North State Rise for Climate

Community members are invited to an educational forum on Saturday September 8th from 2-3:30pm at the First United Methodist Church at 1825 East St. in Redding, Ca 96001 This event will address the impacts of climate change including increasing temperatures, fire, and drought. Discussion will focus on steps to lead us beyond the use of damaging fossil fuels and toward 100% clean energy.  The forum will feature a variety of local experts including a presentation by local Meteorologist Kris Kuyper. There will be time for audience questions as well as resource materials from local advocacy groups. The event is designed to increase awareness, better prepare our community, and summon our leaders to develop a robust climate action plan.  There will be opportunities for individuals to take action as well as live music by Greg Lawson.

This event is being held in conjunction with a global day of action by 350.org called Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice to encourage communities to engage their local leadership in climate change actions. The 2018 Global Climate Action Summit is being held in California on September 12-14th  for local elected officials to learn how they can lead their community towards a 100% clean energy commitment in the face of increasing climate impacts around the globe.

Website: ww.wintuaudubon.org/north-state-climate-action

Event Link: https://actionnetwork.org/events/north-state-rise-for-climate

Sponsored by: Wintu Audubon Society, Shasta Environmental Alliance, Citizen’s Climate Lobby, Whole Earth and Watershed Festival

-from press release
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