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Dear LizL,

With news cycles dominated by doom and gloom, it can be easy to miss the buds of hope sprouting all around us. This Wednesday, we’re shining a light directly on a blooming movement of communities that are using local laws to phase out fossil fuels and fast track clean energy solutions.

Join us on Oct. 7 at 11 am PT/ 2 pm ET for Climate SAFE Cities: The Movement for Fossil Fuel Free Communities, to hear from local leaders all across North America taking action on local health and safety and climate.

RSVP NOW is partnering with the eDemocracy Webinar Series from Ethelo to bring you this event. On Wednesday, we’ll learn together how local rule-making is being used to move away from oil and gas expansion and instead chart a path forward for community health and safety, a just transition to renewable energy, and livable, resilient communities.

Feel free to share this invitation with others who would like to join – this event is virtual and free.

Ethelo webinar

Here are all the details:

Climate SAFE Cities: The Movement for Fossil Fuel Free Communities

October 7th, 11 am PT/ 2 pm ET

Register here for access.


Megan Curren, Councillor, District of North Vancouver

Daniel Lee, Councilmember, Culver City, CA

Alex Ramel, Climate Policy Advisor at SAFE Cities

Ben West, Executive Director of eDemocracy Solutions

Andrea Reimer, former City Councillor, Vancouver, B.C. (facilitator)


A growing number of local government leaders are using powerful tools to prevent fossil fuel industry build-out and fast-track clean energy in buildings, transportation, and more. and the eDemocracy Webinar Series from Ethelo are inviting you to join us to hear from inspiring leaders who are using local land use laws and other policy tools to say no to oil and gas expansion and yes to community health and safety, a just transition to renewable energy, a green recovery, and a livable climate. You'll also learn how SAFE Cities is helping turn these victories into a powerful coordinated movement of local leaders keeping their communities safe from fossil fuels, and accelerating a clean energy future.

Join the event to:

  • Explore policies that have been successfully implemented by cities and other local governments.
  • Hear success stories from people and places leading the way.
  • Learn about resources for building support in your community and addressing industry opposition.
  • Access tools and connections for local government leaders and grassroots organizers who are looking for policy, legal, and organizing support.

Register here. This event is virtual and free.

See you there!

Anne Pernick
SAFE Cities Community Manager challenges corporations, industries, and governments to prioritize the well-being of people, our environment, and our climate by creating long-term, effective solutions. None of this work is possible without your support.
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