Please tweet, text, fb message, email or call news agencies and ask them to report on the climate change connections to “Harvey” right now. Climate change stalls weather patterns making hurricanes slower, stronger, and more damaging. Sadly,”Harvey” exemplifies this. Media, please report on the connection of “Harvey”‘s slow pace and intensity to climate change. This is the time to build public support for and awareness of our environment. Time to interview scientists as part of media coverage – alert the media now. Here’s a Media Contact list
This exquisite celestial moment was predicted, captured, and monitored by our stellar scientists. Instead of silencing, ignoring, berating, and defunding them, let’s appreciate and honor them. Let’s heed their words and utilize their knowledge for the benefit of all humankind and our shared natural world. http://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-41005529/solar-eclipse-watch-it-happen
Photo credit: NASA exploration
This Saturday, August 5th, 1:00 PM at Escondido Public Library (upstairs in the air-conditioned Turrentine Room) 239 S Kalmia St. Escondido, CA 92025
Hard Realities and Pragmatic Optimism A presentation by Eve Simmons. Join us for an eye-opening and inspiring afternoon with keynote speaker, environmental advocate, former photojournalist and wildlife guide, Eve Simmons. She’ll bring a blast of hard realities and pragmatic optimism. Sourcing the world’s top experts, Eve brings awareness, humor, and hope to the climate challenges we face and explores the many solutions at hand.
Yes, I’ve seen it… twice, and so should you. (I’m pictured here with producer Richard Berge.) “An Inconvenient Sequel, Truth to Power” is the clear-eyed follow-up documentary to 2006″s zeitgeist challenging original Oscar and Nobel Prize winning film. This is not just a sequel, it’s Al Gore’s powerful, pragmatic and prophetic soliloquy to us all. And it’s about time we listened. It’s about time we respectfully and passionately speak up and speak out again and again and again. It’s about time we look at our own choices, policies, and practices with an eye towards positive change. It’s about time we vote with our dollars on the products and services we purchase and the investments we make. Let’s start reaping the rewards of sustainable living because, as I so often say, when pollution goes down, economies rise. Go see the movie and bring everyone you know, because here’s another saying worth remembering, this one comes from Al himself… “Never let anyone take away your hope.”
Join us for an update on the policies, problems, and potential of “The State of Our Oceans” at UCSD’s Peterson Hall, room 103 (just north of the Faculty Club). I’ll be speaking Monday, July 10th, from 12:30 to 1:50 pm. All are welcome, it’s free (except for campus parking) and open to the public. Come early to park and walk to the venue.