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Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

Climate Direct Action Camp Climate Direct Action Camp
In June 2008, activists gathered in Montana for the Climate Ground Zero Citizens Direct Action Training Camp, where they learned skills including the history and practice of nonviolent direct action, campaign strategy, and community organizing.
Public Attitudes, Knowledge, and Values Around the Climate Public Attitudes, Knowledge, and Values Around the Climate
"The Energy Learning Curve", a Public Agenda poll, and additional polling data show America's changing attitude to climate action.
Climate Action
How to beat denial and rescue the planet.
10 Ways to Change Your Life 10 Ways to Change Your Life
by Colin Beavan
"No Impact Man's" picks for getting started on a climate-friendly life.
Climate Hero Lorelei Scarbro Climate Hero Lorelei Scarbro
An Appalachian grandmother says no to coal, yes to wind power.
Climate Hero Sharon Hanshaw Climate Hero Sharon Hanshaw
by Kate Sheppard
Left homeless after Hurricane Katrina, she fights for communities that will suffer most from climate impacts.
Resource Guide for Climate Action Resource Guide for Climate Action
by Heather Purser
Movements and resources to save our climate now.
Discussion Guide: Climate Action Discussion Guide: Climate Action
by Keeley Harding
Includes article summaries and questions to spark your discussion around the YES! Magazine Climate Action issue.
Military Leaders Call for Urgent Climate Action Military Leaders Call for Urgent Climate Action
by Brooke Jarvis
Climate change is teaching military leaders to think about security in a new way.
World’s Citizens to Politicians: Get Serious on Global Warming Now! World’s Citizens to Politicians: Get Serious on Global Warming Now!
by Richard Sclove
A new worldwide poll on climate change reflects a global consensus for urgent action—and sets a precedent for deliberative democracy at the international level.
A Wave of Climate Action A Wave of Climate Action
by Richard Graves
An international day of action heralded the emergence of a global grassroots climate movement. Next up: December 12.
Clean Energy Works: Portland Project a Model for Green Stimulus Clean Energy Works: Portland Project a Model for Green Stimulus
by Roger Valdez
In Portland, Recovery Act funds are 'laying the foundation for long-term economic, environmental, and community health.'
Can We Reach 350? Can We Reach 350?
As expectations for action in Copenhagen diminish, activists are raising their voices. Amy Goodman interviews Bill McKibben, co-founder and director of 350.org, and Australian scientist Tim Flannery, chair of the Copenhagen Climate Council and author of The Weather Makers.
350 :: The Most Important Number in the World 350 :: The Most Important Number in the World
by Bill McKibben
From Mount Everest to the Maldives, people worldwide are turning an arcane number into a movement for a stable climate. Bill McKibben asks: Will you join them?
Companies Abandon Chamber of Commerce Over Climate Change Stance Companies Abandon Chamber of Commerce Over Climate Change Stance
by Susie Shutts
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's opposition to addressing climate change is making it very unpopular, even in corporate America.
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