Environment

350 Loudoun Divestment Campaigns

350 Loudoun launched several divestment campaigns on February 14, Global Divestment Day. The petition seeks to bring the divestment movement to the VA General Assembly. The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) manages 67 billion dollars and approximately 820 employers participate in the system, including state agencies, public colleges and universities, local public school divisions and political subdivisions that have elected to participate.

Climate Messaging with Filmmaker Lynne Cherry – April 1, Greenbelt, MD

Wednesday, April 1, 7:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Greenbelt Community Center,
Room 114
15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD
Lynne Cherry is producer and director of 10 short documentaries,
Young Voices for the Planet, that champion youth speaking out, taking action and finding solutions to the climate crisis.

Global Climate Change: No Longer Tomorrow’s Challenge – April 6, Fairfax, VA

Monday April 6, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00pm
George Mason University
Merten Hall Room 1201
Fairfax, VA 22030

Guest Speaker: U.S. Representative Gerry Connolly
Co-chair of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Caucus, Rep. Connolly (D,VA 11th District) represents Mason and is an advocate for protecting the environment and investing in clean and renewable energy.