Gullah Geechee Chamber hosts Second Monday Environmental & Energy Conversations

South Carolina Citizens’ Climate Lobby opens the Second Monday Environmental & Energy Conversations hosted by the Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce, Monday, January 13th, 2020, 6:00 pm at the Training Building 420 S. Hazard Street, Georgetown.

“It’s important our community is educated about the crisis facing our environment, the opportunities in green, renewable energy and the existential threat we face from climate change,” states Marilyn Hemingway, CEO of the Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce. “We are energized to be a part of the solution by hosting our environmental partners the second Monday every month through our inaugural Environmental & Energy Conversations.”

On Monday, January 13, the Citizen’s Climate Lobby will discuss the following topics followed by a question and answer session:

     – Florence and Harvey were climate change storms.

     – Humankind must stop burning fossil fuels by 2055. Is this possible?

     – The climate crisis is a political crisis. How do we organize?

“We are excited to have the opportunity to introduce the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, its mission and advocacy plans to Georgetown and the Grand Strand,” says Mark Gould, President of the South Carolina Citizens Climate Lobby – Charleston. “We appreciate the Gullah Geechee Chamber for recognizing partnerships play a vital role in addressing the Climate Change crisis and education and activism are crucial to save our environment.”

Erin Pate, former North Coast Director for the Coastal Conservation League, will moderate the Second Monday Conversations. “I am delighted to be a part of the Gullah Geechee Chamber’s Environmental & Energy Conversations Series,” expressed Erin Pate. “Together we will explore the most important environmental issues and as neighbors learn how we can effect positive change.”

The Environmental & Energy Conversations will take place 6:00 -7:30pm and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact 843-318-8644 or visit

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