EcoForums


  • 08/11/2017 10:00 AM
  • Faneuil Hall

Transportation is one of our largest consumers of energy. What new methods of transit can we apply sooner than later to make a difference in our cities and our world?

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  • 08/11/2017 01:30 PM
  • Faneuil Hall

Join our panel of water experts for a dynamic discussion about water and finding ways to be resilient in our changing world.

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  • 08/11/2017 04:00 PM
  • Faneui Hall

Come listen, learn, brainstorm about resilient, sustainable ideas and designs for our urban spaces.

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  • 08/12/2017 11:00 AM
  • Faneuil Hall

It is no easy feat to add years to one's body and maintain a healthy outlook. It is even a greater challenge when the stressors of climate change are added to the mix. What are some healthy strategies to confront these issues, and to do it with grace? This panel will look at how aging and the changing climate intersect.

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  • 08/12/2017 11:00 AM
  • Faneuil Hall

Our health is inextricably linked to the earth. When we have a healthy planet, we thrive. When we are healthy, the earth thrives. When we eat well, keep our bodies fit, and our minds are free of excess stress, we make less demands of our earth's resources. Learn about a variety of wholesome approaches from a range of speakers. This forum is supported by Natural Awakenings Boston.

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  • 08/12/2017 12:00 PM
  • Faneuil Hall

How do we move towards a clean renewable energy economy while adequately addressing the needs of diverse constituencies?

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  • 08/12/2017 02:00 PM
  • Faneuil Hall

This forum looks at ways in which Local Food can be a strong force to building our local economy. Through experts brought together by Food Solutions New England, explore a bold vision that calls for our region to build the capacity to produce at least 50% of our food by 2060 while supporting healthy food for all, sustainable farming and fishing, and thriving communities.

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  • 08/13/2017 10:00 AM
  • Faneuil Hall

Like many cities, Boston is facing the consequences of a changing climate. This may include extreme temperatures, sea level rise, heavy precipitation, and coastal storms. The impacts felt as a result of these threats will disproportionately affect communities of color and overlapping socially vulnerable communities such as older adults, children, people with limited English proficiency, people with low to no income, and people with disabilities. Preparing communities of color for the impacts of climate change and strengthening emergency responses are necessary to build resilience citywide.

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  • 08/13/2017 11:00 AM
  • Faneuil Hall

Designed for youth, ages 15-35, from all parts of the globe, this Summit invites youth to talk to each other about environmental problems they confront and hear about innovative enterprising ways of solving them from some guest speakers. This is a chance for youth to help build peace for themselves and the planet. #EcoEntrepreneurship #YouthBuildingPeace

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  • 08/13/2017 01:45 PM
  • Faneuil Hall

Envision a world with ample, affordable, and healthy food for everyone on the planet, where our local farmers and fishermen have access to insights from spacecraft, wireless networks and machine learning to help them make better decisions. This forum showcases the transformative impact of technology on agriculture and aquaculture, taking better care of our crops and animals, informing and engaging consumers, strengthening our societies, and radically rethinking how to feed the planet.

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