Green New Deal Town Hall: Making Climate Justice Sing!

The first ever Green New Deal Town Hall in our county (GND having just completed a country-wide tour) brought dedicated young Sunrise Movement people before maybe 500 of us, energizing, giving the future a lift.  And our local good guys and gals from Farmers Guild, Jobs with Justice, North Bay [...]

By | May 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Just in Time: Petaluma City Council Declares Climate Emergency!

In a unanamous YES vote, Petaluma City Council agreed to a Resolution to Declare Climate Emergency, joining our neighbors in Oakland, Alameda, Richmond, Santa Cruz, Hoboken, London, Melbourne, way more cities...to take up the work of reversing global warming with justice (at least we'll give it the old college try!!!) [...]

By | May 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Sunrise in Chico: Saving the Humans with Green New Deal

So Wayne and I drove way beyond our usual to Chico because we couldn't miss the Sunrise Tour - as they say it "8 Massive Tour Stops and 100+ Town Halls" across the county to save the planet from injustice and global warming. You gotta do both or suffer terrific [...]

By | April 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Live from Luchessi! Goal Setting Session held high hopes…

Before we even got indoors for Petaluma City Council Goal Setting session, friends from WORK Petaluma and Climate Mobilization and others pulled together a rally outdoors. Great, multi-generational crowd! I'd put up fliers downtown. Noticed young folks from Sunrise, NBOP, 350 Petaluma, Daily Acts, Sonoma County Democratic Committee and others. [...]

By | April 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Pachamama and CEO of Bucky Fuller Institute – brilliant!

Am grateful everyday at some point, knowing we have become Sonoma County Pachamama Alliance. We get the chance to challenge ourselves and do likely the best work of our lives to help reverse global warming with the support of Pachamama Alliance, SF and globally, as it saves a huge swath [...]

By | April 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Wild Ride to Conquer Climate Crisis: Teams lining up!

So I've been out of the writerly loop lately though AMAZINGLY engaged in the political arena. We're now Sonoma County Pachamama Alliance bringing the DRAWDOWN materials from Paul Hawken to Sonoma County city by city (next up: Santa Rosa's Arlene Frances Center Thurs. May 9th). To hopefully get clear on [...]

By | March 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Oh, my, Pachamama Alliance Sonoma County here we come!

Wayne and joined a packed Festival Pavilion, Ft. Mason, San Francisco crowd Thursday for the annual Pachamama Alliance fundraising lunch. Sweet potato filled with vegan fritata and quinoa, surrounded by guac and corn compote. Delish nutritious and for a good cause: saving the planet. Seems my good causes are usually [...]

By | November 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Bioneers, Daily Acts, DRAWDOWN, Farmers Guild, Center for Climate Protection

So my Oasis Farm and life partner, Wayne Morgenthaler, and I attended a fall bundle of necessary events, sessions led by amazing, brave, smart, guys and gals determined to save the humans from global warming, fire, alienation from nature, the breakdown of the American agricultural system WITH a dedication to [...]

By | October 29th, 2018|0 Comments

DRAWDOWN the Intro…amazing work we can engage with!

October 6th we gathered people in the Oasis Community Barn willing and able to DANCE WITH THE MONSTER, global warming and all that entails, and were deeply grateful for the opportunity. Dear friends, Linda Delair and Veronica Jacobi (running for State Senate and a great activist), brought us people, ideas, [...]

By | October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Engage with Global Climate Action Summit (you are needed!)

So, with a background in political science and Berkeley SDS and riots, I'm overwhelmed with the humongous amount of info., characters, YouTubes, videos, webinars and opportunities for interaction with the Global Climate Action Summit and reversing global warming in general. 4000+ delegates! Major corporations pledging to use clean energy. Mayors [...]

By | September 13th, 2018|0 Comments