Bold Actions for a Climate Emergency – News
BOLD ACTIONS FOR A CLIMATE EMERGENCY
*Content Courtesy of City of Vancouver – Sustainability Team
*Image courtesy of Karen Rose Photography
The City of Vancouver acknowledges that this event is situated on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.
Vancouver has been working on becoming the greenest city in the world for nearly a decade – but tackling climate change beyond 2020 comes with a new sense of urgency.
It’s time to be more ambitious than ever before – that’s why we’re inviting you to help scale up our efforts together to create a more equitable, healthy, and thriving future for our city.
On February 3 join the City of Vancouver for – BOLD ACTIONS for a CLIMATE EMERGENCY – a conversation on what climate emergency means for Vancouver and what we need to do to get real about it.
This event is the kick-off to a series of opportunities and dialogues designed to inspire and inform an ambitious action plan for Vancouver that responds to the climate crisis.
Presentations and personal reflections from experts and thought leaders about the scale of the climate crisis, the urgency needed for action, and the importance of climate justice.
A moderated dialogue called TRUE STORIES OF WHEN WE WERE BOLD. Speakers will reflect on a variety of social transformative events in history and what they can teach us about collective action as well as the public’s role in systems change.
An overview from a City representative about how Vancouver is planning to be bold in its next environmental and climate response plan, as well as an audience invitation to be involved in next steps.
A performance from Vancouver-based musicians Hey Ocean!, highlighting the power of the collective in the room and inspiring people to leave the event with high energy and commitment to working boldly together.
A BOLD ACTIONS exhibition in the lobby before and after the event, showcasing opportunities to be involved in the City’s plan as well as with local organizations doing climate action work.
6:00pm to 6:45pm – BOLD ACTIONS Exhibition
6:45pm to 9:30pm – Programmed event
The Orpheum Theatre is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, so it is easily accessible by bus and only a short walk from the Skytrain.
Wheelchair access to the Orpheum Theatre is through the Smithe Street entrance, where staff can direct you to the elevator. Wheelchair seating is also available – please indicate if you require this when you order your ticket.
***No one turned away for lack of funds, if you aren’t able to pay the ticket price, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org