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.

Climate Change: The Future We Need and How to Get It – From breakdown to breakthrough – we can do something about it! Explore a free 7-part video series that proposes an action plan, with an accompanying downloadable study guide titled: Citizen Actions Field Manual on what you can do about climate change now.

Ellen Dunham Jones: TED Talk – Retrofitting Suburbia – Reducing our ecological footprint and energy consumption while improving our health and communities.

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