Category Archives: Take a Stand: Action & Advocacy

Mother’s Day 2022: I have been a mother for over 24 years; first to my son and then to my daughter. I have been a full time climate educator, policy analyst and activist for 15 of those 24 years. Understanding … Continue reading

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In mid-March I had the honor and the pleasure of interviewing director, writer, filmmaker, and climate mama extraordinaire Rachel Lears. I was introduced to Rachel by New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) which joined forces with the National … Continue reading

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Our ClimateMama Mantra:  Tell the Truth Actions Speak Louder Than Words Don’t be Afraid For many of us, these are lessons our parents taught us and that we are now teaching our children. When it comes to the climate emergency, … Continue reading

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Greetings Climate Mamas and Papas, Were you tuned in to the United Nations Glasgow Climate meeting? I am sure many of you were staying on top of COP26 which came to a close on November 13th, 2021, and that others … Continue reading

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I have been working in the parent climate space for more than a decade. It has been rewarding, powerful and frustrating. I have often wondered: Are we truly being heard, are our actions being noticed, are we reaching far and … Continue reading

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On July 8th parts of the upper westside of Manhattan were inundated with torrential rains; subways and roadways flooded, as did my ground floor walkup apartment. The week prior, in Alberta, Canada, my mother lived with a week-long heat wave, … Continue reading

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On Sunday, June 20th  – Father’s Day in the USA –  an intergenerational gathering of folks from across the country will set off for an 8 day walk  from President Biden’s birthplace of Scranton, PA, culminating on June 28th in … Continue reading

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My first of more than a dozen blog posts on the Alberta oil sands and the Keystone XL pipeline was written in July of 2011. Since then, close to half a dozen of our posts have begun with:  “Keystone XL is … Continue reading

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The opportunity to meet and interact with Climate Mamas and Papas the world over is one of the special gifts that ClimateMama has given to me, personally. Recently I have had the opportunity to meet one of these special people, … Continue reading

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Arise, then, women of this day! Arise all women who have hearts, whether our baptism be that of water or of tears!… We women of one country will be too tender of those of another country to allow our sons … Continue reading

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