MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
Do you have an idea on how local actions can address climate change?Looking for a way for your idea to reach a large audience?MIT's Climate CoLab is a place where people can collaborate to design…Continue
Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Change Conversations Starts May 20, but enroll any timeThis course explores the basic concepts and terms needed to understand the science of climate change, and the available mitigation, adaptation and policy options. By the end of the course, students will be able to:Tell the story of our climate, describing how interactions among atmosphere, ocean, land, and life lead to climatic changes at all timescalesEvaluate the likely effect of historical human fossil emissions and land use changes on Earth’s energy balance and climate.Describe the direct observations of climate change in recent decades, and articulate the evidence attributing global warming in this time period to human causes.Assess the utility - and limits - of climate models to predict global and regional climate change.Articulate the demographic, economic, technological and political factors that influence both humans’ impact on the climate and humans’ vulnerability to climate change.Express an informed opinion on the scope and urgency of the efforts needed to both mitigate and adapt to climate change.https://class.coursera.org/climateliteracy-001See More
Supervisor Bruce McPherson is calling on community members (that's YOU) to form advocacy groups to help implement town plan ideas.The meeting to form Ben Lomond's group will be held 4 to 5:30 pm on June 11 at Ben Lomond Park, 9525 Mill Street.Don't miss this chance to have your input matter!See More
Do you have an idea on how local actions can address climate change?Looking for a way for your idea to reach a large audience?MIT's Climate CoLab is a place where people can collaborate to design proposals for addressing climate change. This year they introduced a "Local Solutions" topic, so come over and take a look! http://climatecolab.org/web/guest/plans/-/plans/contestId/13 Carolyne Stayton (Executive…See More
In addition to being involved with my local Transition San Lorenzo Valley, I've also started working with MIT's Climate CoLab (http://climatecolab.org) which allows people to work together to create proposals that address climate change. This year we're organizing a section on community/grassroots ideas, and we are looking for volunteers with experience in Transition to be advisors to people submitting proposals.Please contact me or Erik Duhaime…See More