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Let’s Chat About How to Act On Climate

2014 April 3

By Jessica Orquina

It’s Earth Month and we’re hosting Twitter chats on Tuesday afternoons, starting next week. During each chat, we’ll have different EPA experts sharing information on climate change and what we all can do to act on climate. We invite you to join the conversation and ask questions. Here’s the schedule for our Earth Month Twitter chats:

  • April 8th 2:00pm EDT – What can I do to act on climate?
    We can all act on climate and make a difference. Our Energy Star team will discuss actions we can all take in our lives to reduce carbon pollution.
  • April 15th 2:00pm EDT – What is EPA doing to act on climate?
    Climate change experts from our Office of Air and Radiation will talk about President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and what we’re doing at EPA to act on climate.
  • April 22nd 2:00pm EDT – EPA Research and Climate: What does the research show about climate change and what we can do about it.
    Experts from our Office of Research and Development will be joining us for our chat on Earth Day.
  • April 29th 2:00pm EDT – Why is climate action important for our water?
    Our experts on climate change and water will be joining us to discuss how climate affects our lakes, streams, and drinking water.

How can you join the conversation? Just follow @EPAlive and the #ActOnClimate hashtag on Twitter. Ask us a question or share your ideas, or just read along with the conversation. In addition to using Twitter, we’ll publish a blog post for each chat, and you can ask your questions or send your thoughts as comments on the post.

Ready to get started? For next Tuesday’s chat, send us your questions and comments, either via Twitter using the #ActOnClimate hashtag or in the comments below. Talk to you on Tuesday!

About the author: Jessica Orquina works in the Office of External Affairs and Environmental Education as the social media lead for the agency. Prior to joining EPA, she served as a military and commercial airline pilot. She lives, works, and writes in Washington, DC.

Editor's Note: The opinions expressed here are those of the author. They do not reflect EPA policy, endorsement, or action, and EPA does not verify the accuracy or science of the contents of the blog.

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4 Responses leave one →
  1. Renee permalink
    April 7, 2014

    At any point will there be a discussion about the declining honeybee population?


  2. Zia Ud Din Khattak permalink
    April 14, 2014

    all these Topics are of great importance.The information and awareness must be passed on to every EPA across the globe.we must share our knowledge and expertise to reduce pollution level of our streams,rivers and water bodies. The situation in the third world countries are the worst,hence it s the need of the day to transfer technology to the Asian countries for the minimization of the problems at least.Also grant in Aid must be given because these countries have no enough Financial resources to over come the problems.

  3. Enviro Equipment Blog permalink
    April 15, 2014

    You know, Twitter isn’t the only social media venue you can use for chatting with like-minded people. You can start a group in Facebook and Google+ has similar online meetings once can setup.

  4. Jessica permalink*
    April 17, 2014

    Enviro Equipment Blog, yes, I agree! However, this month we’re going to be chatting on Twitter. Hope you can join us.

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