Dozens of climate and energy experts, politicos and religious leaders converged for an all-day event to focus on reconciling differences and unify for the greater good that is the earth’s climate. Themes included strengthening the idea of environmental justice, and how climate change has become a civil rights issue for the entire planet.
Grantee Rev. Leo Woodberry, who helped start this initiative in 2009, said guiding the conversation takes more than a few people in a handful of universities and churches. “It takes all the stakeholders for us to truly create a climate for change,” he said. “We have to unify if we’re going to address climate change and these increasing weather-related disasters that are wreaking havoc on our country.”
The conference, Climate for Change, featured guest speakers from across the nation and multiple panels with experts on a variety of topics.
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