next frontier of innovation in how we power our lives through sustainable, renewable energy resources?  
  • Regenerative Ecosystems:  How can ecosystem stewardship help to recapture and drawdown carbon from the atmosphere?   
  • Circular Materials Economy:  How can we go beyond our recycle-compost-landfill approach to create a closed loop of goods and services in which nothing goes to waste?  
  • Land Use:  How do our land use decisions impact our energy use and emissions?  How can we design communities to reduce consumption of all resources?   
  • Financial Systems:  How can our financial choices—where our money is invested, who provides our financial services, what types of products and services we buy—help drive innovation and rapid transition to a renewable, sustainable society?   

Inclusivity Information

The city will provide Spanish interpreters and will offer a kid-friendly zone. The city will also provide light refreshments.

Parking Information

The lots surrounding the JSCBB are free after 5 p.m. including lot 548 and 543. There are sections in each lot that require a permit at all times. Look for signage and do not park in sections requiring a permit.

Map of Event

 

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