Environment

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.

Film Screening and Discussion of “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret – April 12, Leesburg, VA

Sunday, April 12, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Photoworks
2 Loudoun St SW # A, Leesburg, VA (map)
Meetup page

Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary driver of rainforest destruction, species extinction, habitat loss, topsoil erosion, ocean “dead zones,” and virtually every other environmental ill.

Environmental Film Festival- March 17-29, Washington, DC

Tuesday, March 17 – Sunday, March 29
Washington, DC
http://www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org/
The 23rd annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital will present more than 150 films from 31 countries at over 60 venues across the city and will host visiting filmmakers, scientists and policymakers, whose perspectives and expertise will enhance our screenings. The 2015 Festival will explore the pervasive impact of climate change on our planet through a special focus on Climate Connections.