Friday, February 7, 2020

February 2020 GreenStep Cities Workshop Archive: Tidying Up — Do Your Greenhouse Gas Emissions Spark Joy?

In this webinar, presented live on Feb. 5, 2020, you can dive into the ways that communities can “tidy up” their emissions for impactful climate action and ultimately spark joy. The focus of this session will rest on the three biggest local impact opportunities: transportation, clean energy, and energy efficiency, and provide opportunities and strategies for emissions reduction across these sectors.

Agenda:
Abby Finis, Senior Energy Planner, Great Plains Institute
Ash Narayanan, Executive Director, Our Streets Minneapolis
Katie Jones, Certified Energy Manager, Benchmarking Outreach and Policy Specialist, Center for Energy and Environment (CEE)
Jessi Wyatt, Energy Planner and Analyst, Great Plains Institute



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City officials can register for upcoming GreenStep Cities technical workshops here. Your city does not need to be a member of the GreenStep Cities program to attend.

 Visit the GreenStep Cities program website at www.mngreenstep.org.

Friday, December 6, 2019

December 2019 GreenStep Cities Workshop Archive: Reporting Metrics

In this webinar, presented live on Dec. 4 Kristin Mroz answers your questions about Step 4 & 5 data tools, provides a sneak peak at a platform that will visualize the data.

Agenda:
00:00 Introductions
00:10 - 45:00 Reporting metrics and the tools to do so
00:45 - 1:28 Using metrics, Q&A
01:29 small group workshop (webinar ends)



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City officials can register for upcoming GreenStep Cities technical workshops here. Your city does not need to be a member of the GreenStep Cities program to attend.

 Visit the GreenStep Cities program website at www.mngreenstep.org.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

November 2019 GreenStep Cities Workshop Archive: Green Infrastructure

In this webinar, presented live on Nov. 6, 2019, you can learn about stormwater assessment, hear discussion of the state water plan, and get takeaways from the recent Grey to Green Conference.

Agenda

Welcome and Introductions by Philipp Muessig, MPCA, GreenStep Cities

Overview of the NEW GreenStep Stormwater Assessment Tool

Philipp Muessig, MPCA: GreenStep

Carlee Kjeldahl, MPCA: stormwater

Mike Trojan, MPCA: stormwater

City Climate-Water Actions: Feedback to the State Water Plan

Phil Belfiori, MN Environmental Quality Board

Observations from the Grey to the Green Conference

Adjourn



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City officials can register for upcoming GreenStep Cities technical workshops here. Your city does not need to be a member of the GreenStep Cities program to attend.

 Visit the GreenStep Cities program website at www.mngreenstep.org.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

October 2019 GreenStep Cities Workshop Archive: Turbulent Recycling Markets—China, Contamination, Contracts, Local Solutions

In this webinar, recorded live on Oct. 2, you can hear what the status of Minnesota's recycling markets are, how cities are operating their recycling programs, and what new projects are in the works at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to continue to develop this waste stream responsibly. 

Welcome and Introductions

Closing the Recycling Loop without China
Wayne Gjerde, MPCA recycling market development

Cities Adjusting to Contamination & Price Issues
Julie Moore, Shorewood recycling coordinator
Kala Fisher, St. Louis Park solid waste program coordinator




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City officials can register for upcoming GreenStep Cities technical workshops here. Your city does not need to be a member of the GreenStep Cities program to attend.

 Visit the GreenStep Cities program website at www.mngreenstep.org.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

September 2019 GreenStep Cities Workshop Archive: Cities Charging Ahead—Tools and Resources for EV Readiness

Recorded live on Sept. 4, this webinar presents city speakers discussing their participation in the Cities Charging Ahead project and new tools for EV readiness.

Resources referenced in the presentation can be found on the Drive Electric Minnesota website.





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City officials can register for upcoming GreenStep Cities technical workshops here. Your city does not need to be a member of the GreenStep Cities program to attend.

 Visit the GreenStep Cities program website at www.mngreenstep.org.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

April 2019 GreenStep Cities Workshop Archive: The Smart City

Recorded live on April 3, 2019, this webinar reviews how smart data use and technology can help drive cost savings and energy efficiency.


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City officials can register for upcoming GreenStep Cities technical workshops here. Your city does not need to be a member of the GreenStep Cities program to attend.

 Visit the GreenStep Cities program website at www.mngreenstep.org.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

March 2019 GreenStep Cities Workshop Archive: Shared Mobility and Electric Vehicles

Recorded live on March 6,2019, this webinar is dedicated to learning more about the Cities Charging Ahead! Cohort, electric vehicles in cities, and city case studies on shared mobility policy questions.

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City officials can register for upcoming GreenStep Cities technical workshops here. Your city does not need to be a member of the GreenStep Cities program to attend.

 Visit the GreenStep Cities program website at www.mngreenstep.org.