It touches all of us in many ways, from the air we breathe to the extreme weather we are increasingly experiencing. If unchecked, it will ultimately end human civilization.

We have no choice but to address it. Each of us can take actions to do so, in small and big ways. It helps to start by learning about it. Thinking about it. Exploring what seems most provocative.

So that we can decide what actions we will personally take to make a difference. There are so many choices: electrifying our cars and/or our homes; reducing our consumption of everything, particularly meat and plastics; planting trees; divesting from fossil fuels; composting our food scraps, becoming politically involved. Spending some time on this site is a beginning.

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THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT OF 2022

On Sunday, August 7, 2022 the Senate – (significantly watered down from the original Build Back Better bill in order to capture the votes of two recalcitrant democrats, Joe Manchin and Krysten Lee Sinema) passed the biggest climate bill the US has ever seen. On Friday, August 12, the House followed and sent the bill for signature to President Joe Biden. On Monday, August 16, 2022 the President signed it, handing the pen to Senator Manchin after completion. Not one Republican voted for it.

Biden signs expansive health, climate and tax law

By Jim Tankersley Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times

President Biden on Tuesday signed a long-awaited bill meant to reduce health costs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and raise taxes on corporations and wealthy investors, capping more than a year…

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CCR ORIGINAL

The Inflation Reduction Act is a New Lease on U.S. Climate Policy: Let’s Not Screw It Up

Joel Stronberg, Esq.
By Joel Stronberg, Esq. and 10/08/22
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA or Act) is the most comprehensive climate-related legislation in U.S. history. The Act invests $369 billion dollars for climate and clean energy measures. It also provides billions of dollars to expand low-income health care subsidies and limits drug costs for seniors. The bill rises to…
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BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING ELSE

UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15)

Date: December 7–19, 2022

Location: Montreal, Canada

Despite on-going efforts, biodiversity is deteriorating worldwide and this decline is projected to worsen with business-as-usual scenarios. The UN Biodiversity Conference will convene governments from around the world to agree to a new set of goals for nature over the next decade through the Convention on Biological Diversity post-2020 framework process. The framework sets out an ambitious plan to implement broad-based action to bring about a transformation in society’s relationship with biodiversity and to ensure that, by 2050, the shared vision of living in harmony with nature is fulfilled.

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