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April 1, 8, 15 – Sustainability Now Live Hangouts
April 1 @ 6:00 pm - April 29 @ 8:00 pm
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MOVIE NIGHTS (FREE) – Coming attractions on April 1, 8, 15
Thursday evenings at 6:00 PM Central / 7:00 PM Eastern / 4:00 PM Pacific Time. Sign up for an email list: https://page.co/ZvMoV. Recordings of many past episodes are available at https://www.sustainabilitynow.global/
Thursday, April 1, 2021 – Register
Financing the Regenaissance Followed by Q&A with Jonathan Cloud and Victoria Zelin, Co-Founders of Possible Planet
Co-founders of Possible Planet, Jonathan Cloud and Victoria Zelin are on a mission to finance the transition to a regenerative future by creating strategies to attract capital and investment in clean energy. Today’s conversation is about PACE, (Property Assessed Clean Energy) — a source of financing that 1) requires no money out of pocket to make clean energy property improvements, 2) pays for itself with clean energy savings and 3) attaches the cost to the property rather than the property owner.
Join us to learn more about this game-changing innovation in financing that can help fund the transition not only to net zero buildings, but to buildings that capture more carbon than they emit.
Be sure to stick around after the interview for what will most certainly be an enlightening conversation.
In the meantime… JOIN US!
Scott and I have been busy working behind the scenes with a group of hemp industry leaders and farmers to get Farm Aid to make industrial hemp the focus of this year’s event.
With its tens of thousands of uses, industrial hemp promises to lift farmers out of debt and despair while providing sustainable solutions for planetary problems related to food, energy housing and so much more. The key to its success is education and strategic alliances between farmers, processors and manufacturers. Farm Aid has a unique opportunity to facilitate more widespread understanding and adoption of this remarkable crop.
Please sign on to our Change.org petition at https://www.change.org/p/farm-aid-focus-on-industrial-hemp-to-save-family-farms and share it widely. If we each share with our contacts and ask that they do the same, we can make this thing go viral. Together, we can make this vision a reality, for our farmers and for our future!
Thank you for all you do to shape a world that works!
Looking forward to seeing you Thursday!
~ Mira and Scott
Thursday, April 8, 2021 – Register
Hungry for Change: How Halophyte Plants Can Help Solve the Global Food Crisis with Hazel Henderson, D.Sc.Hon., FRSA
The global food crisis is inextricably linked to the dwindling freshwater supply. Futurist Hazel Henderson sees a solution in plants like quinoa, one of the many edible halophyte plants that thrive in salt water environments.
Hazel Henderson is an icon. She is the founder of Ethical Markets Media, LLC and the creator and co-executive Producer of its TV series. A world-renowned futurist, she is an evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, and author of The Axiom and Nautilus award-winning book Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy (2006) as well as eight other books.
Thursday, April 15, 2021 – Register
Jay Potter, innovator and co-founder of ECOR shares how to build a business by turning problems into profits through circular economy. ECOR takes fiber from the waste stream, and produces materials for furniture and building that can be fully recycled at end of life. Their patented process adds only water, heat and pressure.
Please feel free to view past episodes of Sustainability Now movies at https://www.sustainabilitynow.global