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2016 08 24 Environmental Crisis

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2016 08 24 Environmental Crisis

  1. 1. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 1 Nature & Society: Crisis of Climate Change & Eco-Justice in Our Common Home Dr. Rey Ty
  2. 2. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 2 Outline
  3. 3. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 3 Objectives
  4. 4. Theological Foundation • Climate Change “is a global problem with grave implications: environmental, social, economic, political and for the distribution of goods … Its worst impact will probably be felt by developing countries in coming decades.” 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 4 Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis “On Care for Our Common Home,” (Laudato Si’), May 24, 2015, Para. 25
  5. 5. © 2012 Rey Ty Human Beings Contradictions & Dialectical Historical Development in Time & Space Necessity, Oppressive Consciousness & Structure Economy Politics Culture Ideology Freedom, Liberating Consciousness & Agency Class Gender Color Abilities Society Nature Philo Ethics Difference Uniqueness Age Psych 1 2 3 Ethnicity Centrifugal Forces Centripetal Forces © 2010 Rey Ty Past Future Present
  6. 6. Nature• 2,741,230 Forest loss this year (hectares) • 3,690,437 Land lost to soil erosion this year (ha) • 19,620,181,260 CO2 emissions this year (tons) • 6,325,276 Desertification this year (hectares) • 5,161,625 tons Toxic chemicals released • in the environment this year http://www.worldometers.info/
  7. 7. climate change?01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 7 What is
  8. 8. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 8 https://www.climatere Climate Change in 1 Slide The mercury does not lie: we have hit a troubling climate change milestone. (Boston Globe, March 5, 2016) http://
  9. 9. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 9 Climate Change 1850 - 2100 http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/07/04/what-would-a-global-warming-increase-of-1-5-degrees-be-like/
  10. 10. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 10 https://ww
  11. 11. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 11 Climate Change • The Paris climate conference (Dec 2015) pledged to keep warming “well below 2 degrees Celsius” & to “pursue efforts” to limit it to 1.5 C. U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) https://www.theguardian.com/ .com/articles/2015/12/12/paris-deal-sets-path-to-limit-warming-to-15-c.html
  12. 12. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 12 Climate Change• The mercury doesn’t lie: We’ve hit a troubling climate change milestone • Across the northern hemisphere, the temperature, if only for a few hours, apparently crossed a line: it was more than two degrees Celsius above “normal” for the first time in recorded history and likely for the first time in the course of human civilization. Bill McKibben, Boston Globe, March 5, 2016 obe.com/opinion/2016/03/04/why-degree-temperature-jump-more-important-than-trump-hands/lCyz5MHZkH8aD0HIDJrcY
  13. 13. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 13 The 1.5C passage from the Paris agreement. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/12/paris-climate-deal-key-points
  14. 14. Climate Change 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 14 http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/07/04/what-would-a-global-warming-increase-of-1-5-degrees-be-like/
  15. 15. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 15 • Feeding Climate Change: Oxfam says companies must make drastic emissions cuts. •Or else, Paris Agreement’s goals of “net-zero” emissions by the middle of the century & limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius will not be met. Food Carbon Footprints https://www.oxfam.org/en/pressroom/pressrelea
  16. 16. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 16
  17. 17. Consumer Food • 14.5% of greenhouses gases come from farming (meat & dairy) • That’s more than all the vehicles, trucks, planes, ships, & trains on Earth • If continued, emissions could rise to 73% by 205001/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 17 https://www.facebook.com/theguardian/videos/10153458263351323/
  18. 18. Consumer Food 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 18 https://www.facebook.com/MarchAgainstMo
  19. 19. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 19 http://www.propane.ca/en/about-propane/environmental-benefits
  20. 20. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 20
  21. 21. Global Crisis• Every hour… 1.3.7 million barrels of oil are extracted from the Earth 2.932,000 tons of coal are removed from Earth 3.395 million cubic meters of natural gas are removed from Earth 4.4.1 million tons of carbon dioxide are put into the Earth’s atmosphere 5.9,300 more people inhabit the Earth 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 21 http://www.globalresearch.ca/as-climate-disruption-advances-un-warns-the-future-is-happening-now/5523661 http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/35860-as-climate-disruption-advances-un-warns-the-future-is-happening-now
  22. 22. Problem •“Profiting from death, devastation , and destruction is the norm.” • By Colin Todhunter, June 05, 2016 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 22 http://www.globalresearch.ca/on-world-environment-day-profiting-from-death-devastation-and-destruction-is-the-norm/55
  23. 23. Global Crisis •United Nations: Global Destruction of Nature on Fast Track01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 23 http://www.globalresearch.ca/global-destruction-of-mother-earth-on-fast-track-un-assessment/5526380
  24. 24. Crisis• U.N. on Asia Pacific (2016): “Increasing unsustainable consumption patterns have led to worsening air pollution, water scarcity and waste generation, threatening human and environmental health. Increased demand for fossil fuels and natural resources – extensive agriculture, palm oil and rubber plantations, aquaculture and the illegal trade in wildlife – are causing environmental degradation and biodiversity loss.”01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 24 /global-destruction-of-mother-earth-on-fast-track-un-assessment/5526380
  25. 25. Contradictions 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 25 https://www.dhushara.com/book/renewal/voices2/recol.htm
  26. 26. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 26 Contradictions •Globalized corporate entities fund lobbyists to claim that climate change is a hoax.
  27. 27. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 27 Conservative Funders of Climate Denial Are Quietly Spending Millions To Generate More Partisan Journalism https://www.desmogblog.com/2016/06/16/conse
  28. 28. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 28 Contradictions •There is a tension between economic globalization and Nature.
  29. 29. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 29 Contradictions • Global North (20%) account for 90% of yearly greenhouse gas emissions over the past 100 years through fossil fuel burning (coal, oil, gas)http://www.oikoumene.org/en/resources/documents/wcc-programmes/justice-diakonia-and-responsib
  30. 30. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 30 Economic Globalization https://www.oikoumene.org/en/resources/documents/wcc-programmes/justice-diakonia-and-responsibility-for-creation/clim
  31. 31. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 31 Climate Change Encompasses https://www.oikoumene.org/en/resources/documents/wcc-programmes/justice-diakonia-and-responsibility-for-creation/clim
  32. 32. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 32
  33. 33. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 33 Five Common Foods Produce More Greenhouse Gas Emissions Than Nearly All Countries Rice, soy, corn, wheat, & palm oil https://www.oxfamamerica.org/press/just-five-food-commodities-produce-more-greenhouse-gases-than-any-country-exce Except China & the U.S.A. Big Corporate Agri-Business & GMO Biotech “Seeds of Destruction”
  34. 34. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 34 Greenhouse Gases https://policy-practice.oxfamamerica.org/work/climate-chang
  35. 35. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 35 Food Carbon Footprints• Greenhouse gases produced by each commodity 577,404,570,000 m3 -equivalents 92 Billion m3 -equivalents 15 Billion m3 -equivalents 418 Billion m3 -equivalents 145 Billion m3 -equivalents 11.9 Billion m3 - equivalents https://policy-practice.oxfamamerica.org/work/climate-change/food-commodity-footprints/
  36. 36. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 36 • Latest global temperature data by NASA: April was 1.11°Cabove 1951-1980 average, warmest April ever by 0.24˘C. Crisis of Climate Change http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/hottest-april-2016-nasa_us_ April 2016 was the hottest April in recorded history.
  37. 37. Global Crisis •Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Concentration Has Passed the Point of No Return • By Dahr Jamail, Global Research, May 27, 2016, Truthout 23 May 2016 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 37 http://www.globalresearch.ca/atmospheric-carbon-dioxide-concentration-has-passed-the-point-of-no-return/5527497 http://www.truth-out.org/news/item
  38. 38. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 38 • Rising Sea Levels Swallow 5 Pacific Islands Crisis of Climate Change http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/solomon-islands-swallowed-climate-change_us_5730f200e4b0bc9cb047b77b?slide
  39. 39. Crisis• Globalizatio n benefits the 1% 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 39
  40. 40. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 40 62 persons 7.2 billion own same wealth as ½ of the world https://moblog.wiredwings.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/tumblr_lft4iv
  41. 41. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 41 Few rich benefit from exploiting the environment which cause destruction of Nature & the suffering of the majority. Crisis
  42. 42. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 42 The Problem lies with globalized corporations & agri- business which control resources, influence governments, exploit cheap labor, & destroy nature.
  43. 43. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 43 Philosophical Economic Political Cultural Social Nature Structural Problems
  44. 44. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 44
  45. 45. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 45 Causes of Climate Change
  46. 46. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 46 Neoliberal Globalization
  47. 47. Neoliberal Globalization 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 47
  48. 48. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 48 Problem•Scapegoating migrant labor •“Economic and trade policies have been a major contributor to their plight.” http://www.progressive.org/news/2016/07/188830/global-trade-whats-good-progressive-do
  49. 49. Problem •Climate Change is Behind the Surge of Migrants to Europe (Time Magazine, Sept. 7, 2015)01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 49 http://time.com/4024210/climate-change-migrants/?xid=fbshare
  50. 50. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 50
  51. 51. Problem with Neoliberal Globalization 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 51
  52. 52. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 52 •Unemployment in the North & Cheap Labor in the South Problem with Globalization of Labor
  53. 53. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 53 Methane Gas: Poor suffer most Problem: Throwaway Society Crisis of Overproduction & Overconsumption of Disposable Commodities
  54. 54. Problem: Commodity Fetishism 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 54 Everything we do have a (high or low) carbon impact. Alienation
  55. 55. Problem •Greed & profit at the expense of people and nature 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 55
  56. 56. Problem• ”Humans Are The Most Destructive Species On Earth.” • “Our excuse – Cleansing, development and progress – The irony of it all is we justify our destructive tendencies as intervention and manipulation.” • By Pratap Antony, April 22, 2016 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 56 http://www.globalresearch.ca/earth-day-2016-humans-are-the-most-destructive-species-on-earth/5521372
  57. 57. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 57 The Worst HitThe Poor in the Poor & Rich Countries
  58. 58. Problems•TNCs, Mining, Agri- Business, Plantations, Land Grabs, Indigenous Peoples, Peasants, & Human Rights Violations 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 58 http://www.globalresearch.ca/human-rights-violations-and-land-grabbing-linked-to-global-palm-oil-supply-chains/5523343 http://www.fore
  59. 59. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 59 Problems
  60. 60. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 60
  61. 61. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 61 Problem with the Globalized Economic Growth Model
  62. 62. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 62 Mining Nature Indigenous Peoples Pollution Peasants Workers New Gadgets The poor, marginalized, & dispossessed are always affected.
  63. 63. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 63 http://www.adb.org/publications/environmental-issues-climate-changes-and-energy-security-developing-asia What are our sources of energy? Petroleum, Nuclear, Dams, Geothermal, Biomass, Sun, Wind , Tides, Human, Mechanical , Animal, etc. Carbon Footprint?
  64. 64. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 64 Atmospheric CO2 Level May Not Drop Below 400 ppm “Within Our Lifetimes” in Climate Change — by Yale Environment 360 — June 28, 2016 http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/06/28/atmospheric-co2-level-may-not-drop-below-400-ppm-within-our-lifetimes/
  65. 65. Contradictions 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 65
  66. 66. Harmony 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 66
  67. 67. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 67 All Are Interconnected
  68. 68. 01/18/17 Rey Ty 68 https://www.thegua
  69. 69. Climate Change Hits Asia Hardest 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 69 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/22/global-warming-hit-asia-hardest http://www.skwirk.com/p-c_s-57_u-484_t-1319_c-5076/what-are-the-environmental-problems-faced-by-the-region-/qld/so
  70. 70. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 70 http://www.adb.org/publications/environmental-issues-climat
  71. 71. Threat from Climate Change 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 71 http://www.greenpeace.org/eastasia/campaigns/climate-energy
  72. 72. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 72 Impact of Climate Change http://www.greenpeace.org/eastasia/campaigns/climate-energy/problems/impacts/
  73. 73. Cities That Will be Hit First 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 73 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2013/10/09/map-these-are-the-cities-that-climate-change-will-hit-fi
  74. 74. Global Pollution Problem Worst 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 74 http://matadornetwork.com/change/6-environmental-challenges-facing-southeast/
  75. 75. Many International Environmental Laws 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 75 http://www.fairobserver.com/region/central_south_asia/environmental-issues-southeast-asia/
  76. 76. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 76 Bio-Fuels http://www.fairobserver.com/region/central_south_asia/environmental-issues-southeast-asia/
  77. 77. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 77 Dams •Threat to functioning of Mekong Riverhttp://www.fairobserver.com/region/central_south_asia/environmental-issues-southeast-asia/
  78. 78. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 78 Eco-Tourism•Well-intentioned •But cause irreversible impact on people’s livelihoods all over Southeast Asiahttp://www.fairobserver.com/region/central_south_asia/environmental-issues-southeast-asia/
  79. 79. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 79 http://www.fairobserver.com/region/central_south_asia/environmental-issues-southeast-asia/
  80. 80. 01/18/17 Rey Ty 80 http://ejap.org/environmental-issues-in-asia/AirPollution.html
  81. 81. 01/18/17 Rey Ty 81 http://ejap.org/environmental-issues-in-asia/AirPollution.html
  82. 82. 01/18/17 Rey Ty 82 http://ejap.org/environmental-issues-in-asia/AirPollution.html
  83. 83. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 83 Forests & Peat- Land Burning http://broom02.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Southeast%20Asian%20haze
  84. 84. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 84 Upper Mekong River http://www.fairobserver.com/region/central_south_asia/environmental-issues-southeast-asia/
  85. 85. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 85 Law vs. Impediments • Several laws were passed 1. Agreement on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources in 1985 2. Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution in 2002 • But there are constraints 1. Non-interference in domestic affairs 2. Informality of negotiations 3. Non-binding agreements (non-treaties)
  86. 86. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 86 Destruction of Nature http://hernadi-key.blogspot.com/2009/02/6-major-environmental-problems-
  87. 87. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 87 Effects • Environmental Racism • The rich have bottled water & air conditioner • The poor suffer the most from –Economic and political domination –Environmental damage
  88. 88. AsiaMajor Problems 1. Endangered species (elephants) 2. Air pollution (worst: palm oil companies) 3. Coral reef destruction 4. Deforestation 5. Water (Himalayas) 6. Increased urbanization Solutions 1. Conservation & nature preserves 2. Zero-burn policies 3. Reduce carbon footprint; 4. Use recycled wood; buy from companies committed to zero deforestation 5. Prevent deforestation 6. Foster sustainable development with low poverty level to produce less environmental impact01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 88 http://matadornetwork.com/change/6-environmental-challenges-facing-southeast/
  89. 89. Shallow Ecology • Human-centered & utilitarian only • Concerned only with pollution, resource depletion, and “health & affluence of people in developed countries”01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 89 http://www.ecodharma.com/articles-influences-audio/radical-ecology
  90. 90. Eco-Injustice 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 90
  91. 91. Tasks Ahead
  92. 92. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 92 Agenda to Reduce Greenhouse Gas •To reduce or overcome climate change crisis
  93. 93. Tasks Ahead 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 93
  94. 94. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 94 By NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) Poverty, Hunger, Health, Education, Empowerment, Water, Energy, Economic, Innovation, Equality, Community, Resource, Commitment, Oceans, Eco-System, Social Justice, Global, Our
  95. 95. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 95 Caution!Need to distinguish between https://www.oikoumene.org/en/resources/documents/wcc-programmes/justice-diakonia-and-responsibility-for-creation/clim
  96. 96. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 96 https://www.facebook.com/PopulationMatters/photos/a.294081 “Perceived gains in efficiency are quickly cancelled out by increased use and an ever growing number of consumers.” Watch Out!
  97. 97. Tasks Ahead •Support slow food, local food, & grow food in pots & in our own backyard 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 97
  98. 98. Tasks Ahead • “…we cannot continue to ignore those struggling at the forefront of climate change in communities relegated to the political margins. Not only have their environments been impacted by the production and consumption of resources for our industrialized world, but they also represent the leading edge of our own environmental future.01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 98 http://www.umcmission.org/find-resources/new-world-outlook-magazine/2016/may/june/0621eraofclimatechange Solidarity with the Grassroots
  99. 99. Tasks Ahead • “Fortunately, the current grassroots struggles for climate justice are increasingly spearheaded by the impacted peoples themselves—low income people, people of color, and indigenous peoples.”01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 99 http://www.umcmission.org/find-resources/new-world-outlook-magazine/2016/may/june/0621eraofclimatechange Leadership from the Margins
  100. 100. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 100
  101. 101. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 101 Work towards eco- justice (while the greedy 1% pursue profits only).
  102. 102. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 102 https://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/climate-change-explained-10-cartoons?utm_source=email-newsletter&utm_medium=email&u
  103. 103. Dominant Economic Model •Greed reduces nature into “resources” to be mastered, exploited, controlled, destroyed, & used for profit & “economic growth”01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 103
  104. 104. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 104 Traditional Security •Cold War •Military power
  105. 105. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 105 Non-Traditional Security •Human Security
  106. 106. Non-Traditional Security 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 106 http://www.fairobserver.com/region/central_south_asia/environmental-issues-southeast-asia/
  107. 107. Not Enough 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 107
  108. 108. Tasks Ahead 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 108
  109. 109. Tasks Ahead 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 109
  110. 110. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 110 https://www.facebook.com/telesurenglish/photos/a .492297374247003.1073741828.4796812688419 47/865259693617434/?type=3&theaterTeleSUR Bring Power Back to the People
  111. 111. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 111
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  113. 113. Tasks Ahead •Solidarity with women who reject economic system that abuses… 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 113
  114. 114. Structural Response 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 114 http://coub.com/view/4rjre.gifv https://coub.com/view/4rjre
  115. 115. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 115 http://www.fairobserver.com/region/central_south_asia/environmental-issues-southeast-asia/
  116. 116. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 116
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  118. 118. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 118 https://www.facebook.com/GlobalPeaceIndex/photos/a.93013399748.82630.92288319748/10154414169094749/?type=3
  119. 119. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 119 https://www.facebook.com/CitizensClimateLobby/photos/a.10150653697900808.374709.310925405807/10153655361 650808/?type=3&theater 800 citizen lobbyists gather on capital hill to advocate for climate solutions. This is democracy in action! #CCL2016 — at US Capitol Washington, DC
  120. 120. From Eco-Injustice •To Eco-Justice 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 120
  121. 121. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 121 Mainstream Alternative Energy
  122. 122. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 122 Eco-Justice• Link together “environmental” and social justice issues • Link together deep ecology (Arne Naess, 1972) and social ecology • Don’t forget social classes!
  123. 123. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 123 Philosophical Economic Political Cultural Social Nature Structural Solutions
  124. 124. Paradigm Shift •Talk about Nature •Not “Environment” 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 124
  125. 125. Nature 1.Bahasa Indonesia 2.Chinese 3.Filipino 1.Alam 2.自然界 3.Kalikasan01/18/17 Rey Ty 125
  126. 126. Environment 1.Bahasa Indonesia 2.Chinese 3.Filipino 1.Lingkungan Hidup 2.環境 3.Kapaligiran01/18/17 Rey Ty 126
  127. 127. 01/18/17 Rey Ty 127“Environment” vs. “Nature” 自然界環境 Integrity of Nature Human-Centered Life-Centered Deep Ecology: Cosmos as a whole
  128. 128. Tasks Ahead 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 128
  129. 129. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 129 https://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/our-land-our-climate-our-future
  130. 130. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 130 Support ending coal mining in our public lands today. https://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/our-land-our-climate-our-future
  131. 131. Tasks Ahead 1. End neoliberal globalization control over Nature & our lives 2. End reliance on carbon- based fossil fuels (coal, oil, & gas)01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 131
  132. 132. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 132 Tasks Ahead• It’s not about trade or no trade. • It’s about who makes laws & who benefits. http://www.progressive
  133. 133. Profits 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 133
  134. 134. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 134 https://twitter.com/DFAaction/status/750396482965024769/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
  135. 135. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 135 Despite What Media Says, TPP Isn’t About Free Trade — It’s About Protecting Corporate Profits https://theintercept.com/201 corporations/
  136. 136. Tasks Ahead •“Free trade” without enough provisions to protect Nature have damaging consequences 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 136 •International Trade
  137. 137. Tasks Ahead •Stop sending pollution from the Global North to the Global South 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 137 •International Pollution
  138. 138. Tasks Ahead Transportation •Expand, Promote, & Use Mass Transit –Train –Bus01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 138
  139. 139. Tasks Ahead Consumer Food •Eat less beef (14x more warming effect than chicken) 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 139
  140. 140. Veggies to Combat Climate Change • Oxford found that emissions from food production will eat up a whopping 50% of our carbon budget in a few decades 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 140 http://www.vox.com/2016/7/7/12106708/impossible-foods-ezra-klein-show? utm_campaign=vox.social&utm_medium=social&utm_content=voxdotcom&utm_source=facebook Tasks Ahead
  141. 141. Tasks Ahead Consumer Food •Eat less eggs (eggless mayo) & more plant- based food 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 141 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/josh-tetrick-dreamforce_us_55f8b3c4e4b0b48f67013136
  142. 142. Grassroots Democracy 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 142
  143. 143. International Solidarity with 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 143
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  145. 145. Tasks Ahead 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 145
  146. 146. Tasks Ahead 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 146
  147. 147. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 147
  148. 148. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 148 •Caring, Sharing, Nature & People over Greed & Profits •Grassroots Economic, Political, & Cultural Empowerment
  149. 149. Transformation 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 149
  150. 150. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 150 Put Nature & People First, Especially the Poor & the Oppressed, Not Greed & Profits!
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  153. 153. Care for 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 153
  154. 154. Tasks Ahead •Defy Economic Globalization! •Defend Life! 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 154
  155. 155. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 155 © 2016 Rey Ty
  156. 156. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 156 © 2016 Rey Ty
  157. 157. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 157 Tasks Ahead • On globalization: “There is a populist response from the left and the right. Elites should pay attention.”http://www.progressive.org/news/2016/07/188830/global-trade-whats-good-progressive-do
  158. 158. Which Planet Earth? 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 158 Economic Globalization, Countries, or Nature?
  159. 159. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 159
  160. 160. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 160 Ecumenically pursue Eco-Justice!
  161. 161. Work for Equality & Nature 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 161 http://www.countercurrents.org/2016/07/04/equality-and-sustainability-can-we-have-both/
  162. 162. Thank You!01/18/17 Rey Ty 162
  163. 163. 01/18/17 Dr. Rey Ty 163 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2014/sep/21/peoples-climate-march-in-new-york-in-pictures?
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