Powerful Perspectives on Caring for Our Earth – William deBuys

Upaya Zen Center's YouTube Channel

5:30 Mountain Time Upaya Zen Center presents a talk by William deBuys, author, conservationist, and renowned author based on his latest book, The Trail to Kanjiroba: Rediscovering Earth in an Age of Loss. Having written about climate change and species extinction, Bill deBuys went on Upaya's medical aid journeys to Upper Dolpo, a remote, ethnically …

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Discussion of a Revitalizing Perspective on Earthcare – William deBuys

Zoom Webinar

(6:00 pm Mountain Time) During this talk renowned author and Pulitzer Prize finalist William deBuys will describe his extraordinary pilgrimage through science, history, and the raw landscape of one the earth’s most remote regions to realize a profound new perspective on how to meet the climate catastrophe.· Register

SB Fearless Grandmothers Meeting – New Time

Zoom Webinar

For members only. NOTE: We are experimenting with a new meeting time of NOON. We're hoping this time slot might work better for some of our members who haven't been able to attend the 6:30 PM meetings.

A Conversation With Climate Scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

Online Event

The Renaissance Society at California State University, Sacramento invites you to this exciting presentation. Come to listen, learn and discover the best options we have to address our climate change crisis - a thought-provoking conversation with renowned climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe. Dr. Hayhoe is the director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech …

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Beyond 1.5 – Kaneb Virtual Lecture Series – September 22

Webinar

"Internalizing Risk: What 1.5C (and beyond) looks like" Human activities to date have kicked off unprecedented global warming and committed us to hitting the 1.5℃ mark early next decade. The question is: what happens after that? Do we reverse course, stabilize, or keep warming? We must confront what lies Beyond 1.5℃ – the risks and …

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“The Race to Save the World” Expert Panel Discussion

Zoom Webinar

Take in this expert panel discussion on climate activism as explored in the film (see separate entry in this calendar for film screening dates) and ways to get involved with local efforts. Panelists include UCSB Environmental Studies Professor and Community Environmental Council Board Secretary David N. Pellow, UCSB student activist Alyssa Nazari Jain, Society of …

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Fridays for Future Rally – Sept 24 at 4:30pm

Santa Barbara County Administration Building 105 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara

In support of the Global Climate Strike organized by Fridays for Future, Fearless Grandmothers will rally in front of the Santa Barbara County Administration Building from 4:30 to 5:30pm along with students from UCSB. Other local organizations are co-sponsoring the rally:  350 Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Community Action Network, Women's March Santa Barbara, and more. …

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Action Webinar – Call Out Procter & Gamble’s Greenwashing

Webinar

Join activists from around the world this coming Tuesday, September 28th, to call out Procter & Gamble for its role in driving deforestation and the climate crisis. We will be hearing from community activists and Indigenous leaders from North America and Southeast Asia and taking action demanding investors vote off directors from P&G’s board. Register.

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Stop Exxon’s Dirty Oil-Trucking Plan

Tell the Santa Barbara Planning Commission to protect our safety and the environment by averting this disaster in the making at the hearings about this project on Sept. 29 and Oct. 1. ExxonMobil plans to reopen decrepit offshore platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel and truck crude oil up treacherous California highways, threatening public health, …

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Sign-making Event for Women’s March

Oak Park (SB), at dance pavilion, near parking lot

Make signs for Saturday's Women's March. Sign-making may run past 6pm, so stop by if you can't make it earlier in the afternoon. We will have t-shirts (sizes S, M, L only) at these sign-making events, but probably NOT at the March on Saturday, due to Covid safety concerns in a crowded space. T-shirts are …

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