A conversation with Climate Leader John Zavalney This month, the first national science standards in over a decade were released for America’s schools. As we discussed last year, these standards are incredibly important – not the least because for the first time, they explicitly ask teachers to address climate change. To find out more about these standards and what they mean for our schools, we got in touch with John Zavalney, a Climate Leader who taught in the Los Angeles Public School System for more than 20 years. Interviewed by Lindsay Randall, U.S. Manager, Climate Reality Leadership Corps As a … Read More
A groundbreaking new study by Ceres, a global advocate for sustainability in leadership whose Investor Network on Climate Risk manages $11 trillion in assets, reveals that most insurers aren’t prepared for climate change.
We’re already paying a price for carbon pollution. Extreme weather costs us billions of dollars in damages. Climate change makes our food and water less secure, threatens our coastlines with sea level rise, damages our natural resources, and affects human health.
How is climate change affecting the United States right now? What about the part of the country where you live? These questions are now a lot easier to answer with the release of a major new draft report: The National Climate Assessment.
We have a live, online broadcast coming up on November 14 called 24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report. Over 24 hours, we plan to share with the world how dirty weather in a warming climate is affecting our lives. And we need your help!
We invite you to pull out your camera (or your smart phone) and send us a video telling us your story about how climate change and extreme weather are impacting you and your community.
We made the announcement this weekend: On November 14, The Climate Reality Project is hosting 24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report. We’ll be live online for 24 hours across all 24 time zones — showing how dirty weather in a warming climate is changing our lives. There are many ways you’ll be able to get involved. And if you’re a graphic artist or a designer, we’d like to ask for your help right now.
What does global warming look like across the United States? Check out these eye-opening photos in the LA Times; Dramatic visual evidence that climate change isn’t just on its way in the future, it’s happening now.
On June 5, Mexico President Felipe Calderon signed historic legislation to combat climate change. To learn more about the law, we spoke with Alejandro del Mazo, a Representative in the Lower House of the Federal Mexican Congress, the Chairman of the Special Committee on Climate Change, and President of the Civil Service Committee. We’re proud that he is also a Climate Leader who is trained to give presentations for The Climate Reality Project.
There’s no excuse for giving oil companies billions of dollars a year to pollute our climate. Make your voice heard and join the Twitter storm today.
In Nepal, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development organized an expedition into the Himalayas to find out how people are responding to the threats of melting glaciers and flash floods.