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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Reverse Global Warming

Urban and Suburban Carbon Farming
to Reverse Global Warming
Conference on 5/3

Please join us for “Urban and Suburban Carbon Farming to Reverse Global Warming.” Learn how soil restoration is key to reversing climate change and about the contributions urban and suburban dwellers can make!

This one-day conference, presented by Biodiversity for a Livable Climate, Green Cambridge, and the Climate Action Business Association, will take place at Harvard Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Mass., on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015.

An exciting line-up of scientists, farmers, educators, and visionary community leaders — including special guest, local food pioneer Mel King — will present on topics of interest to gardeners, homeowners, government officials, educators, students … and all others concerned about health, economic well-being, and our ecological future.

Speakers and Panelists:

Thomas Akin, Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA
Lenni Armstrong, DePave Somerville
Jonathan Bates, ecologist and permaculture consultant
Duke Bitsko, Bioengineering Group
Phil Colarusso, Ocean and Coastal Protection unit, US EPA
Eric ‘T’ Fleischer, Battery Park City Parks Conservancy, Manhattan, New York
Bruce Fulford, City Soil & Greenhouse
Allison Houghton, Greater Boston CSA
Jennifer Lawrence, sustainability planner, City of Cambridge
Ellen Mass, Friends of Alewife Reservation
David Morimoto, Biology, Lesley University
Charlotte O’Brien, Carbon Drawdown Solutions
Luisa Oliveira, senior planner for landscape design, City of Somerville
Eric Olson, Sustainable International Development, Heller School, Brandeis University
Nathan Phillips, Earth and Environment, Boston University
Mark Smith, Brookwood Community Farm
Adam Sacks, executive director, Biodiversity for a Livable Climate
Quinton Zondervan, executive director, Climate Action Business Association and president, Green Cambridge

For more information and to REGISTER, visit

Conference fee is $50, sliding scale. Volunteer opportunities are available.

Karl Thidemann
Biodiversity for a Livable Climate


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