David Goldstein, a climate activist who was shocked and angered by Heartland’s bizarre ad campaign, decided to do something about it. just over a week ago, he single-handedly launched his own campaign, renting another Clear Channel billboard in Minneapolis
We can win the race to educate and empower citizens all over the world to act before extreme weather events become the norm. This Saturday, I hope all of you will stand up for the reality of climate change and help make Climate Impacts Day a success.
The climate movement is about to take a giant step forward: The EPA has proposed the first national standard to limit carbon pollution. This is exciting: And we have a petition for you to show your support.
Climate change is happening now, and it’s up to all of us to connect the dots between the climate crisis and the extreme weather we’ve seen around the world. So we’re thrilled that in just a few days, our friends at 350.org are hosting Climate Impacts Day in order to share the message that climate change truly does affect us all.
Last week, a group of young citizens sat in Courtroom 17 before the federal District Court in Washington, D.C. They were there for a hearing in a lawsuit commenced in May 2011 by Alec Loorz, one of our own Climate Presenters; four other teens from California and Virginia; and two environmental nonprofit organizations. What do they want out of this lawsuit? To hold the U.S. government accountable for preserving the atmospheric public trust.
My seven-year-old daughter had asked me in Yosemite how water gets up the mountain. Someday soon, we may find ourselves struggling with questions just as profound about how our national parks will survive climate change.
This is the second of two blog posts about the impacts of climate change on a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. Members of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy are taking a look at how sea level rise could impact a local canal.
I was deeply inspired by Mr. Wells’ fourth grade class. They changed the moment for The Lorax by making sure the film wasn’t just about movie tickets and extra-large sodas, but acknowledging the full truth about the climate crisis and providing a platform to take action.
What some communities are facing is almost incomprehensible. Because most of us live in large cities, we have easy access to groceries, supplies and services. Have you ever lived in a remote area where global warming impacted your access? Or, like many of us, can you scarcely imagine what life would mean if you found yourself stranded by climate change?
Here’s the plain and simple fact – clean energy technology can actually save you money. Chances are you know this, but there’s a lot of misinformation out there – so here’s a quick fact check for when you hear claims that clean energy isn’t worth the cost.