Waco Friends of the Climate normally meets on the first Monday of the month at Poppa Rollo’s Pizza, at 703 N. Valley Mills Dr. in Waco, with a free buffet followed by a documentary film or a guest speaker.

To subscribe to our email list and learn about our meetings, campaigns and actions, please email anorthc@aol.com

To enter the 4th Annual Climate Crisis Art Exhibit in October 2020, please email anorthc@aol.com

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Climate Lectures At Vanguard

Report from Alan Northcutt:

I gave a lecture entitled “The Oceans in a Warming World” twice today (November 16th) at high school environmental science classes at Vanguard Academy in Waco. The students seemed very attentive and interested.  I provided a comprehensive handout on climate change action suggestions. 

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Petition Drive & Reusable Bag Distribution At Downtown Farmers Market

On November 11 Waco Friends of Peace/Climate held a petition drive and & reusable bag distribution at the Waco Downtown Farmers Market.  Eighty-nine signatures were gathered for the petition calling for the Waco City Council to pledge to go 100% renewable by 2050.  Some people asked questions, but most signed without discussion.  The petition now has almost 800 signatures as it approaches the goal of 1000.

So far 42 North American cities and 86 European cities have made the 100% renewables pledge.  165 US mayors have also pledged to support this transition to renewables.

Approximately 110 shopping bags were distributed.  These were good numbers but much lower than on Earth Day, perhaps because of the day’s overcast, chilly conditions.  Overall attendance was lower than usual.

Thanks for helping at the table go to Ana, Serena and Richard.  FOP/C also appreciates the Farmers Market staff.

To subscribe to FOP/Climate email list: anorthc@aol.com 

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Progressive Film Series: November 21, 2017

The Broken Moon

Tuesday, Nov. 21st
Poppa Rollo's Pizza 
703 N. Valley Mills Dr.
6 PM  Business & Buffet
6:30 Film & Discussion
Run Time 71 Minutes
Suitable for All Ages

The Broken Moon places the viewer within a nomadic community, where one learns of the customs of these hardy people and their struggle to survive the impacts of anthropogenic climate change. Although a documentary, this award-winning film has the power of a drama. The current tragic effects of global warming on the Himalayan glaciers, the water supply, and the livelihood of the people are vividly highlighted. 

The pizza/salad buffet is free (donations accepted).  The business agenda includes the Go Renewable Waco Campaign for Waco to pledge a 100% renewable energy future.  Free reusable shopping bags, bumper stickers & books will be available. 

To subscribe to FOP/Climate email list: anorthc@aol.com