By Michele Prichard, Director, Common Agenda, Liberty Hill
CLIMATE JUSTICE: GLOBAL MEETS LOCAL IN LA
"All we need is the will to change. . ."
Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The recent blunt report from the IPCC asserted in the strongest terms ever that continued burning of fossil fuels has already caused climate calamities around the globe—and is now posing a grave threat to our future. The scientists unanimously called for urgent, ambitious and decisive action.
Here in Los Angeles, grassroots organizers, aided by recent grants from Liberty Hill, are heeding that message and taking action in their own communities—but from a slightly different perspective.