What is Project Drawdown? Learn on November 21 at Our Virtual Workshop

Frederick County residents who want to learn about the strategies and hope Project Drawdown offers to reverse global warming and mitigate climate change are invited to attend a free virtual workshop by trained Drawdown presenters on Saturday Nov. 21, from 10 am-12.

Project Drawdown is the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. An international coalition of more than 200 researchers and other experts identified and modeled the 100 most substantive, already existing solutions for addressing global warming.

Speakers are Lore Rosenthal and Dr. Joanne Horn.

Lore Rosenthal

Lore is the Program Coordinator for the Greenbelt Climate Action Network. 

She is a trained Drawdown Presenter through the Pachamama Alliance. In her day job, Lore is a furloughed sign language interpreter.

She has been leading Drawdown workshops since June 2018 and has so far given 37 presentations, trained eleven others to give even more presentations and reached more than 1,600 people in the Washington, DC area.

Dr. Joanne Horn

Dr. Joanne Horn trained as a microbiologist/biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley and has worked on a wide range of projects, including gene regulation, bioremediation of heavy metals and organic compounds, microbial ecology, and global health security. 

She has worked with a wide range of professionals, from engineers, geologists, and physicists to policy makers and defense professionals.  Horn enjoys exploring interfaces and  formulating integrated solutions to complex problems.

The program is brought to Frederick County by Envision Frederick County, a non-profit, non-partisan organization founded on the principle that diversity, informed public discourse and active engagement of individuals and groups in our civic life is essential to our mutual well-being and prosperity. We are dedicated to enhancing the social, economic and environmental vitality and sustainability of our community.

To register, visit this link.