A new statewide progressive advocacy group for climate change is set to launch at Great Falls Library on Saturday (August 17).
The group, Earth Rise Indivisible, seeks to seeks to mobilize the public to address what it calls a “climate crisis.”
“The science on the climate crisis is precise; climate change is happening, and can likely be attributed to human activities. We are impacting every facet of life on our planet destructively. However, we can take action to save our big blue marble. Immediate action can stop or reduce potential adverse outcomes,” according to a press release issued by the organization today (Thursday).
The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and features a vegetarian bag lunch, a celebratory happy hour at Old Brogue (760 Walker Road), skill-building workshops, yoga breaks and presentations by Climate Reality and Green New Deal VA.
Registration is open online.
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