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Charlemont Forum with Karenna Gore - Shared screen with speaker view
peter demenocal
11:26
Good evening everyone!
peter demenocal
11:36
and welcome to the Charlemont Forum!
peter demenocal
12:01
Good evening. I’m Peter de Menocal, your host for the Charlemont Forum, and I’m delighted to welcome you to this evening’s program. Tonight is a second time in the elven year history of the Charlemont Forum that we are not being hosted by the Charlemont Federated Church where all our programs have previously taken place. Instead, due to the mandate for social distancing, we are using this Zoom technology to bring the program not only to the hill towns of Western Massachusetts but also to friends elsewhere in the U. S.
peter demenocal
12:14
Before we begin, I want to acknowledge the wonderful support the Charlemont Forum has received from the many Cultural Councils here in Western Massachusetts. We are especially grateful this year to those Councils in Amherst, Ashfield, Buckland, Charlemont/Hawley, Colrain, Conway, Goshen, Heath, Plainfield, Rowe, and Shelburne, all of whom are also members of the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
peter demenocal
12:29
We are also very appreciative to the many individuals who have made contributions to the Charlemont Forum. If you would like to join them, I encourage you to write a check to CFC/Charlemont Forum and mail it c/o the Charlemont Federated Church, P O Box 230, Charlemont, Mass. The zip is 01339. Your contributions are tax deductible. I’ll plan on giving you the address AGAIN at the end of the evening so you might want to keep a pencil and paper handy at that time.
peter demenocal
00:15:00
Good evening everyone!
and welcome to the Charlemont Forum!
peter demenocal
15:09
Good evening. I’m Peter de Menocal, your host for the Charlemont Forum, and I’m delighted to welcome you to this evening’s program. Tonight is a second time in the elven year history of the Charlemont Forum that we are not being hosted by the Charlemont Federated Church where all our programs have previously taken place. Instead, due to the mandate for social distancing, we are using this Zoom technology to bring the program not only to the hill towns of Western Massachusetts but also to friends elsewhere in the U. S.
peter demenocal
15:20
Before we begin, I want to acknowledge the wonderful support the Charlemont Forum has received from the many Cultural Councils here in Western Massachusetts. We are especially grateful this year to those Councils in Amherst, Ashfield, Buckland, Charlemont/Hawley, Colrain, Conway, Goshen, Heath, Plainfield, Rowe, and Shelburne, all of whom are also members of the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
peter demenocal
15:29
We are also very appreciative to the many individuals who have made contributions to the Charlemont Forum. If you would like to join them, I encourage you to write a check to CFC/Charlemont Forum and mail it c/o the Charlemont Federated Church, P O Box 230, Charlemont, Mass. The zip is 01339. Your contributions are tax deductible. I’ll plan on giving you the address AGAIN at the end of the evening so you might want to keep a pencil and paper handy at that time.
peter demenocal
15:40
As with all Forum events, there will be a question and answer period within this Zoom format.
peter demenocal
16:49
yes we do!
Mary Purdy
16:52
Hello from Seattle, WA!
Clare Pearson
17:41
The Federated Church has about 125 members and about 65 regularly attending~
Clare Pearson
17:45
It seats 225
Mary Purdy
21:14
Barber was there last year
Susan Purdy
22:28
actually it was Liz Theoharis the co-founder of PPC who spoke to u on the poverty precipice in 2019
Newland Smith
23:03
Reinhold Niebuhr and his wife Ursula came to Heath through Dr. Robbins and rented the Robbins guest house in 1932
peter demenocal
24:32
Charlemont Federated Church, P O Box 230, Charlemont, Mass
peter demenocal
24:42
01339
Clare Pearson
24:46
P.O Box 248 not 230
Susan Purdy
25:30
if you are inclined to make a contribution, checks for the Forum need to be made out to CFC/Charlemont Forum.
peter demenocal
00:31:38
Please feel free to send your support to: Charlemont Federated Church, P O Box 248, Charlemont, Mass
01339
peter demenocal
32:06
CFC/Charlemont Forum
Margaret Bullitt-Jonas
01:29:38
Thank you for this wonderfully comprehensive and inspired presentation. Would you speak about the role of over-population in driving climate change, species extinction and the other threats to life on Earth?
Michael Shurgot
01:32:25
Do lawyers ever that there is an ethical or moral component inherent in the federal NEPA laws? Doesn’t NEPA in fact give standing to natural beings?
Michael Shurgot
01:35:09
The above from Mike Shurgot, Seattle. Thanks.
peter demenocal
01:35:20
please post your questions under the Q&A feature
Newland Smith
01:36:07
From: Newland Smith What has been the impact of capitalism on ecological devastation?
Janet Castleman
01:51:41
We’d like to mention that environmentally oriented people in Franklin County proudly defeated the Kinder-Morgan pipeline through community action.
Joshua Hornick
01:57:19
How resources were found for the stimulus package, showing that resources can be found, is another COVID lesson for climate change.
wendy roberts
02:07:09
What a great answer!