First, there were 18 people in all who came out last night for the candlelight vigil in Central Park in Honesdale to show support for action on climate change. Here is the picture we took for the 350.org website: And next week, December 15 from 6 to 9 pm, there will be a potluck hosted at Journey’s End farm in Sterling to discuss strategies for moving forward with a Transition Town initiative in the area.
All are invited to bring a candle to Central Park, Honesdale at5 PM on Friday, December 11th to join a vigil for hope during the climate change talks being held in Copenhagen. SEEDS is holding the vigil locally, while 350.org is calling for similar events around the world. Here in northeast Pennsylvania, our Maple and Black Cherry trees are already being challenged by the effects of a carbon-overloaded atmosphere, and are expected to disappear completely within our children’s lifetime when the climate here will be similar to that [...]
SEEDS will officially launch a program to challenge our community to save electricity and heating fuel, on Saturday, October 24th at 1 PM at the Manchester Public library in Manchester Township, Wayne County. October 24 is world-wide “350 Day,” to help bring awareness of rising carbon levels in the earth’s atmosphere. A level above 350 parts per million of carbon risks irreversible run-away climate change. We are now at 390 ppm so we must reduce to get back to the [...]