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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BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING ELSE...
Watch this young poet from California bring the house down on inauguration day …
You might think about Grist’s fabulous article about how to talk to a climate skeptic..
Check out your own carbon footprint here
Check out the climate scores of your politicians here
You might want to watch what the kids are saying.
There is a CNN quiz you might want to take…
You might want to watch this amazing video on EVs made by high school students in Sleepy Hollow, New York…
The Biden administration moved boldly on climate change stating that our environment and our economy are completely connected and vowing to view all of their actions through the lens of climate. CCR swiftly dedicated a page to keep track of both those goals and subsequent accomplishments. CCR also has sections on the three branches of government, legislation, executive and judicial, so that you can drill down on the cabinet, executive orders, regulations & deregulations, bills & resolutions, and laws.
January 27th was the most remarkable day in the history of America’s official response to the climate crisis, at least since that June afternoon in 1988, when nasa’s James Hansen told a congressional committee that the planet had begun to heat. On Wednesday, in the course of a few hours, the Biden Administration took a series of coördinated actions that, considered together, may well mark the official beginning of the end of the fossil-fuel era.
Our site is a family of sites, with more than 250 mini sites containing endless resources on everything climate change touches – droughts to flooding, health to faith, individual states to kelp farming, sustainable eating to sustainable shopping.
When installing solar, make the land hospitable for bees. Pollinator friendly solar sites are a growing trend that help provide the nutrition and habitat that bees and butterflies need.Utility Dive
Voters concerned about climate change need to be heard on election day.Environmental Voter Project
Commit to ten regenerative gardening principles that serve both the environment and the soil.Green America
REBA helps companies understand the benefits of moving to renewables.Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance
The worst impacts can still be avoided if we compel local and national leaders step up and lead the fight against climate change. Call on your officials to join us today.NRDC
Quitting junk mail is one way to curtail the flow of trash in and out of your home.Washington Post
In Colorado, the wind power generation saved 4 billion gallons of water that coal and gas plants would have used and avoided 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide.COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE
In addition to lowering your carbon footprint, electric vehicles are more affordable to run, have lower maintenance costs, and tax incentives can reduce the purchase price.My EV
Get the same bill, same service, and maintain the same reliability but the source will be clean energy.CleanChoice Energy
Where does the 300 gallons of water/day average American family uses, comes from? Learn more from this state wise list including how it is being protected.Water Conservation
More than 1,200 global companies are adopting carbon pricing. Microsoft instituted their fee on carbon in 2012 and has since reduced emissions by more than 9.6 million metric tons.WASHINGTON POST
440 companies are taking science-based climate action and 122 companies have approved science-based targets. Make a commitment now.SCIENCE BASED TARGETS
What is the truth about climate change? What are the consequences? How can we mitigate it? And, ultimately, how do we adapt to what we can no longer change?
Extreme weather events such as droughts, wildfires and hurricanes are all occurring more frequently and at a higher intensity due to climate change. This video explores extreme weather and how we can adapt to become more resilient to these increasingly catastrophic events.
Kids can take small actions at home and at school to help protect our planet. They might even teach their parents a thing or two..!
Illustrations by Kathleen Founds