Video From “Climate Apocalypse Now” 3/15/17

(Click to watch video) On March 15, a large crowd gather at San Rafael City Hall to learn about the practical, real-world steps we can all take to combat climate change. Topics and speakers were:

1. The One World House
David Haskell, professional solar designer and energy efficiency consultant, provided practical instructions to turn a house into a ZERO NET ENERGY HOME . . . where all energy consumed on-site is carbon-neutral.

 

2. Driving on Sunshine
Dale Miller, early EV adopter and President of the Golden Gate Electric Vehicle Assn., presented the why and how of powering all transport, from bikes and cars to buses and trucks, with 100% non-polluting electricity today.

 

3. Zero Waste & Sustainable Consumption
Renee Goddard, Zero Waste program manager for Sustainable Fairfax and Fairfax Town Council member, will explore how with forethought, conscious purchasing and shopping locally, you can dramatically reduce your impact on the earth.

 

4. Less Carbon, More Community
Tamra Peters, founder and director of  Resilient Neighborhoods, shared her experiences helping families shift to a low-carbon/no-waste lifestyle . . .while building community and having fun!

 

5. Call to Action: The One Planet Challenge
Kiki La Porta, climate and social justice activist and past president of Sustainable San Rafael and Sustainable Marin and
Sustainable San Rafael, moderated.

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