First Climatefest hits home / The Western Front, Kyra Bruce

The Lummi Blackhawk singers perform at Climatefest on Sunday, Oct. 18 at the Performing Arts Center. // Photo by Christina Becker

The Lummi Blackhawk singers perform at Climatefest on Sunday, Oct. 18 at the Performing Arts Center. // Photo by Christina Becker

An emotional call to action at the first-ever October Climatefest was given by senior Julianna Fisher on Sunday, Oct. 18 in Western’s Performing Arts Center.

She apologized to the future generation for what the current generation has done to the environment in recent years, but she said that there is still time help fix the current problems.

Climatefest aimed to highlight local to global climate action and to inspire students, staff and community members to action against climate change.

Jill MacIntyre Witt is a master’s student at Huxley College of the Environment and also spoke at the event.

“We’re celebrating what we’ve done so people can see that climate action is already happening, which helps people to be engaged,” MacIntyre Witt said. […]

Read Kyra’s complete article on The Western Front here.

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