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Green Drinks Annapolis to Focus on Climate Change and Local Action

Discussing Climate Change Among Friends

This month’s Green Drinks event will take place at the Annapolis Market House from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23, when Annapolis Green will kick off a year-long initiative to bring a local perspective to the global issues of climate change.

“We’re calling this new initiative ‘Tread Lightly,’” explains Annapolis Green co-founder Lynne Forsman. “The effects of our heavy carbon footprint are already here, and already affecting our lives. Annapolis is affected almost every day by rising seas – a result of climate change. Yet, most people have little understanding of what’s happening, what’s coming, and what can be done. This campaign will bring understanding of these global issues to our community and advocate for grassroots practices to mitigate these effects with new ways to reduce the consumption of plastic and energy.”

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