What 16-year-old Swedish Greta Thunberg is doing to raise global awareness of our climate crisis and how she has organized students around the world to hold politicians accountable for their lack of action.
- Click here for a Short Wiki Article
- Click here for her 11 Minute TED Talk
- See what the UN is doing September 23, 2019 about our climate crisis.on the UN Climate Summit Website
• What you can do to support youth when they call us to help them starting September 20, 2019? Click to open The Call for Help
• Join youth in their Climate Strikes in your area September 20-27, 2019 Click here
• Hold a “march” with posters in your ministry sites; in NDC, VND, Chicago, and VA; your parishes, and invite local TV news or Newspapers to film or publicize your “march”
• Hold a silent prayer vigil of 350 seconds to recognize with others the 350.org movement that calls us to reduce carbon emissions now (Click here for info)
“If humanity wishes to preserve a planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which life on Earth is adapted, paleoclimate evidence and ongoing climate change suggest that CO2 will need to be reduced from its current 385 ppm to at most 350 ppm, but likely less than that (James E. Hanson)."
Prepared by Mary Heather MacKinnon, SSND
AM Water Committee - August 2019