2:10 - host Andrea Reimer about the context of the eDemocracy Webinar series: “We heard very strongly that climate and climate consultation was a really big issue for local governments right now,” and how people are becoming more open to being re-engaged on these issues.
5:20 - First interactive polling question: How successful do you feel your community has been at reaching its greenhouse gas reduction targets?
Next, an introduction to Gary Holman, Salt Spring Island’s Electoral Area Director.
7:05 - Gary Holman gives context about the Salt Spring Island community, its unique governance structures, and the story of the Climate Action Plan 2.0 planning process.
14:05 - Second interactive polling question: What is the hardest part of building consensus around specific climate solutions in your community and those of you in local government? Next, Andrea Reimer reads Tarah Stafford and Ben West’s bios, co-directors of eDemocracy Solutions.