Joining together to avert catastrophe.
Signs of Life :: Climate Spurs Direct Action
by Noah Grant, Madeline Ostranderposted Oct 31, 2008
- Climate direct action, such as this year's climate camps, wins support.
The Good Life Doesn’t Have to Cost the Planet
by Andrew Simms, Joe Smithposted Oct 31, 2008
- What if you woke up one day to find that humans eventually did make the right decisions, and those decisions had all the right effects and, well, the world turned out to be a pretty cool place.
Social Change not Climate Change
by Juliette Beckposted Aug 14, 2008
- Activists and communities in the United Kingdom—where over two hundred years ago, the first lumps of coal were burnt to power the industrial revolution—are igniting a historic revolution of their own. Last week, over 1500 people from all walks of life converged in the Kent countryside, just one-hour southeast of London by train, to rally against climate change in a demonstration of collective, sustainable living and creative direct action.
Teaching Climate: Digital Story Telling
posted Apr 04, 2008
- BRIDGES to Understanding has developed teaching tools around the issue of Climate Change that focus on journaling and digital story telling for your students. As your students develop their stories you can follow the work of other schools on-line.
What’s possible in a post-carbon world
by Guy Daunceyposted Mar 24, 2008
- Can we get to a post-carbon world? Guy Dauncey shows how to make buildings, electricity, transportation, food, and forests climate friendly. Yes, we can.
Xavier Cortada: Artist’s Statement
by Xavier Cortadaposted Mar 12, 2008
- To address global climate change, Cortada has created two related works. One focuses on global awareness, the other on local action. The artist says: "My work aims to challenge us to find deeper meaning in our present lives by exploring the paths of those who came before us and our relationship to the natural world."
Jon Warnow :: Brower Youth Awards
posted Mar 10, 2008
- Listen to Jon's energetic acceptance speech as he invites all of us to “step outside our comfort zones” and remake our world.
Climate Art: The Longitudinal Installation
by Xavier Cortadaposted Mar 10, 2008
- Artist Xavier Cortada created an installation in Antarctica featuring quotes of people affected by climate change around the world. Creating this installation in a continent with no borders, the artist aims to diminish the man-made barriers in the world above it.
Who's Willing to Step Up
posted Feb 26, 2008
- It turns out people are willing to make sacrifices to stop Global Warming: polling data from 23 countries confirms that people are ready to do what it takes.
The Amazing Power of Green Slime
by Margit Christensonposted Feb 23, 2008
- Using algae for biofuels as a possible solution. The oil in algae can be converted into biodiesel and its carbohydrate components into ethanol.
Terra Preta, a Solution Buried in the Dirt
by Brooke Jarvisposted Feb 23, 2008
- Agrichar is another solution to reducing the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.
Theme Guide :: Stop Global Warming Cold
posted Feb 21, 2008
- Climate change used to be something that would happen far off in the future. Now the science says we have just 10 years to change course or things will get scary. What do we do? What will actually make a difference? It turns out we have the means. The question is: Do we have the will?
Climate Solutions :: Discussion Guide
posted Feb 12, 2008
- Conversation starters and article summaries for our Climate Solutions issue. Explore solutions to climate change and find practical, feasible ways to make big differences through your own actions.
Climate Change Feedback Loops :: Background Reading
posted Feb 11, 2008
- A little temperature rise can unlock vicious feedback loops that speed global warming. If global temperatures continue to rise, some of these feedbacks could spiral beyond our ability to reverse them.
Let the Sun Shine In (and some wind, too)
posted Feb 08, 2008