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USGBC NH Chapter Annual Event and Climate Talk
Please join us on Thursday night, December 4th at the Portsmouth Harborside Event Center for our USGBC NH’s Annual Meeting. We are excited and honored to announce that this year's Keynote Speaker will be James McCarthy.
Dr. McCarthy is the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Biological Oceanography at Harvard University , and from 1982 to 2002 he was the director of Harvard University ’s Museum of Comparative Zoology . He has participated in and led national and international organizations whose goal is addressing climate and global change.
In addition to our discussion on the climate, we will have live music and door prizes, and will be announcing the results of our annual Board elections. The event is free and open to the public. Please click here to register so we can plan for seating and refreshments.
Community-Scale Heating with Wood in New Hampshire
Click here to take a look at the presentation that the NH Wood Energy Council recently shared at the October Green Eggs event.
Wide Impact of Climate Change Already Seen in U.S., Study Says
“Climate change, once considered an issue for a distant future, has moved firmly into the present,” the scientists declared in a major new report assessing the situation in the United States.
Partner with local community colleges through Community Green
The Center for Green Schools recently launched Community Green, a program to support community colleges in bringing green building training and education opportunities to their campuses. Through this program USGBC is offering all public two-year institutions a first free year of USGBC membership, which now includes a revised benefits package created specifically with the college in mind. Please spread the word about this exciting opportunity to the community colleges in your area and to contact Vanessa Santos to get involved. We are seeking chapter leaders who are able to offer their expertise as guest speakers and/or advisors for college members as they work to develop green building courses and training opportunities, so please contact Vanessa if you're interested.