BELFAST — Belfast Free Library will host a presentation, “Imagining Our Climate Future: A Policy Perspective,” on Tuesday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m., with Peter Garrett and Katrina Matheson from Maine’s Citizens Climate Lobby.

The presentation is part of the ongoing series of programs for the All of Belfast Climate Dialogues, a project of Belfast Free Library. Register for this virtual presentation at

Peter Garrett, Ph.D.

This program will be divided into two parts. First, Peter Garrett, Ph.D., will encourage attendees to participate in the En-ROADS interactive Climate Solutions Simulator to explore the impact of a range of climate-related policies, such as electrifying transport, pricing carbon, and improving agricultural practices.

Developed by Climate Interactive, the MIT En-ROADS uses the best available science, calibrated against a wide range of existing climate models. It is intuitive and user-friendly.

In the second part, Belfast Citizen Climate Lobby member Katrina Matheson will share an overview of CCL’s keystone policy initiative, the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (HR

Katrina Matheson

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization empowering people to experience breakthroughs exercising their personal and political power. The Belfast Chapter is one of hundreds of chapters around the world working to create the political will for a livable world.