Was the UN climate meeting in Glasgow Useful?
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Come zoom a report back from two Mainers who participated in COP26.
Reverend Richard Killmer, an official observer at COP26, will give the history of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. He will give his understanding of what happened at COP26. What were the successes? What were the disappointments? Having attended 5 COPs, he will have much to share with our community about Climate Justice and making peace with the earth. Keeping our hearts "in it" for the long haul! He will field questions after his talk. (PPH LTE) Here is his recent Portland Press Herald piece. FMI: The Climate Witness Project
Lisa Savage participated in the People's Summit for Climate Justice that took place "outside"- part of a workshop on US militarism and Climate.
Where have we been, where are we going? What's next?
Questions will follow, along with a discussion of what COP26 parts you were
part of and what you were inspired by!
The Climate Crisis & Militarism Project of Veterans For Peace invites you to urge your Member of Congress (MOC) to cosponsor H Res 767: Department of Defense to reduce the overall environmental impact of all military activities and missions, and for other purposes. Support CCMP and take action HERE.
Key Outcomes Agreed to at COP26: https://www.carbonbrief.org/cop26-key-outcomes-agreed-at-the-un-climate-talks-in-glasgow
State Department Statement on US China Joint Glasgow declaration: https://www.state.gov/u-s-china-joint-glasgow-declaration-on-enhancing-climate-action-in-the-2020s/
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