PNLHA keynote speaker on KBOO radio

250px-George_Heyman_portraitWhat can be done if corporate America and its politicians don’t take climate change more seriously? British Columbia legislator George Heyman comments on this and other environment issues on KBOO radio. Heyman, a social, environmental and labour activist, also spoke with interviewer Bill Resnick about what Vancouver, B.C., is doing and must do to combat climate change. Here’s the interview link: http://kboo.fm/media/49703-facing-climate-change-vancouver-bc .

Member co-hosts climate change retreat

billbigelowPNLHA member Bill Bigelow is co-hosting a Zinn Education Project writing retreat near Portland in mid-December that will feature a discussion about This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, a forthcoming book by Canadian writer-activist Naomi Klein and a new film by Avi Lewis. The retreat will help participants produce teaching materials that will assist students to grapple with the root causes of the climate crisis and imagine the audacious social changes that will be required to address it. Interested? Please see the Zinn Education Project page on this collaboration for more details and an application.