Traditions of holiday revels have been co-opted to push an environmentally-destructive consumerist agenda. How can we reclaim older holiday traditions, and create new ones like Climate Caroling, to heal our communities? What other actions can add meaning and build community with our holiday celebrations?
Climate conversations are a good place to start growing your climate justice activism. You can join online trainings in supportive community to have more effective climate conversations. Trainings from THIS! Is What We Did will show how to avoid pitfalls, promote understanding, and “listen deeply” to people of all views on climate change.
In Novasutras, ecospirituality supports ecoactivism. We share ideas on how to engage in sacred activism. Whether it’s having a climate conversation with a neighbor, or risking arrest in civil disobedience, there are many paths of sacred activism. Which paths are you ready to explore?
How is the invasion of Ukraine connected to fossil fuel funding and the ongoing climate crisis? How can activists respond? We can break our global fossil fuel addiction, reducing the incentives and capacities of warmongers, and reducing our risks during the climate emergency.
Climate Caroling is a festive form of activism. Singing alternate lyrics and other actions can add meaning and message to holiday celebrations. Novasutras Solstice events and other holiday practices show our reverence for life on Earth, and our interdependence with all beings.
COP26 is coming. In response, climate-concerned groups all around the world are calling for mobilizations throughout this month, to demonstrate the widespread public calls for real change in response to the climate crisis. Learn more about recent actions to #StopLine3, and the upcoming Faiths for Climate Justice and Youth Climate Strikes.
Novasutras Santa Cruz efforts to stop Line 3 tarsands oil pipeline being built through norther Minnesota #DefundLine3 #StopTheMoneyPipeline
We stand in solidarity with indigenous water protectors, calling to #StopLine3. The proposed tar sands oil pipeline expansion would despoil the sacred land and water of Minnesota. We demand that banks stop funding Line 3 and other destructive fossil fuel infrastructure. We urge President Biden and the US Army Corps of Engineers to rescind the permits for Line 3 construction.