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Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

No Impact on the Environment Experiment No Impact on the Environment Experiment
No Impact Man, Colin Beavan, has put together a guide for you to try out his experiment in living with no impact on the environment.
International Youth: Fired Up About Climate Change International Youth: Fired Up About Climate Change
by Richard Graves
The generations who will inherit the burden of global warming want bold environmental leadership, responsible climate policies, and green jobs.
Students Stand Up to Coal Students Stand Up to Coal
by Nick Engelfried
College students across the country are working to eject coal from their campuses and their communities.
Sarah van Gelder on Climate Action Sarah van Gelder on Climate Action
We need new strategies to wake people up to the urgency of climate change.
A Global Climate Wake-Up Call
On September 21, at over 2,600 demonstrations held in 134 countries, people urged their politicians to “wake up” to the threat of climate change and to create a fair, aggressive, and binding treaty during the final set of international negotiations in Copenhagen this December.
Trade Your Job Trade Your Job
by Valerie Saturen
The old apprenticeship model of learning by doing gets new life as people who’ve been left out of the job market train to meet the growing demand for green-collar workers.
Climate Activists Dream a New Future Climate Activists Dream a New Future
by Madeline Ostrander
The Pachamama Alliance encourages a re-examination of the values and assumptions that have led our society into social and environmental crises.
Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers
by Heather Purser
People across the country are learning what plants say about global warming.
The Personal IS Powerful The Personal IS Powerful
by Colin Beavan
No Impact Man says we shouldn't be distracted by attacking each others' methods of confronting climate change—only by uniting behind the same agenda can we hope for change in the very little time we have to effect it.
Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local
by Jessica Bell
Increasing numbers of U.S. cities are looking to lessen their climate impact by growing and eating local food.
Signs of Life :: Amazon Tribes Win Against Big Oil Signs of Life :: Amazon Tribes Win Against Big Oil
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
In the Amazon rainforests of Peru and Ecuador, indigenous groups are on the front lines of the climate change battle.
People We Love :: Peter Marshall People We Love :: Peter Marshall
by Madeline Ostrander
Fighting fire with climate activism.
Our Best Shot at Climate Leadership Our Best Shot at Climate Leadership
by Colin Beavan
Will the U.S. lead on confronting climate change, or not? The House has passed a landmark bill. Now it's on to the Senate. Colin Beavan explains what ACES means, and why you should know about it.
Cleveland’s Worker-Owned Boom Cleveland’s Worker-Owned Boom
by Gar Alperovitz, Ted Howard, Steve Dubb
Rust-belt to recovery through worker-owned business and city, hospital, and university cooperation.
The Climate Crisis The Climate Crisis
by Madeline Ostrander
What Would it Look Like to Do Everything We Can Imagine?
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