Climate Change: Facts and Actions [S-20-16]
|Arliene Oey (Coordinator), Ginger Storey-Welch, Alex Calk
|SLCHA: Silas Wright House: County Gallery
|3 Sessions 1.5 hours
|Tue 10:30 AM 04/07, 04/14, 04/21
What are the facts about climate change? Is it a crisis or hype? How did it come to be controversial, and what are effective ways to discuss it? Most importantly, what can we do to make a difference so children can have a decent environment to live and grow old in?
Ginger-Storey-Welch is a lifelong lover of nature, which has led to a passion for protecting it. She is a retired elementary teacher. She started an elementary Green Team and high school Environmental Clubs. Ginger heads NC 350 Alliance, a local affiliate of 350.org, and is also working on a Master Naturalist Certificate from Cornell Cooperative Ext. She was the 2018 recipient of the Rachel Somers Social Action Award.
Alex Calk is a senior at Little River School and was the first recipient of the UU Church's Rachel Grant Youth Social Action Award in 2019. At a young age, she has already done social justice work in Africa and is a committed environmental activist. She is one of the organizers of Canton’s Monthly Climate Vigil.