If we want to have a sustainable future, it is very important that our policies are informed by science and that everyone’s voice is heard. Our community is taking great efforts to make sure that this happens.
Local venues and resources to watch to stay up to date on scientific topics, as communicated by the scientists themselves!
Sustainability and Policy
Our political representatives cannot speak for the people if they do not know what we want. Be a voice for sustainability! Look up local laws and regulations and find out how to participate in local politics.
NAACP Climate and Environmental Justice Committee (Montgomery County, Radford City, Floyd County Branch)
Communicating Science and Policy Updates
How hot is too hot and when does it become a problem? How wet is too wet and when does it become a problem?How do these and other anticipated changes to the climate intersect?How should localities like Blacksburg plan and adapt? Come learn about the climate vulnerabilities Blacksburg will be facing in the coming years and…Keep reading
CCL is a nonprofit, nonpartisan grassroots advocacy group seeking bipartisan climate solutions.They are focused on direct, positive engagement with elected officials at the local, state, and federal levels. Learn More Visit their website: Check them out on Facebook: Contact them by email: Ingrid Mans firstname.lastname@example.org Alaina Coppa email@example.comKeep reading
The most common definition of sustainability is meeting our needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Most of the time, sustainability is thought of in the context of the environment, but there are actually three pillars of sustainability that must be addressed: Social (people), Environment (planet), and Economy (profit).…Keep reading