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Connections: What is a collective impact model when it comes to climate action?

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What is a collective impact model when it comes to climate action? A local organization called the Climate Solutions Accelerator has recommendations and goals for how bring different sectors, ideas, and experiences together to combat climate change.

We talk with them about their mission and their work, and what they expect to see in terms of solutions in our region. Our guests:

  • Simeon Banister, co-chair of the Climate Collective Impact Steering Committee at the Climate Solutions Accelerator, and vice president of community programs of the Rochester Area Community Foundation 
  • Jan Nyrop, co-chair of the Climate Collective Impact Steering Committee at the Climate Solutions Accelerator, and associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University, and Goichman Family Director at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva 
  • Kristen Van Hooreweghe, director of collaborative action for the Climate Solutions Accelerator 
  • Andrea McLean, resident consultant for the Climate Collective Impact Steering Committee at the Climate Solutions Accelerator, and lead resident ambassador for Connected Communities 

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