From the "local climate officials" list, FYI. See you all tomorrow am.
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Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 8:03 PM
Subject: RE: Climate change public education
> The City of Olympia is located at the southern tip of Puget Sound. At
> location there is the potential of seal level rise associated with
> change. During several of our community events we traced the extent of
> possible sea level rise shore line on the pavement in the downtown area.
> Took a little paint and a contour map. Created a lot of public discussion.
> It got people into our booth for more information. We also did the quiz.
> make sure you have some clever prizes... sunscreen, sunglasses, water
> conservation devices. We also focused on providing some information on
> traditional issues (more than the temperature in going up) had information
> about changes in insect populations, health impacts associated with
> diseases stuff you do not hear everyday in the climate change dialogue.
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> > From: [log in to unmask] [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 1:31 PM
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> > Subject: Climate change public education
> > I'm wondering if other communities have ideas they could share about
> > attention grabbing activities to use in community events regarding
> > climate change and climate protection. We have an upcoming
> > outdoor event where we'll have a table with info. But we'd like to do
> > something that engages the public. For instance we're thinking about
> > using a quiz on climate change and offering small prizes.
> > I'd appreciate any suggestions. Thanks. JB
> > John Bolduc, Environmental Planner
> > City of Cambridge
> > Community Development Department
> > 57 Inman Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
> > TEL 617/349-4628, FAX 617/349-4633, TTY 617/349-4621
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