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Interviews with Virginia activists and organizers working against climate change

Commonwealth Climate Talks with LCV Colin Arnold

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Interviews with Virginia activists and organizers working against climate change

    Andres Jimenez

    Andres Jimenez

    This week we welcome on Andres Jimenez, executive director of Green 2.0, to talk about diversity in the environmental movement and the very real and urgent work foundations and non-government organizations need to do to better reflect the communities we fight for.

    You can check Green 2.0 on their twitter @diversegreen, facebook @diversegreen, linkedin Green 2.0, and youtube Green 2.0. You can also follow Andres on twitter @andresforchange. You can also see their event schedule here.

    Currently we are asking listeners to share Green 2.0's 2020 Transparency Report Card on social media to encourage more organizations to be transparent about their policies, leadership, and priorities.

    Commonwealth Climate Talks is hosted by the Virginia League of Conservation Voters and our Hampton Roads Climate Team. You can find out more about our work at VALCV.org

    Our theme music is by Andrew Giotto. This episode was produced and edited by Colin Arnold.

    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

    • 33 min
    Matt Gove

    Matt Gove

    This week we welcome Matt Gove onto the show to his policy work at Surfrider Foundation supporting the Break Free From Plastic Pollutions Act.

    You can check out Surfrider's Virginia chapter at https://vb.surfrider.org and find out more about Break Free here.

    Currently we are asking Virginia residents to call Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine as well as your Congressional representative and urge them to support the Break Free From Plastic Pollutions Act.

    You can also sign our BFFPP petition here: https://www.mobilize.us/lcvva/event/385226/

    Commonwealth Climate Talks is hosted by the Virginia League of Conservation Voters and our Hampton Roads Climate Team. You can find out more about our work at VALCV.org

    Our theme music is by Andrew Giotto. This episode was produced and edited by Colin Arnold.

    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

    • 27 min
    Judy Hinch

    Judy Hinch

    This week we welcome Judy Hinch onto the show to discuss her long history advocating for the environment, her experience remaining active in academics, and carbon fees and dividends could help ease changes towards a more sustainable economy and culture.

    You can check out the Citizens' Climate Lobby at https://citizensclimatelobby.org/ and the Chesapeake Bay Group of the Sierra Club at https://www.sierraclub.org/virginia/chesapeake-bay.

    Until April 9th we are asking for Virginia residents to submit comments opposing construction of the Lambert Compressor Station, a key piece of infrastructure in the Mountain Valley Pipeline. For more information and instructions on how to submit a comment, email Colin at carnoldlcv@gmail.com with the subject line Lambert Compressor Station.

    You can also sign our MVP petition urging lawmakers to protect Virginia Water Ways here: https://www.mobilize.us/lcvva/event/381310

    Commonwealth Climate Talks is hosted by the Virginia League of Conservation Voters and our Hampton Roads Climate Team. You can find out more about our work at VALCV.org

    Our theme music is by Andrew Giotto. This episode was produced and edited by Colin Arnold.

    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

    • 33 min
    Ann Creasy

    Ann Creasy

    This week we welcome Ann Creasy onto the show to discuss their road to activism, their work as an organizer with the Sierra Club, and the importance of making sure the work we do serves the communities we organize in.

    You can check out the Sierra Club's Virginia Chapter at www.sierraclub.org/virginia

    Until April 9th we are asking for Virginia residents to submit comments opposing construction of the Lambert Compressor Station, a key piece of infrastructure in the Mountain Valley Pipeline. For more information and instructions on how to submit a comment, email Colin at carnoldlcv@gmail.com with the subject line Lambert Compressor Station.

    You can also sign our MVP petition urging lawmakers to protect Virginia Water Ways here: https://www.mobilize.us/lcvva/event/381310

    Commonwealth Climate Talks is hosted by the Virginia League of Conservation Voters and our Hampton Roads Climate Team. You can find out more about our work at VALCV.org

    Our theme music is by Andrew Giotto. This episode was produced and edited by Colin Arnold.

    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

    • 22 min
    Garry Harris

    Garry Harris

    This week we welcome Garry Harris onto the show to discuss the importance of STEM to drive conservation, the role communities of faith have played in his life and activism, and strategies that give power to communities to be both more sustainable and resilient in the face climate change.

    You can find out more about the Center for Sustainable Communities and their programs at https://csc-atl.org/ and you can reach out to Garry directly by email at gharris@csc-hamptonroads.org or on Facebook at the Center for Sustainable Communities - Atlanta

    If you enjoyed listening to Garry you can hear him on Saturday, February 27th, at 1pm at our Black History Month panel alongside Kim Sudderth from Mothers Out Front and Delegate Jay Jones. RSVP on our Mobilize for more info.

    Commonwealth Climate Talks is hosted by the Virginia League of Conservation Voters and our Hampton Roads Climate Team. You can find out more about our work at VALCV.org

    Our theme music is by Andrew Giotto. This episode was produced and edited by Colin Arnold.

    This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Customer Reviews

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DaneL0527 ,

Wow

Listening to this was a great experience. Excited to see the other guests but a great start with someone as thoughtful as Garry!

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