March 20, 2015 marked the second annual Resilience Climate Change Expedition, originally inspired by Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project’s 2012 call to action. The Climate Reality project challenged individuals to conduct climate change expeditions within their own communities and Resilience, an action figure for Zero Waste, took up the charge.
Jessica Robinson (otherwise known as her superhero alias Resilience), formed the first Climate Change Expedition to tour examples of Zero Waste infrastructure in the Bay Area. On March 20, 2015 during Zero Waste Week, the 2nd rendition of Climate Change Expedition took participants to DR3 (a mattress recycling facility), Rock the Bike (a company who uses bikes to power their operations), Planting Justice (a social justice organic farming organization), and Recycle for Change (a textile and household item recycling organization). The expedition was filmed as a part of a documentary that continues the conversation of how local communities can become the solution to the global crisis of climate change.
(CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO) Here is the 20 minute video that started it all, “Resilience: Climate Change Expedition, Part 1,” starring Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, former Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore, Green For All, UC Berkeley Professors, NRDC, and many more.
“Resilience: Climate Change Expedition, Part 2,” the documentary of the full day expedition held March 15th, 2014, was screened as well on March 20th, 2015, during the morning half of the expedition.