Photos: Fire Drill Fridays with Jane Fonda, Washington, DC USA – yes, it is a climate emergency

2019.12.06 Fire Drill Fridays, Washington, DC USA 340 60030
2019.12.06 Fire Drill Fridays, Washington, DC USA 340 60030 (View on Flickr.com)

Photgraphs from today’s Fire Drill Fridays (@FireDrilFriday) are below. This week’s topic was immigrant rights

This is a climate and human rights crisis. Climate migrants routinely face life threatening hardship, discrimination and repression in their search for safety for their families, and often those most vulnerable to changing climate and extreme weather lack the resources to migrate, so remain in harm’s way.See: Mobilize for Climate Justice & Immigrant Rights — Fire Drill Fridays

We are in the midst of a climate emergency. And, as humans inhabiting the same planet we have more in common than not:

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The gentleman to my left is #vegan. I am not. ⁣ ⁣ We both care about the impact of #climatechange, ethical food production (including moving away from monocropping soy and growing grain to feed to cattle who should eat grass instead). I am so impressed with the fund of knowledge of people in this movement who have an interest in knowing, rather than an interest in being right. More common ground than some realize. 🌎⁣ ⁣ Bayer is an example of a challenging business model for the future of health - it produces glyphosate, a probable carcinogen, which is applied to GMO soybeans that it also produces, as well as the pharmaceuticals that are prescribed for people with disease from these compounds. Its carbon footprint is 4.2 times greater than the rest of the companies in the pharmaceutical sector, which as a sector emits more carbon than the auto industry. 😟⁣ ⁣ The gentleman to my right isn't getting mad, he's helping people get elected πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆβ£ ⁣ @firedrillfriday ⁣ ⁣ #RealFood #LCHF #MetabolicHealth #HealthyPeopleHealthyPlanet #FamilyMedicine #LessCarbon

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Additional photos are below. All are @CreativeCommons licensed as usual. Enjoy.

2019.12.06 Fire Drill Fridays, Washington, DC USA 340 60018
2019.12.06 Fire Drill Fridays, Washington, DC USA 340 60018 (View on Flickr.com)
2019.12.06 Fire Drill Fridays, Washington, DC USA 340 60016
2019.12.06 Fire Drill Fridays, Washington, DC USA 340 60016 (View on Flickr.com)
2019.12.06 Fire Drill Fridays, Washington, DC USA 340 60036
2019.12.06 Fire Drill Fridays, Washington, DC USA 340 60036 (View on Flickr.com)

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