The Climate Reality Project challenged youth across the world to question the status quo on climate change and ask their leaders “Why? Why Not?” questions. Here's what they had to say. (Republished from EcoWatch)
Chances are you weren’t able to catch all of 24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons for Hope (there was a lot to watch, after all). While there’s no way to cover everything, we wanted to share some of our own highlights from the broadcast.
Shifting the Conversation on Climate Change to Celebrate Innovation and Progress, Cultural Leaders Join Al Gore in the Climate Fight and Give Us Reasons for Hope
On September 16—17, 24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons for Hope celebrates the growing momentum for climate solutions and kickstarts 12 months of action. Help us get the word out and make the biggest impact possible.
Taking place on September 16—17, 24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons for Hope will celebrate the innovation and progress in climate solutions happening all across the planet. Hosted by former Vice President Al Gore, each hour will highlight a new milestone and reason to be hopeful about solving the climate crisis; from the smart growth strategies now guiding cities everywhere to the ways renewables are helping to increase energy access and combat poverty for millions.
Prior to UN Climate Summit, cultural leaders join Al Gore to highlight climate solutions at hand and encourage viewers to dedicate a day to the climate fight.
Citizens from throughout Europe will come together and link hands, forming an 8-kilometer-long human chain to stand against dirty coal in Germany and Poland.
Join the Climate Reality Project as we take to the streets for the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City.
As world leaders prepare to work on a new agreement on climate action to replace the Kyoto Protocol, we figured it was time to ask them some tough questions. So we created our new campaign Why? Why Not? to encourage people around the planet to ask their officials their questions about climate change and what their nation is doing about it.
Ahead of the U.N. Climate Summit this September, here are five common refrains you’ll hear from naysayers… and why they’re dead wrong.