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Georgetown Mayor Dale Ross, Trammell Crow and the Association of Climate Change Officers are hosting a meeting on April 20 at EarthX Texas to forge a network of Texas cities and counties working together to build capacity on clean energy and resilience through training, knowledge exchange, resource sharing and aggregating interests. 

Vision:

Texas leaders working together to ensure that their communities are sustainable, prosperous and responsible through accelerated capacity building, alignment of resources and interests, and public engagement on climate change action.

Prospective Actions:

Community members would work together to shape and prioritize efforts, such as:

  • Aligning climate action with economic development
  • Advancing statewide preparedness and resilience
  • Scaling up clean energy development and consumption
  • Engaging the public to build better understanding and support
  • Developing goals and implementation strategies
  • Providing support to member communities in taking action locally
  • Sharing and aggregating community and staff resources
  • Cohort training to institutionalize clean energy and climate preparedness into critical decision-making roles

April 20, 2018
8:30am - 11:00am
Dallas, Texas

Meeting Agenda

  • Setting the Stage for Bold Action
  • Forging Collaboration Between Local Leaders & Infrastructure Organizations
  • Insights from Other State & Local Initiatives
  • The Case for Institutionalizing Climate Into Decision-Making
  • A Vision for Establishing a Network of Texas Cities & Counties
  • Facilitated Discussion