Join City of Orlando director of sustainability and resilience Chris Castro as he shares actions Orlando is taking to make it one of the most climate-engaged cities in the country. With various Florida communities looking to act on climate change, lessons from Orlando can help to inform the discussion. Registration for this free online event is here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuc-CrrDojH9AD7JFjStEK29MCkYp87zRD Orlando has a goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy city-wide by 2050, requires public disclosure of energy and water efficiency in buildings and has installed rooftop solar on many critical facilities to include fire stations and neighborhood centers. The city also offers clean energy financing options for homes and businesses, and supports community solar farms and local solar cooperatives. As for transportation, Orlando features bike-share and ride-share programs, a network of electric vehicle charging stations, commuter rail service and a fare-free bus rapid transit system called the Lymmo. More about Chris: Chris Castro works as a senior advisor to Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer and is the city’s director of sustainability and resilience. His work ranges from clean energy and sustainability to local food and more. A graduate of the University of Central Florida, Chris has spoken at more than 150 conferences and events, including the United Nations Summits, Vatican Youth Symposium, Smart Cities Connect, NASA Innovation Expo, Sustainatopia, TEDx Orlando, and more. An event page with more information is available on the Healthy Gulf Facebook page.