Climate Action Plan: Maine's Climate Council Drafts Strategies to Address Climate Change

Jul 8, 2020


Maine state leaders have developed a four-year action plan for addressing climate change, and they're now seeking public input on it. We’ll learn how the plan aims to address: greenhouse gas reduction; renewable energy goals; fostering innovation and new industries; and building community resilient in the face of a changing climate. We'll also discuss the pandemic's impacts on these elements.


Hannah Pingree, director, Maine Office of Policy Innovation & Future; co-chair, Maine Climate Council

Jerry Reid, commissioner, Maine Department of Environmental Protection; co-chair, Maine Climate Council

Ivan Fernandez, Distinguished Maine Professor, Climate Change Institute & School of Forest Resources, University of Maine; one of two scientists on the Climate Council

Joyce Taylor (call-in), chief engineer, Maine Department of Transportation

Kathleen Meil (call-in), director of policy & partnerships, Maine Conservation Voters