This April 22nd will be the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Throughout the month we’ll be posting various climate actions that you can take. We’ll celebrate Earth Day in worship on Sunday, April 26th. Here are at least three possibilities for this week.
- Wed, April 22. As part of a 3-day Earth Day Live event, Sunrise Palo Alto, a group of young climate activists is presenting a webinar from noon-1:15 on the green new deal. https://earthweekca.wixsite.com/mysite/earth-week
- Friday, April 24. Attend PPJC‘s virtual climate rally, 5:30-6:30pm.
- Saturday, April 25. Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, renowned climate scientist and evangelical Christian, will speak from 10 a.m.- 10:45 as part of a Citizens Climate Lobby event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uniting-from-home-registration-101119077884
Of course, do not miss Sunday’s annual Earth Day worship service at 10 a.m. Following the service, we will hear a panel on various ways that we can slow Climate Change. Speakers will include Edie Irons, from Transform, about the transportation sector and Scott Mellberg, from the City of Palo Alto, about building electrification, and Julia Zeitlin and Henry Shane from the local Sunrise hub.
For a description and video and audio recordings of the panel, click here.