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Today is September 28, 2016.   To see future months, scroll down. Future months are created as events are posted.

September 2016

Event Start DateEvent
09/13/2016 Date: Sept. 13-15, 2016

Location: Denver, CO

Venue: Denver Art Museum

Contact: events@ecodistricts.org

Headline: EcoDistricts Summit 2016: Building Vibrancy

Description: From September 13-15, the worlds most innovative urban regeneration leaders will convene in Denver, CO to examine and rethink some of the biggest challenges facing communities today at the EcoDistricts Summit 2016: Building Vibrancy. Through an experiential program designed to inspire, inform and activate, the seventh annual Summit seeks to drive sustainable impact in cities worldwide. Join us for inspiring plenaries, mobile tours, hands-on studios, an Urban Block Party, and networking experiences to discover how cities worldwide are leveraging the power of the neighborhood scale to build vibrancy, scale success, and set the path for the sustainable cities of tomorrow.

"Cost (all USD):
General Early Bird (by 06/30/16) = $620.00
General Standard (by 08/15/16) = $775.00
Non-profit/Govt. Early Bird (by 06/30/16) = $580.00
Non-profit/Govt. Standard by 08/15/16) = $700"

Link: http://www.summit.ecodistricts.org/

October 2016

Event Start DateEvent
10/06/2016 Carbon Pricing: Climate Game Changer

Thursday, Oct. 6, 6:30 refreshments & 7:00-9:00 program

Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Hall
1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org

Join us for an evening with Citizens Climate Lobby members, Amy Gorman and Harry Chomsky for a presentation and discussion on CCLs legislative proposal for a comprehensive and effective solution to the climate crisis. Learn about tools on how to pass climate change legislation. CCL is a national organization that is committed to creating the political will for a sustainable planet.
The presentation will include a specific nonpartisan proposal for pricing carbon emissions. CCL has an active chapter in Alameda County and will be talking about progress made locally toward garnering support for their proposed legislation. This includes recent unanimous passage by the Berkeley and Albany City Councils of resolutions supporting a fully rebated fee on all carbon emissions (differing from cap and trade plans) at the national level. Bring an earth-friendly snack or refreshment to share at 6:30 pm if you would like to.

For info: www.transitionberkeley.com or email: info@transitionberkeley.com

Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Ctee, Transition Berkeley, and the Citizens Climate Lobby
Suggested donation $5-$20. No one turned away.
Wheelchair accessible.

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November 2016

Event Start DateEvent
11/02/2016 Date: November 2-4, 2016

Location: Vancouver, BC

Contact: events@ecodistricts.org

Headline: 2016 EcoDistricts District Energy+Water Academy

Description: Join EcoDistricts, the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability and ReShape Strategies for the District Energy+Water Academy, November 2-4, 2016 in Vancouver, BC. This executive-level, team-oriented intensive puts leaders in front of compelling case studies, expert-led skills sessions and project tours to expand perspectives on successful district-scale project ownership and financing models, feasibility, public policy, and marketability, arming you with a roadmap to accelerate project success. Well showcase Vancouver, BCs unique sustainable development lab through district energy and water project tours and spotlights. Space for this 3-day intensive is limited.

"Cost (all USD):
General = $1,045.00 USD per person
Group (3 or more) = $790.00 per person
Non-profit/Govt. = $940.00 per person"

Link: http://www.dewa.ecodistricts.org/

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