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2019 North Texas Climate Change Symposium

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Belo Mansion

2101 Ross Avenue

Dallas, TX 75201

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***Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the NTX Climate Change Symposium. Due to high demand and limited seating, we have started a waitlist. Wait-listed guests will be notified of their RSVP status one week prior to the symposium. We will also be live-streaming the event, for those who are unable to attend. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.***

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Please join us for the 2nd Annual North Texas Climate Change Symposium, hosted by the City of Dallas and the Dallas Bar Association Environmental Law Section. Learn how climate change is affecting Texans and how Climate Action Planning can address this concern.

The symposium will feature a keynote adress by Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, an international authority on climate change.


Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Symposium attendance is free. Attorney CLE credit (5 hours) is anticipated; attorney CLE credit is free for DBA members and $45 for non-DBA members.

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9:00-9:30 Breakfast/ Registration
9:30-9:35 Welcome (James McGuire)
9:35-9:45 Intro- City Leadership in Climate Action (Philip Kingston)
9:45- 10:15 GHG Inventory/ Climate Action Plan Update
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30- 11:30 Elected Officials Roundtable- Climate action planning at the local, state, and federal level
11:30-1:00 Lunch/ Keynote (Dr. Katharine Hayhoe)
1:00-1:30 Break/ Set-Up for Breakouts
1:30-2:30 Breakout 1 (1 speaker)
- Climate Change and Public Health
Is Climate Change Making Us Sick?-- Disparities in Health Outcomes Related to Climate Change
- Business/Economy
The Economics of Climate Change & Climate Change Solutions
- Government
Dallas’ Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action Plan
2:40-3:40 Breakout 2 (Panel)
- Climate Change and Public Health
- Business/Economy
- Government
3:40-4:00 Wrap Up

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