A Climate to Thrive summit

BAR HARBOR — A Climate to Thrive will host its 2019 winter summit, “Building a Brighter Future: Stepping Up to the Climate Change Challenge,” Sunday, Feb. 10 from 2:30-5 p.m. at MDI High School.

“The event will showcase the many ways that MDI is becoming a model for sustainability and some exciting new opportunities for taking our vision statewide,” event organizers said. Community members will have an opportunity to share new ideas and help plan the next steps to keep the momentum going.

“The program will feature two keynote speakers as well as two-minute success stories by local residents and community leaders, workshops, and time for networking while learning and thinking together while enjoying delicious local food and music.”

Matt Prindiville, director of the national organization Upstream, will speak about solutions to stop plastic pollution. Phil Coupe, co-founder of ReVision Energy, will discuss how a 100 percent renewable energy future is possible with technology that is available today.

Contact ACTT at 664-4040 or visit www.aclimatetothrive.org for more information and volunteer opportunities.

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