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#SEJ2021 Webinar - The U.S. Climate Summit: What Comes Next? - Shared screen with speaker view
MJ, SEJ Staff
35:40
Welcome, all! Thank you for joining us today. We’ll get started momentarily. Some housekeeping: Please use the Q&A feature below the speaker video to send in your questions. Please do not use this chat box for questions, but feel free to share relevent resources. Finally, please use #SEJ2021 to tweet about this event. The webinar will be recorded and emailed along with the chat file to all attendees later today or tomorrow morning. Thanks!
MJ, SEJ Staff
35:55
While we’re waiting, check out the National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowship, a non-residential program designed to provide early-career journalists with robust specialty training, peer-to-peer support, conference networking and mentoring: http://bit.ly/3bmyCHn. Deadline to apply: May 10 at 6 p.m. ET.
ahmed elattar
39:19
hello everyboady.. ahmed elattar from egypt.. nice to meet you
MJ, SEJ Staff
43:45
Hi, Zack! Please use the Q&A feature below the speaker video to send in your questions.
MJ, SEJ Staff
48:49
Lead on Climate 2021 - May 11-12. This is an annual business advocacy day, where Ceres brings together businesses for congressional meetings with US lawmakers to advocate for strong climate policies: https://www.leadonclimateaction.org/
MJ, SEJ Staff
49:44
Ceres’ business advocacy letter calling for a strong US national greenhouse gas emissions target. It generated the support of more than 400 signatories: https://www.ceres.org/news-center/press-releases/411-businesses-and-investors-support-us-federal-climate-target-open
Alan Septoff
52:09
Or the oil and gas industry -- where companies say one thing and their trade group lobby for something else.
MJ, SEJ Staff
55:22
https://www.uprose.org/
MJ, SEJ Staff
56:02
THRIVE Act: https://www.greennewdealnetwork.org/the-thrive-act
MJ, SEJ Staff
56:22
https://climatejusticealliance.org/
Maura Stephens
59:08
Well put, Elizabeth. Smoke and mirrors are not the answer, and serve only to harm communities of humans and other species. Communities need to be able to control what happens within them.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:00:02
Reminder: please use #SEJ2021 to tweet about this webinar. Thanks!
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:07:21
V20: https://www.v-20.org/about
David Hales
01:11:57
One key motivator is the growing commitment of religions and interfaith organizations to the climate emergency as THE moral issue of the 21st century. See: https://www.unep.org/resources/publication/faith-earth-call-action and https://parliamentofreligions.org/program-areas/climate-action
Meaghan Parker
01:17:02
Re religious organizations:: this week SEJ will issue a call for proposals for small grants to support reporting on religion-climate connections. Stay tuned to sej.org and @sejorg for details.
David Hales
01:26:15
Arabesque Summary at https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/21/business/corporate-emissions-climate-crisis/index.html
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:29:34
Don’t forget to apply for the National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowship, a non-residential program designed to provide early-career journalists with robust specialty training, peer-to-peer support, conference networking and mentoring: http://bit.ly/3bmyCHn. Deadline: May 10 at 6 p.m. ET.
Maura Stephens
01:33:19
Thank you, Elizabeth, for representing people with true vision and understanding of what needs to be done, despite corporate-capitalist “market needs.”
Meaghan Parker
01:33:47
Thank you so much Lisa, Elisabeth, Jonathan, and Anne, for a fantastic conversation spanning the breadth and diving into the depth of the challenges we face, all in one tight hour! Looking forward to seeing all of you at #SEJ2022 in Houston.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:34:43
Thank you for joining us today! The recording of this webinar and the chat log will be available here later today or tomorrow: https://bit.ly/3tEkZLj. It will also be emailed to you.In the meantime, please:Follow SEJ:• https://twitter.com/sejorg• https://www.facebook.com/SocietyOfEnvironmentalJournalists• https://www.instagram.com/sejournalistsApply for the National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowship: http://bit.ly/3bmyCHn. Deadline: May 10 at 6 p.m. ET.Stay tuned this week for an announcement on grant opportunities via SEJ’s Fund for Environmental journalism: http://bit.ly/2KLA6k4Sign up for SEJ’s email lists to receive reporting resources and environmental news directly to your inbox: https://www.sej.org/sej-info-mailing-listsBecome an SEJ member: https://www.sej.org/how-to-join-sejThanks again and take care!