Colorado woman sounds the climate alarm by ringing a bell


I'm doctor Anthony lies words and this is climate connections last December eleventh at eleven. Am Mary you bet downing of Boulder. Colorado stood outside her state capital. Hen rang a bell. She did it to express her concern about climate change. Then people looked at me strangely strangely but it felt like okay. It feels like a right thing a good thing so she sent an email to members of our methodist church community when they said here's a crazy idea anybody anybody want to join me on the Eleventh Day of every month at eleven o'clock to raise an awareness raising alarm it was the start of a monthly interfaith event called the eleventh hour calling participants ring the bell at a local church across the street members of a Buddhist Center respond by striking. They're gone we ring the bells and strike the gongs in response back and forth for we're eleven minutes and we head out flyers we have protests is just trying to draw attention to the fact. This is what we're doing. This is why we're doing it. She says that's an opportunity for people to come together. Confront their fears about global warming and renew their commitment to action climate connections is produced by the Yale Center for Environmental Communication. Learn more at Yale Connections Dot Org.

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