EarthDays 2018 - Earth Summit

Drawdown - Paul Hawken


Friday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22

What’s being done?  What can we do?  What’s in it for us?

Saturday, April 21 · 9 AM-6:30 PM · $25

Presenting Paul Hawken’s DRAWDOWN – the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global climate warming.  Followed by presentations & panels with local and national experts. Lunch. World Cafe & Sound Meditation.

  • 100% Renewable Energy by 2025
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Pollinator Gardens
  • Communicating Climate Change
  • Renewable Energy Long Island
  • Food Waste
  • Clean Ground Water


9 AM:  Doors open and registration

9:30 – 9:45 AM: Welcome and introduction.

9:45 – 11:30 AM: Presenting Paul Hawken’s DRAWDOWN – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming.

11:40 AM – 12:40 PM: ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY – Presentation and panel discussion with Gordian Raacke (Renewable Energy Long Island), Jen Garvey (Deepwater Wind), and Andrew Smith (Greenlogic).

12:40 – 1:10 PM: LUNCH

1:10 – 2:10 PM: LAND & WATER – Presentations and panel discussion with Bob deLuca (Group for the East End), Edwina von Gal (Perfect Earth Project), Kevin McAllister (Defend H2O), Ann Welker (Southampton Town Trustee), Colleen Henn (Surfrider Foundation, East End Chapter), and Melanie Cirillo (Peconic Land Trust Director of Conservation Programs).

2:20 – 3:20 PM: PERSONAL ACTION – Videos, ideas and discussion about what you can do to help our environment. Led by Sarah Hunnewell with Bruce Humenik of Applied Energy Group and Joe Densieski of Wastewater Works.

3:30 – 4:30 PM: GOVERNMENT ACTION – Presentations and panel discussions with Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Legislator Bridget Fleming, and Southampton Mayor Michael Irving, led by Karl Grossman.

4:45 – 6:15 PM: WORLD CAFE hosted by Dorothy Reilly

6:15 – 6:45 PM: SOUND MEDITATION by Daniel Lauter – Clear, calm, and re-focus your mind after a day of learning and inspiration.


Earth Days 2018 committee:

Co-Chairs: Elyn Kronemeyer, and Dorothy Reilly

Committee Members: James Ewing and Sarah Hunnewell

Special thanks to Tesla Motors

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April 21, 2018 at 9:00am - 6:30pm
Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Ln
Southampton, NY 11968
United States
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Southampton Arts Center · 631-283-0967
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  • Gordian Raacke
    rsvped 2018-03-30 21:57:46 -0400