Devastating wildfires are scarring our Western landscapes and leaving those who make it out with their lives with long-lasting health concerns.
Since the last big climate strike in the spring, the movement for action has grown. Our society and media are finally starting to address climate change as the crisis it is and calling on our leaders to take action.
The Amazon fires may have mostly started in August, but the tinder was set long before. Specifically, on January 1 – the day Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as Brazil’s new president and seemingly set out to win an alarmingly tight race to be “the most environmentally dangerous head of state in the world.”
If you’re super into the technology that will help us build the clean energy economy of tomorrow, this blog’s for you!
Let’s be honest. It’s not cool to talk about the climate crisis. Not at Thanksgiving dinner. Not at the bar with friends. Not at the neighborhood cook out.
We get it. No one wants to be the one to take the conversation from what’s going on with Tom Holland and Spiderman or the new football season to, you know, the greatest real-life threat humanity has ever faced. Maybe you don’t exactly know what to say, and in any case, no one wants to be that guy.
Fossil fuel interests have spent millions funding climate change denial — allowing them to protect dirty energy while remaining out of the public eye.
We need consistent and comprehensive climate change curriculums to be taught in schools so that kids know the truth about our warming planet and can be well-prepared for their future.
This August, we traveled to Minneapolis-St. Paul for our 42nd Climate Reality Leadership Corps training. Our goal? Highlight the climate impacts Midwestern communities are feeling through higher temperatures, extreme weather and changing seasons, and changes to their cherished natural environments.
Take the quiz to learn how you can make a difference and get involved on November 20-21.
The bottom line: warmer temperatures create a greater chance of more intense storms.