NIANTIC — 1/17 UPDATE — We have been advised that this event will now be held by Zoom only.
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 be held at Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Ave, Niantic (use the upper level parking lot) and all are welcome
The Program will also be accessible via Zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85793934144pwd=TktDbGlyeFhhZFpzTH F2b05PbkNFZz09
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.
Vaccination and masks are required for entry.
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.
Visit this link for further information about the League of Women Voters of Southeastern Connecticut.
Irene Weiss says
This event has been changed to zoom only.