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City invites residents to attend SA Climate Ready Forum on Friday, Dec. 4

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Published on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

City invites residents to attend SA Climate Ready Forum on Friday, Dec. 4

Virtual event to feature topics such as climate equity, urban biodiversity, energy efficiency

CONTACT: Carlos Valenzuela, (210) 207-3919
Carlos.Valenzuela@sanantonio.gov

 

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 1, 2020) – This week, the City of San Antonio’s Office of Sustainability will host the virtual SA Climate Ready Forum, a celebration of the one-year anniversary of the City of San Antonio's first Climate Action and Adaptation Plan. The event kicks off on Friday, Dec. 4 online and on social media.
 
The forum will launch with a recorded statement by Mayor Ron Nirenberg restating San Antonio’s commitment to climate action and vision for the future, followed by a series of short videos that attendees may watch at their own pace. Projects and goals highlighted throughout the event include: the American Cities Climate Challenge; climate equity featuring District 7 Councilwoman Ana Sandoval; local food; urban biodiversity; energy efficiency; youth engagement; Safer Streets; the Living Heritage Trades Academy featuring District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran and more.  At the end of the day, the Office of Sustainability will hold a Town Hall to answer questions from the public.   
 
Content will be made available on the day of the event through the Office of Sustainability’s website at sanantonio.gov/sustainability. The Mayor’s Welcome, Conversation about San Antonio's Path to Carbon Neutrality and the American Cities Climate Challenge, as well as the Town Hall will also be broadcast through Facebook (facebook.com/COSAOfficeofSustainability).
 
Registration for the event is highly encouraged, but not required. To register, visit: eventbrite.com/e/sa-climate-ready-forum-tickets-122253167515.
 
To submit a question for the Town Hall, please email SAClimateReadyForum@cegroupinc.net or submit questions directly through the Office of Sustainability’s Facebook (facebook.com/COSAOfficeofSustainability) or Twitter (twitter.com/COSAsustainable).

 

Questions about the event or registration can also be directed to SAClimateReadyForum@cegroupinc.net.

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