CLS: Dr. Missy Stults
This week’s Environmental Sustainability programming is generously supported by the Dale and Tina Knobel Endowment.
“Creating & Implementing a Just Transition to Community-Wide Carbon Neutrality”
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9 | Orchestra Hall
Learn about activities unfolding in the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan to achieve the City’s goal of a just transition to community-wide carbon neutrality by the year 2030. Learn about public engagement, renewable energy deployments, collaboration building, innovative financing and more.
“Equitably Decarbonizing the Bryant Neighborhood in Ann Arbor”
3:30-5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9 | Orchestra Hall
This interactive session will explore efforts underway in the City of Ann Arbor to create the nation’s first fully decarbonized existing neighborhood. The presentation will outline community engagement activities, technical work, fundraising approaches, and more.
Dr. Missy Stults is the Sustainability & Innovations Director for the City of Ann Arbor. In this role, she works with all city operations, residents, businesses, the University of Michigan, nonprofits and others to achieve a just transition to community-wide carbon neutrality by 2030, as outlined in the A2ZERO Carbon Neutrality Plan. Prior to joining the City, Stults worked with cities and tribal communities around the nation to advance their climate and sustainability goals, including during her time as the Climate Director at ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability and as a consultant to philanthropic organizations. Stults has a PhD in urban resilience from the University of Michigan, a masters in climate and society from Columbia University, and undergraduate degrees in marine biology and environmental science from the University of New England.