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Sharing Ithaca's Climate Story: A Talanoa Dialogue

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tompkins County Public Library, BorgWarner Community Room
101 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Come share your story of how extreme weather and climate change is affecting you or your community! Initiated by the Government of Fiji at COP23, the purpose of a Talanoa Dialogue is to share stories, build empathy, and make wise decisions for the collective good. The process of Talanoa involves the sharing of ideas, skills, and experience through storytelling.

Register to help us better plan for the meeting, and share your climate change story!

During the process, Ithaca and Tompkins community residents will share stories of how climate change has affected them. Our answers to Three Questions (Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there?) will be collated and submitted to the United Nations ahead of the COP24 Conference in Poland. Communities across the globe are holding their own Talanoa Dialogues, and we want Ithaca and Tompkins County’s stories to be heard.

The goal of the evening is to humanize local climate change impacts, and increase the pressure on governments and NGOs to increase their commitment to climate change action.

Organized by the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions, CCE Tompkins County, and the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative. All are welcome - light refreshments will be provided!

See you there!

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climate change

CICSS: Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions


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Allison M. Chatrchyan

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Free and Open to the Public

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