Decarbonizing Denver: Climate Action at the Dept. of Public Health & Environment

Elizabeth Babcock, the Manager of Denver’s Climate Action Team, and Jonathan Rogers, Denver’s Renewable Energy Specialist, will be joining us to talk about Denver’s decarbonization efforts.

The Climate Action Team is leading Denver’s efforts to reduce GHG emissions 80 percent below 2005 levels by 2050. Come learn about the City’s strategies to optimize energy efficiency in buildings, decarbonize the electric grid, enable next-generation mobility, improve waste management, and promote sustainability throughout our businesses and neighborhoods.

The meeting format will be as follows:
– 6:30-7:00 pm – Networking and Happy Hour at Serendipity Bar (in the lobby)
– 7:00-7:15 pm – Announcements
– 7:15-8:15 pm – Presentation and Q&A

This meeting is free for CRES members ($30 introductory membership), with a $10 suggested donation from non-members

Transportation information:
Please consider using public transportation to get to our event. The Alliance Center is a 10 minute walk from Union Station which can easily be accessed by light rail or bus. Please find transportation schedules here: http://www.rtd-denver.com/Schedules.shtml

If you are coming from the metro area, electric scooters are an awesome and sustainable way to travel around town. Download the app for Bird, Lime, Lyft or Razor scooter to get started. Rides are $1 to start and $0.15 a minute after that. Please make sure to follow local regulations for parking and riding scooters.

Parking information: In addition to your standard downtown Denver options, parking is offered at the Alliance Center. Parking is $3 per hour and $12 for a full day. To use the lot, please download the Pay By Phone app or create an account at paybyphone.com. Our location number is 3563.