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Films in February: Discussion of Purple Mountains

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02/23/21
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Join us for a discussion of the film Purple Mountains PURPLE MOUNTAINS (purplemountainsfilm.com) hosted by the Bath-Brunswick Chapter of Citizen’s Climate Lobby Chapters – Citizens’ Climate Lobby  and staring four active panelists:

Mark Battle is a Professor of Physics at Bowdoin College. His research addresses questions about the composition of the earth’s atmosphere in the present, future and recent past.

Chloe Maxmin, State Senator District 13 (Nobleboro area) has been a climate activist since she was 12 and started DivestHarvard when she was a student there.

David Vail  emeritus Professor of Economics from Bowdoin College, David Vail has been working with companies, environmental organizations and candidates in Maine for years.

Rob Wood is the Director of Government Relations and Climate Policy for The Nature Conservancy in Maine, based in Brunswick, ME.

Purple Mountains is a documentary featuring Jeremy Jones, a graduate of Carrabassett Valley Academy (ME), a North Tahoe local, iconic snowboarder, mountaineer, and founder of Protect Our Winters.  Jeremy makes a strong case for finding common ground with those we think disagree with us about climate change.  Along the way he makes the case for policy, not individual sustainability actions, as the necessary approach to addressing the climate crisis.

Discussion will center around the following questions:

  • Why are we as a country so divided on climate change?
  • How do we find common ground?
  • What effective policies may be acceptable to legislators on both sides?

Register at Curtis Memorial Library here: Films in February: Purple Mountain Panel Discussion – LibCal – Curtis Memorial Library

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