Admit it: As climate activists, we know that when we look around the room (or now, look around on Zoom) we see mostly White faces. Why is that? Climate change affects all of us, but people of color are being affected by the climate crisis disproportionately. Is there something we White climate activists are missing?Continue reading “Exploitation = Exploitation”
While we are staying at home protecting our health and the health of others, there are two important actions we can take for a healthier climate. First, comment to Duke Energy to prevent a 14% rate hike and demand clean energy. Send your comments by May 4. Secondly, in our region, one of the mostContinue reading “Act from home: Save our forests”
…when we work together. New York City announced yesterday that it is divesting from fossil fuels, as a result of persistent campaigning by New Yorkers.
Your voice matters! After months of strikes, sit-ins, and speaking out, Sunrise Movement Asheville succeeded in pressuring the Asheville City Council to adopt a resolution declaring a climate emergency. Do you live in Buncombe County? The Sierra Club WENOCA group can use your help with choosing candidates in the Buncombe primary election who will makeContinue reading “Speak Out: Asheville adopts Climate Emergency, Sierra Club WENOCA endorsements for primary”