Monthly Meeting – Monday 8th June
We have two speakers at our monthly meeting this month
Carl Chenery on Climate Change and 350 – The most important number in the world –
Carl will speak on Climate Change, 350 and the opportunity of a global day of Action on Climate Change on October 24th of this year. 350 (ppm) parts per million is said to be the safe line for CO2 in the atmosphere. We are currently at 389ppm and going up by 2 per year. What can be done on a scale that will make a difference? For more info on the 350 movement see 350.org
Carl Chenery is an independent consultant and works for regeneration (beyond sustainability), through facilitation, and intergenerational collaboration. He is involved in a number of initiatives and projects including supporting 350 in New Zealand for a day of action on October 24th, Intersect– a group of Young Professionals leading the Change, Awakening the Dreamer Initiative which bridges environmental sustainability, social justice and spiritual fulfilment, and also fostering Cradle to Cradle design thinking here in NZ. He has commerce and engineering degrees from the University of Auckland, and is a citizen of Bethells/Te Henga.
Lisa Prager is speaking about the Supercity.
Lisa runs Garnet Station in Westmere.For the last six years in her role as a public watch dog Prager has focused her attention on issues like the sale of Westhaven Marina, Tank Farm pollution by petrochemical companies and now Lisa is very active in the www.stopthesupercity.org.nz
Lisa will be giving an update on the issues and also talking to us about how to put in submissions.
Grey Lynn Community Centre – Garden Room
7.30 – 9.30
Monday 8th June