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The Climate Crisis - Rotary Making a Difference

What’s Happening Now and What You and Your Club Can Do

Fires, flooding, extreme temperatures, monsoons, tornadoes, glacial melt, infectious diseases, extinction events!  Have you notices that our natural world is changing … dramatically and quickly?

Rotary has noticed and this July 1st introduced a new area of focus – Protecting the Environment – with eight aggressive and comprehensive targets.  As Rotarians we are all asked to stand up for our natural world and for those whom we serve who are most impacted by this crisis.  As Rotary we are powerful, capable of bringing about change for our communities and beyond.

The presentation and discussion will be led by John Mathers, District 5150 Environmental Chair, and climate activist.  John is a past president of the Rotary Club of San Francisco and has held several positions with the District.  John is also the ESRAG (Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group) representative for the District, a Climate Reality Project Leader, and Co-Chair of the RCAT (Rotary Climate Action Teams) Network.

As a result of his life-long interest in the environment, John’s special focus on the climate crisis has led to an active role in promoting education and action within the Rotary community. He has worked with a number of fellow Rotarians to build the RCAT Network of clubs focused on taking action, advocating, and sharing results.  John has spoken at numerous U.S. and international clubs on climate issues and solutions as well as the actions Rotary International and individual clubs are taking.  But most of all, John speaks to the timely need for all of us to step up to address this existential situation.


Please join us on September 22, 2021 at 6:30 PM PST for an important presentation and discussion about the crisis and what Rotarians and Rotary clubs can do right now to make a difference.  When its time for the meeting, please click the button below to join.

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