BELFAST — Belfast Free Library and Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition will co-host a virtual presentation, “Maine Won’t Wait: How Maine is Taking Action on Climate Change,” featuring Dr. Cassaundra Rose.

The program takes place Thursday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. To register, go to and follow the link.

Rose is a senior science analyst and the Maine Climate Council coordinator in the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future. In this presentation she will talk about how climate change is expected to affect Maine, the state climate action plan, Maine Won’t Wait, and how Gov. Mills and the Legislature have advanced bipartisan legislation and funding for climate action this year.

Rose has more than 15 years of climate research, policy and communications experience. She holds an MS degree in geology from the University of California, Riverside, and a PhD in earth and environmental science from Columbia University.

The Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition supports conservation and stewardship of natural and public resources of the Belfast Bay watershed through research, community-building, and education. To learn more, visit

This program is also part of the ongoing series of programs for the All of Belfast Climate Dialogues.

For more information about this program, call the library at 338-3884, ext.10.

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