Climate Change

TN-Knoxville/Oak Ridge: ActOnClimate Climate Change Press Call

John Nolt,  UT Professor in the Department of Philosophy, specializing in environmental ethics and philosophical logic. Summary of Remarks for OFA Event at Congressman John Duncan’s Office January 26, 2015 John Nolt:   Climate change is causing large numbers of deaths (in the hundreds of thousands per year). The rate of deaths is increasing, but even…

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TN-Knoxville/Oak Ridge: ActOnClimate Climate Change Press Call

Joanne Logan of Knoxville writes: Joanne is a professor at UT in the Biosystems Engineering and Soil Sciences Department: I am here as a voice for the community of climate scientists. The most recent 2013 study by Cook and colleagues confirm that 97% of climate scientists who publish about climate change agree that increasing concentrations…

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TN-Oak Ridge: ActOnClimate Climate Change Action Planning Session

Joan Nelson of Oak Ridge writes: The OFA Climate Change Action Team for Tennessee met Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 6, at the Panera Bread on Cedar Bluff in Knoxville to plan the actions for 2015. Four of the attendees, Todd Waterman-state lead for climate, Rajendra Jain, Marlene Taylor, and Joan Nelson attended the Climate Leadership Training…

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TN-Nashville: Climate Camp

Matt Ferry of Murfreesboro writes: Organizing for Action held it’s first Climate Camp in Tennessee over the weekend  of March 29-30th. It was an in depth two-day training that provided a crash course in organizing to combat the very real threat of Climate Change. There was a great crowd of folks both days of the…

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Climate Change by Jules of Nashville

My name is Jules and I’ve been living in East Nashville for 7 years. The neighborhood has grown dramatically in those years and is schedule to grow even more over time. Some of our biggest problems are traffic and parking, and they will only get worse. This has inspired me to start a neighborhood bus…

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TN-Murfreesboro: ActOnClimate Climate Change Event

Matt Ferry of Murfreesboro writes: Nearly a dozen volunteers came out on April Fools for a  Climate Change Day of Action that was held in the Franklin town square. Supporters came together to tell our Representative Marsha Blackburn to stop being a Climate Denier. At the event, we heard from three great speakers who helped…

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TN-Oak Ridge: #ActOnClimate Climate Phone Bank

Joan Nelson of Oak Ridge writes: Climate Camp is coming to Nashville TN on March 29-30. Todd Waterman, our state climate lead can’t wait until the official recruitment day begins, so a few of us in Oak Ridge get together to start telling the exciting news that TN is hosting one of the 5 camps…

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