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Gender, transportation, and the climate movement: The story of Autofrei in Germany
We loved a new article in YES! Magazine this week about Volksentscheid Berlin AutoFrei, an inspiring grassroots organization in Germany. Titled Looking to Women to Shape the Future of Berlin’s Transportation, the article discusses the movement in Germany to bring a lens of gender to matters of transportation and urban planning. “The Autofrei initiative argues…
Inspiration from South Australia: 104% renewable energy for a week
“South Australia aims to reach 100 per cent ‘net renewables’ within a few years – over a full year,” Giles Parkinson wrote this week in Renew Economy, “but in the past week it has already done better than that.” Parkinson reported that the region has in fact been averaging 104.1 per cent of consumer demand over the seven days prior filled by renewable sources.
What lessons, inspirations, or concerns come to your mind regarding the important work being done in South Australia regarding transition to renewables?
Recommended readings from Jae Pasari
Investment professional & scientist Jae Pasari, Climate Program Manager, Preston-Werner Ventures “Climate change is a multifaceted problem that poses a suite of daunting challenges. First, the vast scale and slow spread of the problem aren’t easily internalizable. Second, climate change is a reflection of humanity’s inequitable allocation of power and resources, so fighting it necessarily…
Recommended readings from Janet Weil
Janet Weil edits the blog and newsletter of XRPDX and works with Veterans for Peace’s Climate Crisis and Militarism Project. Here’s what Janet recommends as foundational readings on climate change!