May 16, 2022

League of Women Voters’ Delegate to 2021 U.N. Climate Conference Gives Report, Discusses Future Actions, Tonight via Zoom

NIANTIC — On Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 at 7 p.m., the League of Women Voters of  Southeastern Connecticut (LWVSECT) will host a presentation on the subject of climate. The event will now be held exclusively via Zoom. All are welcome.

The Zoom link is: F2b05PbkNFZz09 

The LWVSECT includes the towns of Lyme and Old Lyme.

The presenter will be LWVSECT member Emily Polakowski, who was a League delegate to the United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) held in November 2021 in  Glasgow, Scotland, and a member of the LWVSECT.

Polakowski will talk about her attendance at the U.N. Climate Summit (COP 26)  in Glasgow where she represented the League of Women Voters – U.S. as an  observer delegate to the event.  

Her talk will cover the set-up of the conference and she will:

  • offer a brief history of  climate negotiations
  • provide background climate information and terms
  • share what she learned from events that she attended at the conference
  • discuss what actions  one can take today to help limit climate change on a local and national level.

There will be a Q&A session at the end of the event. 

The League of Women Voters has been celebrating its 100th anniversary in  2021 and looks forward to continuing its non-partisan, political, educational mission  on subjects of import to all.

The League welcomes men and women as members of its organization.

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