For our show on August 22nd, we introduce listeners to the Step by Step Project.  Filmmaker and clinical psychologist Stephen Lerner and fellow filmmaker Jim Jewell have teamed up for several documentary films in the past, and now they’re joining forces once again for a project called “Step by Step.”

This started in early June, 2022 and they plan to criss-cross the state of Kansas, appearing in various communities to host conversations with locals about their worries, their ideas and the actionable steps they might take to mitigate the effects of climate change.

The tour began in Lawrence on the Haskell Indian Nations University campus, with Haskell professor Daniel Wildcat playing a key role. Dan Wildcat has an extensive background in the study of climate issues and how they relate to Indigenous populations.   A problem as big and complicated as climate change is difficult to confront, and Step by Step is starting earnest conversations about the topic so that throughout Kansas.

Many worry about our changing climate. Yet most of us don’t talk about it, and only a very small minority actively work towards creating the solutions we require in order to achieve a sustainable future.  Step By Step brings people together across Kansas to have open conversations about climate change.  Sharing our thoughts with others can reduce our anxiety, and empower us both to make individual climate friendly changes, and to become more actively engaged in pushing for the public policy changes needed to meet the enormous challenge we face.

We at EcoRadio KC are glad to encourage awareness and protection of our world.  Our goal is to assure our listeners are aware of how we can create a sustainable present for a sustainable future!

This will be a great radio hour!

We hope you can tune in!

George Carlin said “we (meaning people in general) are arrogant to think we (usually meaning they) are a threat to the planet. This planet put up with dinosaurs for 165 million years then waited another 65 million before putting up with people. Do any of you think people, humans, can last 165 million years?”

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