Virginia Climate Crisis Forum

Tue., Sep. 18, 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), James Madison High School, Vienna, VA. Open to the public and free of charge. Space is limited. Register here. Questions? Contact Eric Goplerud. Virginia U.S. Senate candidates Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Corey Stewart, at-large chair of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, will speak at the forum. Panelists will be Samantha Ahdoot, M.D., addressing public health issues; Supervisor Dan Storck, Mt. Vernon District, will speak to issues of sea-level rise in his district; and retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Rick Deveraux will speak to national security concerns related to climate change.

“Bag It” screening

Fri., Sep. 28, 7:30 p.m., Sanctuary. Contact Eric Goplerud. Join the Climate Action Group and others for a free screening of “Bag It.” In this touching and funny documentary, actor/producer Jeb Berrier makes a pledge to stop using plastic bags. He travels the world to investigate plastic’s effects on health of the oceans, our bodies and the environment. Learn what we can do about it and join the Climate Action Group’s 30-Day Plastic Free Challenge Oct. 1-30. Light refreshments. View trailer here. Click here for an education packet for 4th-12th graders.    

Climate action training

Sat., Mar. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Springfield United Methodist Church. (RESCHEDULED FROM FEB. 21.). Register here. Are you interested in renewable energy in Northern Virginia? Are you concerned about the effects of climate change on our future? Do you want to do something about it? The purpose of this event is threefold: 1. To identify and connect Northern Virginians interested in climate change 2. To give an overview of the basic science of climate change and what is happening in Northern Virginia to address it 3. To help community members be more effective activists in their communities Training topics include: –Climate change 101: The Basics –EPA’s Clean Power Plan –Engaging […]

Climate group movie night

Fri., Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m., Unity of Fairfax. Free admission. Join the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions’ screening of “Thomas Berry: The Great Story.” As a pioneer in the field of spiritual ecology, Thomas Berry created a quiet revolution. Discussion will follow the film.