Climate Action Rally and discussion
Sen. Whitehouse will end his multi-state Climate Road Trip in Miami on Friday, April 25, at CLEO’s rally, where he will serve as the moderator for the one-hour panel and featured speaker at a rally to follow. The two-hour rally will feature elected officials, local business owners, cultural and community institutions, schools and other groups taking the stage to showcase the support for climate action in South Florida. The rally will take place at Pinecrest Gardens 11000 Red Road.
5 to 6 pm: Climate Science Briefing & Panel Discussion (moderated by Sen. Whitehouse)
5:45 to 6:15 pm: Press Availability
6:15 to 8 pm: South Florida Climate Action Rally (with Keynote Speech by Sen. Whitehouse)
This is an important week for bringing light to climate change, as U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will be holding a field hearing on Tuesday, April 22, in Miami Beach to discuss the effects of climate change and sea level rise on South Florida.
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Light refreshments and food will be provided.
CLEO offers climate leadership engagement opportunities to bridge the divide between science and society on the urgent issue of climate change.
Sen. Whitehouse has helped lead the fight in Washington for action on climate change for years. As a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety, he plays a key role in crafting policies to address climate change and environmental protection.
“South Florida is the area that is most threatened by sea level rise in the continental U.S.,” U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said, according to a Bloomberg BNA article. "We have a compelling story to tell."
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