Action!

Yes LaPlata  Quality of Life Scott DW Smith

Climate change is becoming mainstream news but the connection between our daily consumer habits and global pollution is not. From the demand for hydro-fracked oil and gas and dirty coal to buying Big Ag’s junk and genetically modified food to disposable products, most of us unintentionally propagate unsustainable extraction, pollution and waste with everyday purchases. And there are hundreds of millions of us! Add emissions from global manufacturing and countless fossil fuel engines and the biosphere and atmosphere are gravely impacted. Consumer choices are directly connected to global pollution and climate change. Because of the overwhelming environmental crises we face, citizens are inspired to take action. Please join us to hear about the growing number of people who are listening to the conversation and connecting their daily choices to climate changing pollution.

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Links/ Info/ Sources

Robert Jensen University of Texas at Austin

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-test-are-you-a-capitolist-climate-denier-2013-07-24

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2009/11/13/hope-for-copenhagen-campaign-inspires-public-to-call-for-climate-action/

http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd/

http://www.climatenetwork.org

http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/global-warming-climate-change/help/index.htm

http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/campaigns/climate-change/take_action/

http://www.davidsuzuki.org/issues/climate-change/take-action/

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