LIVE: Panel on climate justice with Jim Hightower

The Texas Drought Project, together with the SEED Coalition and the Council on American Islamic Relations, present an international forum on climate issues with populist author and radio host Jim Hightower from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio, 7150 IH 10 West.

If you are not able to attend in person, NOWCastSA will be streaming LIVE on NOWCastSA.com. Viewers will be able to particpate in a moderated online conversation. Check out the Tweetvite here. If you're on Twitter, the hashtag for the event is #ClimateTX.

These panels will be presented in other cities in Texas, but Jim Hightower is only appearing in San Antonio. Other panelists include Victor Menotti, Director of the International Forum on Globalization and Genaro Lopez-Rendon of Southwest Workers Union.

Panel members, many of whom participated in the failed Copenhagen climate talks, will discuss this perceived "last chance"--COP-16, to be held in Cancun later this year--and the necessity of passing an accord on emissions. Jim Hightower, who has long been active in anti-globalization and human rights work, will both keynote and summarize.

Donations to cover travel expenses are requested in the amount of $10 per person, but no one will be turned away.

See the Facebook event here

For detailed directions to the church, visit the church website, http://www.uusat.org/?page_id=2.  The church stands near the intersection of IH 10 and Loop 410, across from Wonderland Mall.