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Confronting the Global and Local Climate Crisis

Global Jistice

By Betsy Bowman

During the week of July 13-18, the presentations of the Center for Global Justice confront the global and local climate crisis. Rising ocean levels are already pushing Bangladeshis inland.

This Changes Everything:
Capitalism vs. the Climate
Naomi Klein speech
Tue, Jul 14, 11am-1pm
Teatro Santa Ana
“La mujer en el cooperativismo”
By Luz Griselda Diaz
Sat, Jul 18, 11am
TOSMA Saturday organic market

Oil giants have already invested billions in the race to capture Arctic oil. Mammal extinctions are accelerating. Ancient arsenic-laced dregs of San Miguel’s aquifer are sickening rural communities. Near and far, humans are grasping the problem’s enormity and urgency.

Looking at the global or local solutions that are truly equal is not easy.

All Center presentations are followed by open and inclusive discussion and debate.

On Wednesnay. July 15, Thursday. July 16, and Tuesday, July 21, there will be no Center programs, as the Biblioteca is hosting the short film festival.

The film of Naomi Klein’s speech, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate,” will be shown on July 14 at 11am in Teatro Santa Ana. In this October 2014 speech, hosted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Klein gives an overview of her bestseller followed by a discussion. This precedes our own local discussion on Wednesday, July 22.

There will be no center programs on July 15, 16, or 21, as La Biblioteca is hosting the short film festival.

A free talk in Spanish, “La mujer en el cooperativismo,” by Luz Griselda Diaz of Cruz Azul Cemento, Mexico’s largest cooperative, will be given at the TOSMA organic market on Saturday, July 18, at 11am.


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