Media Advisory: January 18 Webinar - The Economics of Climate Change: Current Impacts on Maine’s Economy
First of 3-part series presented by the Maine State Chamber Education Foundation and Science is US
For Immediate Release
Monday, January 16, 2023
AUGUSTA, Maine – On Wednesday, January 18, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (EST), the Maine State Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation and Science is US will host the first of a three-part webinar series titled “The Economics of Climate Change,” exploring how Maine can turn current climate challenges and threats into strengths and opportunities.
In the first webinar, “Current Impacts on Maine’s Economy,” on January 18, Dana Connors, President of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, and Rachel Kerestes, Executive Director of Science is US, will lead a conversation with representatives of three key economic sectors on how the current climate reality is impacting their bottom lines, and what business leaders need to do to manage today's changing climate and tackle these challenges.
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Event: The Economics of Climate Change: Current Impacts on Maine’s Economy
Speakers: Dana Connors, President, Maine State Chamber of Commerce
Rachel Kerestes, Executive Director, Science is US
Jonathan Rubin, Director, Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, and Professor of Economics at the University of Maine
Rauni Kew, Green Program Manager, Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Pat Strauch, Executive Director, Maine Forest Products Council
Curt Brown, Marine Biologist, Ready Seafood
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST
To register: Please click here or visit www.mainechamber.org.
Press contact: Jen Webber, communications consultant
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