Welcome to our August 2022 Newsletter!
In this issue you’ll learn about how to create your own fossil free investment portfolio, why the Federal Reserve is key in fighting climate change, and how to support free public transportation this month.
From all of us on the 350CO Team, we wish you a wonderful summer!
Quote of the Month – “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ~ Dan Millman
Action of The Month: Join us for a Fossil Free Federal Reserve Action in Wyoming, August 25-28th! –> Click here sign up and learn more.
Join Us! Fossil Free Federal Reserve Action in Wyoming – & How the Fed Can Support Climate Action (August 25-28th) It’s time for the Federal Reserve, the US central bank, to set policies to dissuade the big banks from investing in fossil fuel companies and projects. Learn more about why we are focusing on the Federal Reserve to protect the climate, and join us for an upcoming action in Wyoming at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium.
In recent years it has become easy to create your own investment portfolio using online investment apps. Find out how to create a fossil-free and green tech retirement or investment portfolio that helps fight climate change and earns money in the upcoming sustainable energy revolution.
In August, much of Colorado will have the opportunity to explore getting around via public transportation for free. Learn why public transportation is key to fighting ozone, and why reducing emissions from transportation is vital to our success in transitioning to the clean, green world we envision.
Next time you step outside, try something different. Take a deeper breath than is your habit. Open your eyes more widely, and sharpen your vision. Recall the countless ways we are invited into new revelations. Become an avid explorer of the places that greet you, and let yourself be surprised at what you find.
Video of the Month- The Truth About Ozone
Did you know Colorado faces significant ozone pollution? Get the facts about ozone pollution, what causes it, and the health impacts. Learn about ways to take meaningful action at the state level.
A huge thanks to our August Climate Hero of the Month – Barbara Woontner!
This month we are excited to honor Barbara Woontner as our August Climate Hero of the Month! The climate movement needs data and software masters, and we are so grateful to work with an incredible person like Barbara! Whether it is doing outreach at the July EcoFiesta in Commerce City, or improving 350 Colorado’s internal data processes, Barbara is there to support the movement.
Upcoming Events & Actions
- August 1-31 – Zero Fare for Better Air: Hop on board and ride for free on most public transit systems statewide!
- August 2, 12pm – National Day of Action event calling on Pres. Biden to Declare a Climate Emergency
- August 6, 9am – Renewables Powering Forward Conference: Solutions for Our Clean Energy Transformation (Golden)
- August 13, 9-3pm – 350 Colorado Springs Climate Leadership Workshop, Manitou Arts Center (email email@example.com to sign up)
August 17, 6-7:30pm – New Volunteer Orientation, Zoom (Register here)
August 18, 4:30-7:30pm – ‘Stronger Together’ Korean Climate Activists Social & Art Build in Boulder, CO (RSVP here)
- August 20, 10am – Farm Fest & Kiss the Ground Film Screening!
- August 25-28, Fossil Free Federal Reserve Action (Wyoming)
August 31, 6-7:30pm – Movement Building Committee meeting (join on Zoom)
Please view our full calendar to join local team meetings, committee conference calls & more
Did you know? You can support 350CO when buying a home!
If you or someone you know is looking to buy a new home, please support 350CO through Climate Change Realty – a real estate brokerage that donates 50% of its net commissions to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations dedicated to fighting climate change. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in moving or visit www.ccrboulder.com today and look for 350CO on the list of partnering non-profits!