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Join The Marine Mammal Center for its Ocean Policy Webinar Series that is bringing attention to our ocean, climate change, and the public policy decisions needed to make a difference. 

The series will be moderated by award-winning journalist and former host of CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello, and will feature experts in ocean policy, advocacy and conservation.

Watch the full replay of the first event in the series: What the 2020 Election Means for Climate Change and Our Ocean.

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Upcoming Webinars

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Virtual Event

Climate Change and Capitalism: A Critical Intersection

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021, at 10:00 am

What the 2020 Election Means for Climate Change and Our Ocean

Tuesday, February 9 | Replay Now Available

With the 2020 election cycle in the rearview mirror, you may be wondering what a new administration means for the future of Federal policy on combatting climate change and helping the ocean’s health. Listen to panelists Governor Jay Inslee, Congressmember Karen Bass, and Congressmember Jared Huffman as they discuss what the election results mean for ocean policy. Conversation moderated by former journalist Carol Costello.

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Climate Change and Capitalism: A Critical Intersection

Tuesday, April 20 - NEW DATE!  |  10:00 am PDT  |  Live Virtual Event

Global climate change is one of the defining issues facing marine mammals and the ocean. We have long seen the effects and risks posed by climate change on marine mammals, including impacts on marine mammal health, frequency of severe weather events, and the disruption of ecosystem balance that contributes to disease and habitat loss. This webinar will include corporate sustainability experts and advocates to discuss the effects of climate change on the ocean and marine mammals, and what steps must be taken to solve these extraordinary challenges.

Webinar Speakers

Rich BrownRich Brown is Senior Vice President in the Global Environmental Group at Bank of America, which is responsible for all environmental sustainability strategy for the company, including strategic direction for business activities such as climate finance, operational initiatives, employee programs, corporate policy and governance, philanthropy and supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Jordan DiamondJordan Diamond is the Executive Director of UC Berkeley's Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE), which channels the expertise and creativity of the Berkeley Law community into pragmatic policy solutions to environmental and energy challenges in California and across the nation. Jordan’s work focuses on developing and implementing evidence-based, inclusive, and adaptive governance systems that support a sustainable future.

Chelsea ScantlanChelsea Scantlan is Program Officer of Sustainability at and leads their portfolio of investments in circularity and ocean health. Her strategy and investments focus on how Walmart and the Walmart Foundation can help protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by 2030 to help combat the cascading loss of nature threatening the planet.

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