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Climate Solutions Speakers Series Takes on Climate Change at Home

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Rockville’s Climate Solutions Speaker Series returns this fall with free virtual presentations exploring flood preparedness, energy efficiency and how to reduce waste at home.   

Thursday, Sept. 8: Dealing with Flooding — What Can You Do?
7-8 p.m. Virtual. Join this interactive session to learn how to reduce flood risk, presented by Kevin Wagner, community assistance program manager with the Maryland Department of the Environment. Topics will include how to identify flood risk, ways to reduce flood risk in and around your home or business, and a brief overview of flood insurance and other types of coverage. Register at

Thursday, Oct. 6: Electrify Everything.
7-8 p.m. Virtual. October is Energy Action Month and this year’s theme is “Electrify Everything.” Join Montgomery County Residential Energy Program Manager Larissa Johnson as she shares four things you can do right now to electrify your home. Once you make these changes, your home will be more comfortable, your indoor and outdoor air quality will be healthier, your monthly bills will be lower, and you will keep more money in your pocket. Fun giveaways will be mailed to those who attend. Register at

Thursday, Nov. 3: How to Reduce Waste at Home.
7-8 p.m. Virtual. Learn practical steps you can take at home to reduce waste and lower your carbon footprint. Presented by Brenda Platt from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. Get tips on reducing food waste, food scrap composting, repurposing and reusing items, recycling and more. Register at 

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