Ward 5 Democratic Committee Plans Environmental Forum,March 15

The next meeting of the Boston Ward 5 Democratic Committee will be held Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at the Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street in the Back Bay.

This month, the committee will host a forum on environmental issues, including the City of Boston’s Climate Action Plan and opportunities for raising awareness and civic engagement regarding climate change.

Panelists include Austin Blackmon, the City of Boston’s chief of environment, energy and open space, who recently represented Boston at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, where Boston won an award for “Smart Cities and Smart Community Engagement;” Lourdes Lopez, community outreach manager for “Renew Boston,” the public-private partnership to promote energy efficiency and alternative energy services for Boston residents and businesses; and Nikhil Nadkarni, climate and building program manager for the City of Boston’s

Environment Department and point person for the City of Boston’s Building and Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO).

Moderating our discussion will be Richard Dimino, president and CEO of A Better City and a member of the 2014 Climate Action Plan Steering Committee.

This is a public forum and all are invited to attend.

Ward 5 Democratic Committee to host environmental forum

The next meeting of the Boston Ward 5 Democratic Committee will be held Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at the Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street in the Back Bay.

This month, the committee will host a forum on environmental issues, including the City of Boston’s Climate Action Plan and opportunities for raising awareness and civic engagement regarding climate change.

Panelists include Austin Blackmon, the City of Boston’s chief of environment, energy and open space, who recently represented Boston at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, where Boston won an award for “Smart Cities and Smart Community Engagement;” Lourdes Lopez, community outreach manager for “Renew Boston,” the public-private partnership to promote energy efficiency and alternative energy services for Boston residents and businesses; and Nikhil Nadkarni, climate and building program manager for the City of Boston’s

Environment Department and point person for the City of Boston’s Building and Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO).

Moderating our discussion will be Richard Dimino, president and CEO of A Better City and a member of the 2014 Climate Action Plan Steering Committee.

This is a public forum and all are invited to attend.

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