Climate Crisis: What can we do?

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12:00 PM, Sunday, May 1, 2022 PST
Location: Online Event - Pacific Standard Time (click for map)

Climate Crisis: What can we do?

Learn what individuals and organizations can do, and discuss the Project Drawdown online video series Climate Solutions 101. 

Presented by: Meaningful Movies at First Church Seattle; Co-sponsored by Mt Baker Meaningful Movies and West Seattle Meaningful Movies

Date and time: Sunday, May 1 — from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Zoom event

Running time:

  • 90 minutes for all six video units (see the list below), which range from 9 to 23 minutes each.  Watch any or all the videos at your convenience any time BEFORE the May 1 event.
  • 60-minute virtual community conversation on May 1 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

RegisterMeaningful Movies at First Church – “The Climate Crisis: What can we do?”

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link to join the May 1 event.

Special Guest Speakers:

Rev. Jenny Phillips is the Senior Technical Advisor on Environmental Sustainability for the Board of Global Ministry of the United Methodist Church (UMC). She directs renewable energy, energy efficiency, and creation care programs. She has led fossil fuel divestment campaigns and currently convenes the UMC interagency coalition on net-zero emissions.

Shemona Moreno is the Director of Equity and Volunteer Engagement for 350Seattle, a collective of activists mobilizing people power for a thriving planet. She is also a representative to the 350 National Local Group Network. She began with 350Seattle as a volunteer in the 2016 Defund the Dakota Pipeline Campaign protesting in front of banks. Shemona is a lifelong activist, fighting systems of oppression which have led us to the current climate crisis.

 

Video series:

Watch the Climate Solutions 101 | Project Drawdown videos online at your convenience and at no cost any time before the May 1 Meaningful Movies event. Click on the link above and scroll down past the trailer (https://www.drawdown.org/climate-solutions-101) to find the six video units.

The units build on each other and range from 9 to 23 minutes each for a total of 90 minutes. If you cannot watch all six, we recommend Units 3 and 4. And, if you do not watch the videos before May 1, please still join us to hear the speakers and the discussion.

Climate Solutions 101 is the world’s first major educational effort focused solely on solutions. Project Drawdown focuses on game-changing climate action based on rigorous scientific research and analysis. The videos include inspiring voices from around the world and tangible examples of real-world action and solutions.

Filled with the latest need-to-know science and fascinating insights from global leaders in climate policy, research, and investment, this video series is a brain-shift toward a brighter climate reality.

  • Unit 1 – Setting the Stage (13 minutes)
  • Unit 2 – Stopping Climate Change (16 minutes)
  • Unit 3 – Reducing Sources (24 minutes)
  • Unit 4 – Supporting Sinks and Improving Society (14 minutes)
  • Unit 5 – Putting it all Together (9 minutes)
  • Unit 6 – Making it Happen (14 minutes) 

Release year: 2021
Running time: 90 minutes total of video to watch BEFORE the event; 60 minute discussion at the event.
Director: Project Drawdown

Special Guests: Rev. Jenny Phillips and Shemona Moreno

Sponsors: Meaningful Movies at First Church Seattle Mt Baker Meaningful Movies West Seattle Meaningful Movies

Release Year: 2021

Running Time: 90 minutes total of video to watch before the event; 60 minute discussion

Director: Project Drawdown

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