If there is one story that fossil fuel companies and the government representatives they fund don’t want North Americans to hear is that the transition away from dirty, carbon intensive energy sources is already underway and delivering benefits to communities and individuals.
The People’s Climate March was a huge success, with 400,000 people on the streets of New York City and more worldwide. It was the kind of thing that still felt surreal even a few days later, when I would see subway posters advertising the march.
Climate change has profound implications for our current way of life. In my adopted home state of California, this summer’s exceptional drought has me on pins and needles with every reported fire in the area.
As I hope you’ve heard by now, on September 21st the People’s Climate March is bringing together individuals and groups from all walks of life to demand climate action from the leaders assembling for the UN Climate Summit two days after the march.
Climate Access is an initiative of The Resource Innovation Group's Social Capital Project. We are grateful to our founding partners, the Stonehouse Standing Circle and the Rutgers Initiative on Climate and Society.