What can Hamilton do next to fight climate change?

What can be done?

Hamilton 350 logoWhat can be done about climate change in the Hamilton area where we have suffered from 20 extreme rainstorms that have flooded homes in the last decade, and extensive damage and costs from high winds and ice storms in the last year?

Come out on May 12

Join Hamilton 350 and other co-hosts on Monday May 12 to become part of the solution. We’ll hear from top climate scientist Dr. Gordon McBean, Durham Region sustainability manager Brian Kelly, and aboriginal voices.

Gordon McBean is the forthcoming president of the International Council for Science, a director of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, and a past deputy minister of Canada’s Ministry of the Environment. Brian Kelly is leading the design of the climate change adaptation policy for the Region of Durham. We’ll also hear from the Manitou Mkwa Singers and Danielle B (Anishnaabe Kwe and one of the many aboriginal voices for water and land.)

The climate change forum is on Monday May 12 in the Hamilton Central Library (55 York Boulevard, Hamilton) starting at 7 pm. It is hosted by the Hamilton 350 Committee, the Council of Canadians Hamilton Chapter, Environment Hamilton, Green Venture, and Idle No More. It is co-sponsored by ten community organizations.

Please invite your family, friends and contacts. For more info contact info@hamilton350.org

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