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Our 52nd Year

Program Change


Rodney Adams
Speaker for Tuesday January 31 and Wednesday February 1, had to cancel.


Our speaker will be:
Susan Glickman

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Tuesday January 31
Climate Change: Implications of a Warming Planet

Susan Glickman will address how human-caused global warming is happening now, is irreversible for people today, and will worsen as long as humans add greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. What does this mean for us and our grandchildren, already feeling the heat and pay the price with more extreme weather?

Wednesday February 1
Advancing Clean Energy to slow Climate Change

Susan Glickman notes that energy prices are skyrocketing, the cost of solar is down, and the imperative to move to clean energy is clear. How do we all transition rapidly to avoid the worst implications? The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) gets us only part of the way there. What solutions will?

Biography

Named to Florida Trend's Inaugural 500 Business Most Influential Business Leaders, Susan Glickman is with the Florida Clinicians for Climate Change - educating medical professionals on the health harms of climate change. Susan was Founding Chair of the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. She is a consultant to ReThink Energy Florida on The Upper Limit Project and Alianza for Progress on strategies to curb waste – a driver of climate change. She served as Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE's) Florida Director from 2013 to 2021.

A native of Florida, Susan has worked over two decades with many national organizations such as Natural Resources Defense Council, The Climate Group, Ceres, Our Children’s Trust, Center for Climate Integrity, Advanced Energy Economy, Union of Concerned Scientists and Environmental Defense Fund.

Susan also developed and directed The Florida Business Network for a Clean Energy Economy, a coalition of business leaders working together to advance the clean energy economy. Susan is on the Board of the Solar & Energy Loan Fund (SELF), a community development finance institution that provides affordable financing for weatherization and solar improvements. Susan was Founding Chair of the Florida Commission on the Status of Women.