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Fossil Fuels, Forests, & Fires: What Can We Do About Climate Change?

Global Greengrants Fund, the International Network of Women's Funds, and the Women's Earth & Climate Action Network

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (MDT)

Boulder, CO

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Join Global Greengrants Fund for a panel discussion about climate change and what people from Indonesia to Nigeria to Boulder are doing about it.

Speakers:
 

Nnimmo Bassey is a Nigerian activist, author, and Global Greengrants Fund board member. He is also on Oilwatch International’s steering committee, was one of Time’s 2009 Heroes of the Environment, and has won multiple internationally acclaimed awards.

Nonette Royo is a Global Greengrants Fund board member and the executive director of the Samdhana Institute, based in Indonesia and the Philippines. As a human rights lawyer, she defends indigenous peoples, natural resources, and land rights in Southeast Asia.

Leslie Glustrom is the co-founder of Clean Energy Action, a Boulder-based nonprofit dedicated to transitioning our economy from fossil fuels to clean energy. She has been pivotal in drawing the connection between coal and climate change.

Terry Odendahl is the executive director and CEO of Global Greengrants Fund. With three decades of experience in philanthropy, including as director of various funds and nonprofits, Terry has also served on the faculties of Yale University’s Program on Nonprofit Organizations and the University of California, San Diego Women’s Studies Program.

Amy Goodman had to cancel at the last minute due to a personal issue. She sends her deepest regrets and urges people to attend the event, to learn about the crisis of climate change, the state of climate activism around the world, and how people are making a difference.

Can’t make it? We’ll be live tweeting at #ClimateActivism2013. You can learn more and give to grassroots environmental activism at greengrants.org.


Have questions about Fossil Fuels, Forests, & Fires: What Can We Do About Climate Change?? Contact Global Greengrants Fund, the International Network of Women's Funds, and the Women's Earth & Climate Action Network

When & Where


First United Methodist Church
1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (MDT)


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Global Greengrants Fund, the International Network of Women's Funds, and the Women's Earth & Climate Action Network

Global Greengrants Fund gives you the opportunity to support communities to protect, restore, and transform our Earth. As the leading environmental fund that supports grassroots action on a global scale, Global Greengrants Fund provides more than $5 million in grants to projects in more than 80 countries every year. Learn more at greengrants.org.

The International Network of Women’s Funds is a membership association linking women’s funds worldwide to promote philanthropy with a feminist perspective. The International Network of Women’s Funds strengthens the political and financial capacity of women’s funds to empower women and girls and redistribute resources to transform their lives and communities. Learn more at www.inwf.org.

The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (formerly IWECI) is a solutions-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions. The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network's goal is to stop the escalation of climate change and environmental and community degradation, while accelerating the implementation of sustainability solutions through women’s empowerment, partnerships, hands-on trainings, advocacy campaigns, and political, economic, social and environmental action. Learn more at wecaninternational.org.

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