Project Description

August 17, 2020

How can we use smart, green technologies to meet the challenges of our health, economic and climate crises while promoting sustainable and equitable growth

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Meet Our Speakers

Jon Haveman, National Economic Education Delegation

Jon spoke about climate change economics and the social cost of carbon. He told us why many economics recommend carbon pricing as a practical way to reduce our carbon emissions.

Watch the video of his talk. View his slides. Visit the N.E.E.D. website. Email him.

Chris Yalonis, VenturePad

Chris spoke about impact entrepreneurship and Marin’s green new economy. He discussed new business models and opportunities for green jobs in a shared, resilient and low carbon economy.

Watch the video of his talk. View his slides. Visit the VenturePad website. Email him.

Mark Chabbria, County of Marin 

Mark told us about the Marin Green Business Program, which promotes sustainable business practices and certifies local companies that are “walking the talk.”

Watch the video of his talk. View his slides. Visit the Marin Sustainability Team site. Email him.

Thanks to our Team

Special thanks to Tom Flynn and Al Grumet for co-hosting this event with Fabrice Florin, and to all the Green Change team members who supported them: Lily Cohen, Dolores Heeb and Marilyn Price. Thanks as well to Good Earth Natural Foods for sponsoring our community engagement.