Browsing the "climate change" Tag

Rev. Billy and Church of Stop Shopping: Our Colony Collapse?

March 29th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping were in San Francisco recently; they spoke of a yawning deadly silence surrounding climate change, why it is so very important to engage with one another and loudly address this life threatening issue in public now

Rev. Billy on Golden Toads, the Pope, Yerdle & Our Gift Economy

February 24th, 2013 | by Rhonda Winter

This week's inspired sermon from climate change activist Reverend Billy Talen highlights our interconnectedness, and the power inherent in sharing. The charismatic leader of the Church of Stop Shopping deftly weaves links between the extinct golden toad, the pope, our emerging gift economy, exuberant joy and hope for our future.

Help the Yes Men Activists Create a Climate Change Public Revolution

November 17th, 2012 | by Rhonda Winter

The Yes Men are brilliant satirical social activists who are adept at political impersonations, hoax interviews and using humor to highlight the absurdity of entrenched destructive corporate influence. The group is now making a documentary entitled: The Yes Men are Revolting. The movie chronicles some of the group's clever disruptive actions, focusing on impending climate change disasters in store for our planet if we all continue to do nothing.

Rev. Billy: Sandy and Much More Extreme Weather is Climate Change

November 2nd, 2012 | by ecolocalizer

Climate Change town crier and leader of the Church of Stop Shopping, Reverend Billy, describes the enormity of Sandy's death and destruction in New York neighborhoods. He also explains that the global warming tipping point has already been reached, and that NOW is the time for radical change

Ecogram from Alaska: The Far-Reaching Pernicious Impact of Humans

July 15th, 2012 | by ecolocalizer

A visit to Alaska is an eye-opener for the environmentally sensitive. Its immense natural beauty is also a reminder that we humans have pretty much destroyed many such regions around the world. We all — not just environmental groups or nature lovers — must wake-up and initiate immediate action if we want to preserve what is left of such wilderness

Climate Central Maps How Much Hotter Each State has Now Become

June 15th, 2012 | by Rhonda Winter

During the 20th century our average temperature rose 1.3°F, and since 1970 the increases have become even more intense. The planet is getting hotter, despite what a few wing nuts are still trying to claim, and tremendous amounts of scientific data exist to prove this. The folks at Climate Central have compiled some of this compelling information into easy to understand maps, which illustrate, state by state, just how much temperatures have risen in our country over the last hundred years

Extreme Weather, Beavers & Washington’s Winter Wonderland

January 18th, 2012 | by Rhonda Winter

I am looking out my frozen window, watching flurries of wet flakes continuing to fall, as Western Washington becomes completely engulfed in thick blankets of snow. Nearly everything is closed, as local residents marvel at the white winter wonderland. It does, however, feel a bit like being permanently trapped inside of a tiny frosty snow globe

Banktransferlujah!! Money Transfer Action Day!

November 3rd, 2011 | by ecolocalizer

This Saturday thousands of people around the country are transferring their money from large corporate banks, into small financial institutions, community-oriented cooperatives and credit unions. We've been doing this for some time, check out our own Dragonfly's amazing stealth video during our successful campaign against JP Morgan Chase and their financing of Mountaintop Removal

Faith, Faithlessness, and the Occupation in Between

November 3rd, 2011 | by ecolocalizer

Join critically acclaimed author, KtB editor, and founder Jeff Sharlet, and the unstoppable evangelists of anti-consumerism Reverend Billy and Savitri D for a discussion about religion and politics in the Occupy movement and beyond. The conversation, held at the renowned Midtown performance space The Tank on November 15, will be hosted by Killing the Buddha

Earth Preaching

August 19th, 2011 | by ecolocalizer

Believing that the Earth is our god, government, economy and culture - all wrapped into one big institution - that is simple common sense!

Reverend Billy Exorcizes BP from London’s Tate Museum

July 24th, 2011 | by ecolocalizer

At the Tate Modern in London, British Petroleum seeks to capture our imagination by hitching its BP sunflower logo to the Miro exhibit. This reduces the artistic experience to a dangerously passive consumerism. Only the Earth itself, a kind of freak storm inside, can free us from such a damaging lie

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