Waco Friends of the Climate June Meeting
Waco Friends of the Climate meeting June 28,
2022.Waco Friends of the Climate had our 1st meeting following a 2-year hiatus
because of the COVID pandemic. There was
a good crowd of 25-30 people.
business session reviewed our projects during the past two years, followed by a
discussion of upcoming initiatives.
Those included a FREE trees carbon sink distribution at the Farmer's
Market Oct.29,2022 and planning for a live 6th Annual Climate Crisis Art
Exhibit (hopefully at Art Center Waco) in early 2023.
fantastic BBC documentary, "Life at Fifty Degrees," showed the lives
of those impacted by the climate change driven heatwaves and droughts around
the world, including Mexico, Iraq, Australia, Mauritania, Canada, and others. It
was an extremely vivid and powerful look at the impacts of the climate crisis
around the world.
action consisted of members signing a letter to Waco councilpersons & city
manager, calling for replacement of all retiring ICE vehicles with EVs.
are very pleased with our great new venue at the South Waco Library.
to all who attended and to all those who brought refreshments. And thanks to
all who recognize the peer reviewed science establishing that the climate crisis
is an existential threat. In Waco, there
are still those, even progressives, afraid to use the words "climate