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Denver on Climate: Film, Food, & Conversation

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McNichols Civic Center Building

144 W Colfax Ave

3rd floor

Denver, CO 80202

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Denver Environmental Health and the Colorado Chapter of the Sierra Club are hosting Denver on Climate: Film, Food, & Conversation on November 20th from 5 8 p.m. at the McNichols Building on the 3rd floor. The event will include a movie screening and panel that discuss the local impacts of climate change and actions in being taken in Denver.

Mayor Michael B. Hancock will open the event by introducing the free screening of “From the Ashes.” Following the movie, a panel of climate science, labor, and health experts to facilitate an informal climate action networking hour.

“From the Ashes” is a compassionate documentary presenting compelling stories from coal communities, and what is at stake for our economies, public health and climate. It features the voices and perspectives of environmentalists, coal miners, climate scientists, law makers, ranchers, elected officials and residents affected by coal plant closures.

Attendees can also weigh-in on the 80x50 Climate Goal Stakeholder Report as part of a community input process, to help shape Denver’s efforts to address climate change.

For more information about Denver’s efforts to address climate change and to provide feedback on the 80x50 Climate Goal Stakeholder Report vis survey, visit

Refreshments and a light meal will be served. Don't forget to bring your reuseable waterbottle!

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5:05pm - Welcome and remarks from Mayor Hancock

5:20pm - Screening From the Ashes Documentary

6:45pm - Break

6:50pm - Panelists perspectives on Climate Change

7:10pm - Break for networking and refreshments


Stephen Saunders

President, Rocky Mountain Climate Organization

Rosemary Rochford, PhD

Director, University of Colorado Consortium on Climate and Health

Professor of Immunology and Microbiology

Josh Downey

President of the Denver Labor Federation

About the Organizers

Denver's Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is dedicated to advancing Denver's environmental and public health goals. DEH works collaboratively with city, state and community partners to conduct education, community engagement, and enforcement to ensure healthy people, healthy pets, and a sustainable environment. Our mission is to create a city with a world class environment and healthy communities for all ages and incomes, and where the well-being of our pets also matters.

The Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter as our state’s largest grassroots environmental group, we're committed to exploring, protecting, and enjoying Colorado. We're working to defend our open spaces, promote access to the outdoors and fight for a clean, affordable energy future that will protect all of our communities and climate.

*By RSVPing, you will also receive periodic communications from the Sierra Club and Denver Department of Environmental Health. You can unsubscribe at any time.*

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