Tag Archives: Climate Change

Climate Refugees – June 12th

An Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) report determined that as many as 500 – 600 million people, nearly 10% of the planet’s population, may be displaced by Climate Change. There are already about 26 million who have been forced to move. … Continue reading

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Extreme Weather        Originally scheduled for Jan. 9th now Feb. 27th

  Extreme weather events are becoming more numerous. 2016 has become a record year, with numerous droughts, heat waves, forest fires, but also record floods, and blizzards. How can you have more floods and snow and yet still have record … Continue reading

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The 2030 Challenge by Stephen Leapold and Susan Stocker – Nov. 28

  Susan Stocker will give a presentation about sustainable refugee housing and infrastructure.  Stephen Leapold has built a net zero house here in Eugene and will present information and photos about the house. Reversing Climate Change is one of the … Continue reading

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Capitalism Vs the Environment October 6

This topic was inspired by Naomi Kline’s book “This Changes Everything – Capitalism Vs. the Climate.” Essentially what she is saying is that we know how to stop Climate Change, to wean ourselves from fossil fuels and to save the … Continue reading

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Preparing for and Adapting to Climate Change

97% of the world’s climate scientists now know that it is nearly certain that climate change is happening and is mostly caused by burning fossil fuels. Even if we stop producing greenhouse gases now, the world will probably continue to get warmer … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Change

So what happens if we can’t keep the temperature increases below two degrees? What does that do to the planet?

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Climate Change

Bill McKibben has estimated that if we are to keep temperature increases to only two degrees Cent. That we can only burn an additional 565 gigatons of carbon. Oil companies have leases for 2,795 gigatons. That means that to keep … Continue reading

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