Tag Archives: climate change

Could climate crisis actually be an opportunity?

Documentary examines link between climate chaos and capitalism What if global warming isn’t only a crisis? What if it’s the best chance we are ever going to get to build a better world? “There’s no question about it,” Pastor Jeff … Continue reading

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Documentary exposes pundits-for-hire

Merchants of Doubt looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and climate change. This documentary will be shown as part of the Second Saturday Documentary Series at Niles Discovery … Continue reading

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An invitation to the NorCal Climate Mobilization

Dear Congregation, Extreme weather events around the globe, not the least of which is the drought we continue to experience here in California, remind us that weather patterns are changing, that climates are changing – and they are changing because … Continue reading

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Exploding oil trains in Fremont?

Nobody in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, thought the long trains of tank cars running through their city would explode and incinerate their downtown. But that’s what happened just over a year ago in the middle of a July night. Trains with the … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Documentary Series presents: “Gasland Part II”

In his explosive follow-up to his Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, … Continue reading

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Activists ‘Draw the Line’ on Pipeline Proposal — Part of National Day of Action

Despite the rain, a small group of activists assembled at the dried-out pond in Niles Community Park on September 21 to call on President Obama to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline. “We picked these dried out ponds to remind the … Continue reading

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