Elder Climate LegacY

VISION

Mobilization of the wisdom, talents, experience, and resources of elders to influence and promote actions leading to a more sustainable environment for current and future generations.

MISSION

As elder citizens of the Earth, we desire to serve as a catalyst in educating the public, opinion leaders, and decision makers regarding actions and policies that can effectively address critical environmental issues facing current and future generations.

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FIRST GOAL

To work in cooperation with cohorts and stakeholders to bring about legislative action to develop, fund, and implement a Climate Change Action Plan for Nebraska.  

SECOND GOAL

To provide awareness, knowledge, and solutions on critical environmental issues to individuals, organizations, business/commerce, and communities.

 

Objective: Meet with individuals, elected representatives, educational and governmental officials, agricultural leaders, civic and social groups relating to climate action planning for Nebraska and associated issues.

THIRD GOAL

Build an engaged movement of Nebraska’s Climate Legacy Elders to successfully work together to leave a more positive legacy for current and future generations.

 

Objective: Have a movement of 250 Nebraska Climate Elders passionately working to leave a positive legacy in this state for current and future generations—particularly through action in support of Goals One and Two.

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Who is this Greta Thunberg?

So…just who is this Greta Thunberg..? If you don’t know her already, you soon will know her as a 16-year old Swedish student who is speaking with a powerful voice to the whole world to wake up and deal with climate change while there’s still time. Her message; “our house is on fire and it’s time to act” is creating a global movement for action against the climate crisis. She is appealing to millions of youth to go on strike for our planet—a movement to be global walkout on September 20th 2019. Her book--No One is Too Small to Make a Difference—is eloquently powerful in her own simple words. As a close friend who has a 16-year old granddaughter herself, said after reading it, “Greta’s passion