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rosesaylavee

(12,126 posts)
24. Sometimes groups are in a groove
Sun Sep 13, 2015, 09:52 AM
Sep 2015

from decades worth of wonderful work - and seeing that work as a small part of the whole is hard. Large group habits are hard to break. I totally get that. I was involved in a group that thought recycling was the be all and end all. Recycling IS a great part of this -- but addressing this climate crisis is the more pressing a need in my opinion than recycling that pop can, that plastic container. Important work, yes -- everyone needs to do what they feel compelled to contribute. My volunteer work is this climate work now.

There ARE chapters for Citizens Climate Lobby in almost EVERY congressional district in the country now. And there is much need for assistance -- letter writing, making calls when requested, etc.

And Climate Reality -- there is no such thing as too many presenters of this material.

Find a group of like minded people -- you will be happier and feel more engaged, I guarantee it!

"I'm at a loss for words." [View all] Hissyspit Sep 2015 OP
It's truly amazing that so many in the scientific community are in on this hoax Martin Eden Sep 2015 #1
Our collective ignorance is truly frightening. nt Live and Learn Sep 2015 #2
We are an arrogant species. -none Sep 2015 #5
+1 and love your user name. nt Live and Learn Sep 2015 #7
Thanks -none Sep 2015 #10
Yep, we are one or else we are none. nt Live and Learn Sep 2015 #16
It's criminal for lawmakers to deny climate change tblue Sep 2015 #3
They remember Jimmy Carter talking about limits, swept out by "Morning In America" Ronald Reagan Overseas Sep 2015 #35
Reagan was actually quite the technocrat--a "we'll just invent our way out of it like we did last MisterP Sep 2015 #36
They will discover that ignorance is never malaise Sep 2015 #4
Unfortunately, most of them will probably die of natural causes before the real consequensces hit. Live and Learn Sep 2015 #9
All except for Cheney.... dixiegrrrrl Sep 2015 #29
So true. nt Live and Learn Sep 2015 #41
Among all the other things, all you tens of millions of kids enjoy that soccer game they drove you jtuck004 Sep 2015 #6
Nothing has worked because the ruling class is insanely greedy. dixiegrrrrl Sep 2015 #30
I just got back from Alaska a week ago DFW Sep 2015 #8
Florida has had huge rains. Lake Santa Fe is in folks' backyards. Eleanors38 Sep 2015 #37
It's a crisis and we need to act NOW rosesaylavee Sep 2015 #11
This Changes Everything.... daleanime Sep 2015 #12
Yes! rosesaylavee Sep 2015 #23
Thanks for the recommends! daleanime Sep 2015 #26
My efforts have always been met with anger. Duppers Sep 2015 #14
Mine too, or with denial Brainstormy Sep 2015 #15
My brother, along with others.. Duppers Sep 2015 #17
Don't send it him then -- but keep rosesaylavee Sep 2015 #21
Good advice. Frankly, the Far Right corporatists are FAR more sophisticated and effective... Eleanors38 Sep 2015 #38
This is one of my all time favorite videos on RW Climate Acceptance rosesaylavee Sep 2015 #40
Nobody wants to listen to me, either -- I've tried. I joined a naturalist group that Nay Sep 2015 #22
Sometimes groups are in a groove rosesaylavee Sep 2015 #24
My elderly aunt who is enamored of Trump rosesaylavee Sep 2015 #20
Agreed, it's a tough conversation - these groups give rosesaylavee Sep 2015 #19
Game Over. RoccoR5955 Sep 2015 #13
Maybe it is...sigh wcmagumba Sep 2015 #27
Science is hard. TBF Sep 2015 #18
What makes it worse is the deliberate intentional dumbing down of our students. dixiegrrrrl Sep 2015 #31
Textbooks are written in Texas - TBF Sep 2015 #32
I was able to give my kids alternative resources dixiegrrrrl Sep 2015 #33
We try to do that as well TBF Sep 2015 #34
Kick, kick, kick! Heidi Sep 2015 #25
And Kick nt Hissyspit Sep 2015 #42
Nothing is done because the oil industry pays azmom Sep 2015 #28
Don't have kids PasadenaTrudy Sep 2015 #39
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