Wisdom, Courage, and the West Roxbury Climate Trial with Karenna Gore

This episode is a conversation between Tim and his co-defendant Karenna Gore, immediately after the surprising verdict in the West Roxbury pipeline resistance trial. They discuss their experience of civil disobedience that led to the trial and the ground-breaking result of an acquittal by reason of the necessity defense.

Karenna Gore
Director, Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary. Follow on Twitter at @KarennaGore and @EarthEthicsCtr. Visit the Center for Earth Ethics website.

Special thanks to Deia Scholsberg!
This episode was recorded by our colleague and documentary filmmaker Deia Schosberg. Her work includes “How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change” (2016), “Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock” (2017), and “The Reluctant Radical” (2018). Learn more about Deia’s work at http://www.palebluedotmedia.com and the new “Bootstraps” basic income project at https://www.bootstrapsfilm.com.

Thanks to Jay O’Hara for his insightful questions and support of this episode. Jay is one of the founders of the Climate Disobedience Center.

Music by Bryan Cahall.

Deep Reflection, Bold Action. Small Groups with Marla Marcum

In this episode Tim and Peter talk small groups with Marla Marcum of the Climate Disobedience Center. The Climate Disobedience Center exists to support a growing community of climate dissidents who take the risk of action, grounded in love, commensurate with the scale and urgency of the crisis.

Part of their original mission was to build a culture of dissent and disobedience. To advance that culture building mission, this year they are building small community groups called “Praxis Groups” to help activists support each other in their personal development and their actions.

Learn more about the Climate Disobedience Center led by Tim DeChristopher (of this podcast), Marla Marcum, and Jay O’Hara, at www.climatedisobedience.org

The signup page for the Praxis Groups discussed in this episode may be found at climatedisobedience.org/community

On Twitter? Follow the Climate Disobedience Center team

The Small Group Lab
Small group organizing, training, and community building is a what co-host Peter Bowden does when he’s not talking climate. Learn more at smallgrouplab.com

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Music by Bryan Cahall

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