COP21 Paris – Will Unitarian Universalist Congregations Become Organized to Ensure Earth’s Future for Our Descendants?
Hear what the results of the Paris COP21 UN talks were from our UU representatives William McPhearson and Jan Dash. Aly Tharp, Program Mangager for Commit2Respond is co-hosting and asking the improtant questions that we want to know the answers to.
Are we organized as UU Congregations to make a difference when it comes to Climate Justice?
Can UUs have an influence over Climate Justice locally?
Emissions – what does the trajectory look like between now and 2100?
Co-Host, Aly Tharp – is the Program Manager for Commit2Respond and has been staff network coordinator for the UU Young Adults for Climate Justice, a covenanting community of activists aged 18 to 35 years old, supported by the UU Ministry for Earth. Aly graduated from Austin College in May 2012 with a Bachelors of Art in Environmental Studies and has devoted most of her time over the last three and a half years to grassroots movements for environmental and climate justice. Aly resides in North Texas with her family and twelve pets.
Webpage: UU Young Adults for Climate Justice
LinkedIn: Aly Tharp
Jan Dash – links to important sites
the Climate Portal
The talk with slide on CO2 emissions by different countries
2nd edition of my book with the chapter on Climate Change Risk Management
Dr. William McPherson is a retired environmental diplomat. Author of books on ideology and environment, he has participated in international conferences on climate change and worked on a number of environment issues, including coal use, petroleum transportation and renewable energy.
Sabotaging the Planet: Denial and International Negotiations:
Ideology versus Science: Climate Change Denial:
Final Credits: music thanks to:
“Carefree”, “Open Those Bright Eyes”, “Sweeter Vermouth”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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