#GreenNewDeal or NO Deal

On Friday night, April 26, I had the privilege of hosting a panel on the Green New Deal at Temple Isaiah in West Los Angeles.  The Theme was “The Path Forward: If Not The Green New Deal, Then What?

These are the videos and visuals I curated and screened for the audience as means to tell the story –

Why Do We Need A Green New Deal?

Here’s what the UN said after their new climate report came out:

Let Greta tell you:

The usually calm Bill McKibben, the nation’s premier environmental author, said this just last week:

What IS The Green New Deal?

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Youth Climate Strikes Have The $uperpower To Shut This Country Down & Force America To Take Emergency Climate Action

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My friend and mentor, Bill McKibben has an Op Ed about this Friday’s Student Climate Strikes in today’s on-line edition of the LA Times that will be news to LAT readers but not to Creative Greenius devotees.

Bill explains why students around the world will be refusing to go to school this Friday and instead following the lead of Greta Thunberg from Sweden who started the #FridaysForFuture Climate Strike movement all by herself just last fall.

Bill does his usual masterly job in laying out the reasoning behind young people striking for climate action and why they deserve our attention and support.

But when I read one sentence he wrote, a lightbulb went off in my devious mind:

So, lacking access to piles of cash, young people do what they can. And a strike is one such measure.

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