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Festival Videos

Intro to DDEE and Carbon Crew

January 21, 2022

Youth Festival

January 22, 2022

January 22, 2022

Electrify Everything

January 22, 2022

Growing Environmental Voters

January 22, 2022

Soil Sequestration

January 22, 2022

Climate Cuisine

January 22, 2022

Games for Regenerators

January 22, 2022

Instant Action 101

January 22, 2022

The Solution to Climate Change: Women

January 22, 2022

Night Owl Commentary

January 23, 2022

Model Towns

Communicating for Changing Times

Our Landscapes, Our Lives

Financial Impact for Regeneration

Consumption Be Done

Indegenious Wisdom

Closing with Reverend Kimberly Quinn Johnson

Introduction to Drawdown East End and the Carbon Crew Project         January 21, 2022
 

Damon Gameau & Paul Hawken On Regeneration
January 21, 2022
Celebrate the opening of the Drawdown Festival with a welcome from SAC executive director Tom Dunn, followed by a blessing by Shane Weeks of Shinnecock Nation. Filmmaker and activist Damon Gameau, our presenting partner, will speak with Project Drawdown founder Paul Hawken on the concept of regeneration and ending the climate crisis in one generation. The session will end with the joining of sustainable musician AY Young and the Regeneration Anthem.

Youth Festival
January 22, 2022
Long Island University Professor Scott Carlin will lead a youth workshop of high school and LIU students, blending experiential exercises including yoga and mindfulness in order to honor the vision of youth that our bodies are extensions of the earth and we need to create a world of total wellness.

Electrify Everything
January 22, 2022

Curated by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island, and the North Fork’s Sue Wilson, with speakers Lynn Arthur, Stephanie Larsen, Andy Smith, and Krae Van Sickle, the presentation will discuss dramatic carbon reduction as a result of electrifying everything from transportation to heat pumps to induction stove tops.

Growing Environmental Voters

February 22, 2022

Nathaniel Stinnet will discuss a simple way to expand the environmental voter base and how you can be an integral part.

Soil Sequestration
February 22, 2022
Environmental journalist Alexandra Talty will moderate presentations from around the world on vanguard soil sequestration techniques. From a carbon buyback program in Sri Lanka to an urban reforestation business in the Middle East, these experts will share their unique business models as well as potential tips for home gardeners also wishing to drawdown carbon and in turn revitalize their soils. Speakers include Keith Berns, Freddie Catlow, Jason Hansna-Cofield, Adib Dada, and Tanja Hester.

Sea Sequestration

February 22, 2022

The ocean is our greatest ally in our carbon reduction future. One third of the carbon emitted by human activity, roughly two billion metric tons each year, is absorbed by the ocean. Dock to Dish and Eat More Kelp founder Sean Barrett will curate a session on how kelp farming and much more will play a role in regenerating our planet with the debut of the short film, Sea Forest. Speakers include Casey Emitt, Paul Greenberg, Indré Rockefeller, and Tela Troge.

Climate Cuisine
February 22, 2022
What we do with food is a critical climate solution. Climatarian, co-founder of Drawdown East End Mary Morgan moderates a conversation on climate cuisine and what it means to be a “climatarian.” Panelists: Southampton private chef Ellen Greaves, graduate of La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine, co-author of Simple Menus for the Bento Box; Tom Geppel, owner, 8 HANDS FARM, Cutchogue, a 28-acre regenerative livestock and produce farm, cafe and butcher shop; Chef Jason Casey, private chef, Culinary Institute of America graduate, author of The Shelter Island 36. 

Games for Regenerators: Solutions
February 22, 2022
Solutions is an engaging board game designed for activating discussion and critical thinking about the amazing science-based solutions to our climate crisis, based on Project Drawdown research and ranking. The creator, Sam Levec-Levey, will discuss the design philosophy behind the game, why it matters, and the impact that it has already had.

Instant Action 101
February 22, 2022
Climate Action Now app founder Brett Walter will introduce the app and discuss our responsibility to Mother Earth.

The Solution to Climate Change: Women
February 22, 2022
Carbon CREW Project and Drawdown East End co-founder Dorothy Reilly will introduce Natalie Isaacs of 1 Million Women and Elizabeth Lesser from Omega Institute to speak about the power of all women and their opportunity to be the number one solution.

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Night Owl Commentary
February 22, 2022
Bill McKibben, author, environmentalist, recipient of the Sierra Club's John Muir Award, and founder of the climate campaign group 350.org, will begin his Night Owl Commentary with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation climate policy analyst Dazzle Ekblad. Moderated by William Shutkin.

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Model Towns
February 23, 2022
Curated by Karen Root Watkins, Model Towns will discuss possibilities for decarbonization on a municipal level. Sustainability director Luis Aguirre-Torres, PhD of Ithaca, New York, sustainability director Andrea Becerra of Acton, Massachusetts, attorney and researcher Jordan Gerow at Legal Pathways for Deep Decarbonization, and MassEnergize.Org co-founder Bradley Hubbard-Nelson, PhD will offer glimpses of different approaches as we tackle the complicated, yet essential and doable, challenge of reducing our carbon footprints on the community level and beyond.

Communicating for Changing Times-Part 1
February 23, 2022
Curated by Carbon CREW Project co-founder Sheila Peiffer, this discussion highlights climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe’s assertion that “the most important thing we can do about climate change is talk about it,” as well as introducing techniques that can be used to inspire productive conversations about climate change. (Part 2 below)

Communicating for Changing Times-Part 2
February 23, 2022
Curated by Carbon CREW Project co-founder Sheila Peiffer, this discussion highlights climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe’s assertion that “the most important thing we can do about climate change is talk about it,” as well as introducing techniques that can be used to inspire productive conversations about climate change.

Our Landscapes, Our Lives
February 23, 2022
Perfect Earth Project founder and president Edwina Von Gal will present the accessible, affordable, and highly effective actions we can all take to boost biodiversity and slow down the climate crisis including an overview of the benefits and basics of nature-based land care. Speakers include Farm Landscape Design owner and architect Abby Clough Lawless and Piazza Horticultural owner and landscape contractor Tony Piazza.

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Financial Impact for Regeneration
February 23, 2022
Southampton High School climate activist KGB Bodington and Village of Hastings on Hudson mayor Nicola Armacost will lead us to understand the impact our financial services can have on greening the planet and what we can do about it. It will include banks, credit cards, and pledges we can take to boost our financial climate actions as well as why Climate First Bank has partnered with Paul Hawken’s Project Regeneration.

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Consumption Be Done
February 23, 2022
Curator Mark Haubner, vice president of North Fork Environmental Council, will lead a discussion on the high cost and consequences of our consumption while offering actions to take at every level. Panelists include Drawdown New York City co-founder and leader of Pachamama Alliance Programs Elly Lessin, Fashion Institute of Technology alum and sustainable fashion collaborator Breana Rountree, and Thicker Than Water: The Quest for Solutions to the Plastic Crisis author, activist, and artist Erica Cirino.

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Changing Paradigms: The Power of Regeneration Documentary Screening + Conversation on the Power of Indigenous Wisdom
February 23, 2022
Changing Paradigms: The Power of Regeneration is a powerful documentary out of Australia featuring the inspiring Charles Massy (author of Call of the Reed Warbler), followed by a discussion with Dr. Michael Dunaway, a postdoctoral fellow at Syracuse University, Mark Junker of the Sac & Fox Tribe in Kansas and Nebraska, and Ma'Ko'Quah Abigail Jones of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation on Indigenous knowledge as a climate change adaptation strategy.

Closing with Reverend Kimberly Quinn Johnson of Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork
February 23, 2022