Bhante Dhammawausha for Repower America

As world leaders meet in Copenhagen, working out solutions for climate change, worldwide there are people speaking out. Bhante Dhammawausha, a Buddhist Monk from Clearwater, FL has recorded a short but blunt video for Al Gore’s organization Repower America.

Climber to take climate message to Everest

From Reuters

A Nepali high altitude guide will try to climb Mount Everest for a record 19th time this summer to highlight the consequences of climate change in the Himalayas, including the world’s tallest peak.

Apa Sherpa, 49, will carry a special metal vase containing 400 sacred Buddhist offerings and place it on the summit hoping the move will restore the sanctity of the Himalayas and raise awareness about climate change.

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