The Green Lantern C…err The Climate Reality Leadership Corps

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In brightest day, in blackest night, no evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil’s might Beware my power–Green Lantern’s light!” – Green Lantern Oath

The Climate Reality Project recently conducted last March 14 to 16 the 31st Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training for at least 400 people from more than 50 countries to become heralds of truth about Climate Change and the Anthropocene influence on burning dirty fossil fuels. I was one of the few who was privileged to attend this event that was presented by leaders and renowned experts in the field of climate science and education. Plus, former U.S. Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore was the main presenter and trainer for three days.

The training would have been a Green Lantern Corps convention less the green rings; if not for everything that can be classified as Green from ensuring that sustainability and waste reduction principles are followed in food and beverages served (vegan meals for three days), energy use, training kits to its noble mission of advocating for climate change reality leaders in a world that is confused or misdirected by organizations that have a high stake of maintaining the status quo in the fossil fuel industry. I am reminded of the Green Lantern Oath for we are in the days that the effects of climate change to weather related phenomena has caused destruction on human settlements and disruptions in the food supply chain. The Philippines is no stranger to these hazards. If there will be no one to take the mantle of communicating the problems that humans have caused to our ecosystem; then it is inevitable that future generations will suffer more than we have experienced to date.  Continue reading “The Green Lantern C…err The Climate Reality Leadership Corps”