The City of Eugene has joined a growing list of communities that are tackling climate change by developing a Community Climate and Energy Action Plan. The Eugene premiere of the documentary movie Deep Green presents an exciting opportunity to move the plan forward and begin securing a resilient and vibrant future for our community .
Deep Green is a documentary that focuses on climate change solutions. It showcases practical actions from around the globe that include energy efficiency, green building, alternative transportation, sustainable agriculture, and forest restoration.
The movie directly aligns with many of Eugene’s climate and energy goals, including reducing dependency on fossil fuels, creating more energy efficient buildings, reimagining more sustainable food systems, and expanding the use of renewable energy. The movie’s screening will also highlight local opportunities for reducing our carbon footprint while enriching our lives.
The Eugene premiere will be held this Thursday, February 24th in the Soreng Theater at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts. Mayor Kitty Piercy will kick things off. Producer, writer, and director Matt Briggs will introduce the film and participate in discussions after the screening. The discussions are really intended to be the focus of the event–to empower dialogue and action around climate change.
The firm I work for–Robertson/Sherwood/Architects–is one of several local sponsors for Thursday’s show. I'm looking forward to representing RSA at the event and joining fellow Eugeneans who want to make a difference by confronting our climate crisis head on. I hope to see you there!
What: Eugene premiere of the movie Deep Green
When: Thursday, February 24th at 6:00 PM
Where: Soreng Theater, Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Admission: Five dollar suggested donation at the door; no one will be turned away.
To learn more about the movie and watch a trailer, visit http://www.deepgreenmovie.com/ or the City of Eugene’s website at www.eugene-or.gov/deepgreen.