The Olympic Record Nobody Wants To Break "A new campaign called “1.5°C, the record we cannot break,” promoted by the Climate Vulnerable Forum, Climate Action Network, and CARE International, has emerged prior to the Rio Olympics, asserting that not all records, especially global temperatures, should be celebrated when they fall."| via www.thecvf.org/the-olympic-records-nobody-wants-to-break #Rio2016 #1o5C #TheRecordWeMustNotBreak #Sports4Climate #Olympics #Connect4Sports
Yeb Sano, the lead climate negotiator for the Philippines at the 19th United Nations Climate Conference in Warsaw, Poland: "I will now commence a voluntary fasting for the climate. This means I will voluntarily refrain from eating food during this COP until a meaningful outcome is in sight.” Climate Action Network has organised an international fast in solidarity with Yeb Sano: more about that here: http://grist.org/article/fasting-for-the-philippines/
As part of the defenders of Cove Point (Chesapeake Climate Action Network) - 2 activists have made it their personal business to oppose a $billion-energy-corporation building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility to send gas produced by hydraulic fracturing along the Marcellus Shale - & getting themselves jailed. Shipping natural gas down this waterway threatens both the cove & the Chesapeake estuary. http://chesapeakeclimate.org/maryland/covepoint/
Marine biologist Sylvia Earle, Dr. Jane Goodall, Dr. Vandana Shiva, Indian Philosopher, environmental Activist and Navdanya founder are members of the Women's Earth & Climate Action Network, and they are asking women around the world to rise up and take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.
Indigenous Rising image of Casey Camp-Horniek (Ponca) ~ powerful inspiration for many. GD Meg's report from the recent Women's Environment & Climate Action Network meeting. Post & Podcast
Rosemary Enie is the energetic & big smiled Director of the community rights program Women’s Environment Climate Action Network (WECAN) in Tanzania - Sharing the stories of inspiring woman around the world taking action on climate change.