Earth Day: Frank Lowenstein on Willinet

Earth Day: Climate Change Impacts and Solutions

Frank Lowenstein, Director of Global Climate Adaptation for The Nature Conservancy, spoke on “Climate Change: Local Impacts, Local Solutions” at 3:30 pm on Earth Day, April 22 in Fellowship Hall.  The event was co-sponsored by the church, the Center for EcoTechnology, the Williamstown COOL Committee, the Zilkha Center andCenter for Environmental Studies at Williams College, the Hoosic River Watershed AssociationWilliamstown Rural Lands FoundationNorthern Berkshire Transitions and Wild Oats.

Lowenstein attended the 18th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Durban, South Africa, last fall. Elizabeth Kolbert, author of environmental articles in The New Yorker and of the book, “Field Notes from a Catastrophe,” will introduce the speaker.
The Nature Conservancy describes itself as the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends.

This is one of the many talks at our church that we have filmed for Willinet.  Although technical difficulties meant that it couldn’t be put on the Willinet website right away, it is now available to watch.  If you missed the talk, you can view it online below.

First Church Video

View the video here!

(1 hour 21 minutes)