A Rude Awakening

A Rude Awakening with Gabriel Manyangadze of SAFCEI and Mary Kay Benson

Today, I’ll have a conversation with the Climate Justice Coordinator for the SAFCEI (Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute) Gabriel Manyangadze about the UN loss/damages program established for the Global South that only exists on paper.  

And, life-long activist Mary Kay Benson 350 BUTTE COUNTY on today’s Global Day of Action to Defund Climate Chaos and Fossil Fuels. We’ll speak about the Street Mural Action happening in San Francisco today, painting with the ashes of the Paradise Fire and fires in the Amazon.

Global Day of Action to Defund Climate Chaos and Fossil Fuels
 Friday, October 29, 9:00am – 1:00pm (see details below)
400 Howard St., San Francisco


One of the world’s biggest financier of climate fires, climate chaos and deforestation, BlackRock investments has set the world on fire, from CA to the Amazon. On the eve of the Glasgow climate summit, let’s gather to demand they stop funding Climate Chaos:

9am-1pm: STREET MURAL ACTION: Help paint a block-long street mural with paint made from California wildfire ashes and charcoal. Street Mural Action Initiated by: NDN Collective, Idle No More SF Bay, AIM Foothills Central California Chapter, CA MMIWP2S. Pigment for the mural will incorporate ash from the Paradise Fire and also from the fires in the Amazon as a symbol of the destruction this corporation is supporting.

10:30am-12:30pm: YOUTH MARCH: Join YouthVsApocalypse.org

#DefundClimateChaos for a #FossilFreeFuture Global Day of Action on the eve of the Glasgow Climate Summit.

Photo: “The Last Forgotten Flower” mural by Shane Grammer, Christian Garcia and Ali Meders-Knight. (Photo by Guillermo Mash


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