A Climate Conversation

Join us on Monday, April 23rd, from 6:30-8:30 pm at Carver Recreation Center to learn what is being done in Virginia and here in our own community to address climate change, how it is affecting us now and will in the future, and what we can do in our daily lives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The Conversation will empower our community to foster real change through education, engagement and action.


Event presenters:

  • Liz Palmer, Albemarle County Board of Supervisors
  • Stephen Nash, author of  Virginia Climate Fever - How Global Warming Will Transform Our Cities, Shorelines and Forests and visiting senior research scholar at University of Richmond
  • Angela Navarro, Deputy Secretary of the Virginia Department of Natural Resources
  • Peter Anderson, Virginia Program Manager for Appalachian Voices
  • Kristel Riddervold, Charlottesville Environmental Sustainability Manager
  • Lesley Crowther Fore, Executive Director of the Local Energy Alliance Program
  • Drew Gallagher, Marketing Manager, Sigora Solar
  • Teri Kent, Director of Programs and Communication, Charlottesville Climate Collaborative
  • Lara Johnson, Urban & Community Forestry Partnership Coordinator, Virginia Department of Forestry

Following the presentations, a breakout session follows to discuss specific action initiatives and identify community priorities.

The Conversation is sponsored by Indivisible Charlottesville, the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, the UVA Office of Sustainability, the Charlottesville Climate Collaborative, Sierra Club, Appalachian Voices, Charlottesville Renewable Energy Alliance, the Local Energy Alliance Program, Sigora Solar and Gen180.

Supporters include:  Wild Virginia, Climate Reality Project, 350.org, Earth Week, Cville  100


Come out and join the Climate Conversation!

April 23

6:30 to 8:30

Carver Recreation Center


Carver Recreation Center
233 4th St NW
Charlottesville, VA 22903