Sustainability News

Climate 12-12-12 wraps, rolls into action

Gabriola Sounder, 20 Sep. 2023 — The Climate 12-12-12 project held its final event at Agi Hall on August 24th. The event was a wrap of the previous year, where we focused on a specific climate change topic each month. The project brought us together and directed the community’s collective wisdom and experience to address 12 wicked problems of climate change.

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Fall Fair, the C-12 booth

Climate-12 Action had a table at the 17-Sep Fall Fair, where a hundred people stopped to talk, and many cast their dot-vote on the most important “Action area” for the project. Interest all round, but Food Security and Water were, not surprisingly, the top picks.

Action area priorities, dot-voted by the community at the Fall Fair

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SG featured on Life on Gabriola TV

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Newly hatched local news outlet Life on Gabriola TV took an interest in Sustainable Gabriola in September. LoG TV lead journalist Theresa O’Leary interviewed longtime Sustainable Gabriola participant Steven Earle, who tells about SG’s structure, activities, and initiatives past and present. The interview runs about 27 minutes.

For more programming, check out Life on Gabriola TV’s community media portal, their YouTube channel, and their Facebook page.

CBC features Climate 12-12-12

CBC Radio’s climate-change show and podcast What On Earth talked to Sustainable Gabriolan Fay Weller about SG’s beginnings, and the Gabriola Climate 12-12-12 initiative in particular.

Episode 429, The power of hope in a climate changed world, aired on August 11, 2023. It can be streamed anytime from this page. The whole episode is worth a listen, but host Laura Lynch interviews Fay starting at about the 24:30 mark.