Community Support: Elder Activism
International Alliance of Grandparents for the Climate. Six countries signed an agreement in Paris November 2015: France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, United Kingdom, and Norway. The objective is to campaign for a transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050. The organization grew from Klima 2020 that was founded in 2008 by Svein Tveitd, Climate and Polar Expert and former Director of the United Nations Environment Program. In France and Belgium, the alliance is supported by Grands-Parents Pour Le Climat
Story Bridge – uses true personal stories and theater to engage deep dialogue, enable authentic relationship building, and facilitate individual and community transformation. Story Bridge has engaged people of different ages, social economic status, ethnicity and backgrounds in discovering their community with one another.
Ellen Dunham Jones: TED Talk – Retrofitting Suburbia – Reducing our ecological footprint and energy consumption while improving our health and communities.