dom018/includes/analytics.js?v=cf34f82" type="text/javascript"> Space Coast Climate Change Initiative

Climate Change Forum
Monday, February 9, 2009

Where: Brevard Community College (Melbourne Campus); Building 4, Lecture Auditorium
When: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost: Free

This event will present factual information regarding the issue of global climate change. The content and non-technical terminology have been specifically formatted for an audience consisting principally of the general public.

The Forum is the first of many events organized to elevate discussion of climate change to a level which will encourage action by elected officials, city managers, and residents of the Space Coast.

The Climate Change Forum has been organized by the East-Central Florida Climate Change Task Force and will be held on Monday, February 9, 2009, between the hours of 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm.

The Forum will begin with presentations from Dr. Harold Wanless and Peter Harlem, M.S., followed by a round table discussion.

All attendees will receive an informational packet.

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The Space Coast Climate Change Initiative is an educational and research organization that relies heavily on sponsorship to continue its work. We are deeply grateful to all of the individuals and organizations that have made donations to help us elevate discussion of climate change to a level which encourages community action.

Co-Sponsor Level
Brevard Community College
Brevard Community College (BCC) is located on Florida's Space Coast, only 45 minutes from Orlando and major tourist attractions. It is home to the nation's manned space program, the second-busiest cruise port in the world, and is famous for its 72 miles of beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches.
Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront
Crowne Plaza Melbourne focuses on being environmentally friendly and was the first Melbourne business to receive the "Green Lodging" designation by the State of Florida. This program is designed to reduce energy use, water use, and waste. The property is also proud to say that we support the Sea Turtle Conservation and the "Lights Out Program."
  Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program
EPA's National Estuary Program was established by Congress in 1987 to improve the quality of estuaries of national importance.
Marine Resources Council
The Mission of The Marine Resources Council of East Florida, Inc. is to combine good science and community participation to protect and restore the Indian River Lagoon.
RWParkinson Consulting Inc.
RWParkinson Consulting Inc. provides independent geological consulting services in the fields of coastal zone management, environmental impact assessment, conservation land management and restoration, coastal geology and resource analysis.For Information, contact Randall W. Parkinson, Ph.D., P.G. (321) 373-0976 or email him at
Major Underwriter Level
Brevard Nature Alliance
The Brevard Nature Alliance is a voluntary group of individuals and organizations associated for the purpose of raising the awareness of citizens and visitors to the value and importance of the natural resources of Brevard County, Florida. We are dedicated to serving our community through educational outreach, environmental program development, strategic planning, and the sharing of information and expertise with all interested parties.
Conradina Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society
The purpose of the Florida Native Plant Society is to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida. For Information about the chapter, contact Sharon Dolan (321) 729-6857 or email her at
  Sea Turtle Specialty License Plate
In 1995, a statewide effort was initiated by the non-profit Caribbean Conservation Corporation (CCC) to establish a Florida Sea Turtle Specialty License Plate to provide a permanent funding source for the state's Marine Turtle Protection Program.
The Partnership for a Sustainable Future
Partnership for a Sustainable Future, Inc. also known as The Partnership, is a Florida nonprofit corporation. We are a coalition of diverse groups devoted to establishing and maintaining an economically and environmentally sustainable future for Brevard County. We advocate policies and programs that further sustainable growth and improve the quality of life for Brevard County residents and visitors. Our members include individuals and organizations who are working together to achieve these goals. We work with state and local officials for the protection of wildlife & their habitat. We network with our member groups for support on issues. For more information email Maureen Rupe at:
Sierra Club Turtle Coast Chapter
Explore, Enjoy and Protect the Planet.
Supporter Level

Space Coast Progressive Alliance
The Space Coast Progressive Alliance advances progressive policies at the local, state and national level by supporting political engagement, education on critical issues, coordinating activities among local and state progressive organizations, and providing Internet resources. We are a grassroots organization of concerned citizens working for the well-being and self-determination of all people, protection of civil and personal liberties, and progressive environmental, economic, labor, health care, social welfare, education, foreign, and defense policies. The future of the American experiment is in your hands.


We anticipate Forum expenses will exceed $5,000 (i.e., website design and hosting, honorariums, promotion) and are seeking support from Sponsors as shown in our Sponsor Benefit Structure document. Support at other levels or in-kind are also welcomed. Please contact us for additional information on how you can help the Space Coast Climate Change Initiative.

Contact Randall W. Parkinson, Ph.D., P.G. by email at or by phone at (321) 373-0976. To see our Sponsor Benefit Structure, click here ».


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