June 2022 Chapter Meeting
In June meeting, we heard from Yevgeny Shrago, who is the is policy director for Public Citizen’s Climate Program, where he advocates for financial regulators to direct companies, banks, money managers, and other private actors to better identify and address the risks related to the climate crisis. This presentation explains the serious risks that climate change poses to the financial system, the way that banks and other large financial institutions are fueling that crisis and its negative impacts on vulnerable communities, and the tools that financial regulators are implementing and can implement to address those risks.
March 2022 Chapter Meeting
Building the Movement: New Advocacy Science & Strategies Advocacy expert Chip Pitts concisely reviews the surprising, yet practical advocacy strategies based on scientific insights, especially of the last decade, that can break through the barriers to climate action arising from unprecedented polarization, tribalism, dis- and misinformation, conspiracy theories, and resulting gridlock, so that we can all help build a larger and more effective social movement for climate action.
Jan 2022 Chapter Meeting: Activism Through Food
In our first meeting of the year, we welcome Robert Egger to talk about "Activism Through Food". Robert Egger is a power of food pioneer. Starting in 1989, he has led the effort to reduce food waste, and create jobs while producing healthy meals. He has also been involved in policy initiatives, like the Food Donor Act of 1996, which incentivized food donations nationally. Robert will talk about his journey, but also expound on the road ahead, and how climate issues, aging and public health will overlap.
Climate Change and Its Impact on Natural Disasters (español)
Patty Silva, a member of the Climate Change Reality Project Dallas Fort Worth Chapter, shares information regarding how the earth captures various gases that create a greenhouse effect. The increase in these gases coincides with the increase in natural disasters.