How to Scale Local Climate Success Up and Out

Media climate coverage is so full of fire, flood and politics there’s often scant space for solutions. It’s no wonder #climategrief has become a hashtag.
Behind the headlines, we all know thousands of innovations by individuals in communities and companies large and small are boosting climate resilience and helping spread the clean-energy transition.
But if such efforts are to get anywhere near the necessary scale, there's a vital need to connect and collaborate amid the noise clogging our digital commons. In this brainstorming session, the audience will explore fresh tactics and tools with a leading climate communicator and innovators sparking change in New York City’s antiquated schools, the wildfire zones of the West and along the Shinnecock Indian Nation's eroding coastline.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Molly Mowery

Wildfire Planning International

Ozgem Ornektekin

KO2 Consulting

Andrew Revkin

Columbia University Earth Institute

Shavonne Smith

Shinnecock Indian Nation

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