Although we've been a registered nonprofit in Washington DC since December 2020, we're now (finally) federally registered as a tax-exempt organization by the IRS! That means donations are tax-exempt for contributors (hint, hint). Thank you to Barry Hart and Laura Gregory of the law firm K&L Gates for their pro bono efforts in helping create … Continue reading Climate Steps awarded tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Status!
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Reflection, in Honor of Plastic-Free July. This is a waste basket, the kind made out of waste. The broken base of it came from the free box of a garage sale last Saturday. The plastic ribbons are single-use plastic packaging used to ship construction materials: three of the four colors picked up off the floor … Continue reading Waste Basket
Tiny houses have been around for as long as humans have sought shelter, but lately they are becoming a more popular choice in housing internationally, offering alternatives for people who want their own house but, for a variety of reasons, don’t want a traditional, single-family home.
By Anshika S. and Annette Olson Known as Public Consultation in the British Commonwealth and in European nations, and often as Public Testimony and/or Commenting in the United States (U.S.), governments around the world that have forms of free speech have processes for seeking public inputs on laws, regulations, and other forms of policy. Climate … Continue reading Public Consultation – Providing Your Input.
Research and Rhyming This is the continuation of an interview with three great people, all submarine engineers, who you can get to know in Chapter 1. [link] Nick, Jon, and Matt You three guys have three planned children's books being developed for hardcopy but already available in audio, with Nick recording and reading most of … Continue reading The Three Submarine Engineers – Chapter 2
New contributor Julia Curran: Fermented foods ...They’re a little bit alive, a lot of glory, a colorful miracle...
Through the work of our two climate policy interns from Carleton University, Azka and Anshika, we have compiled a list of court cases in which individuals have made a difference - either through filing suit against polluters or governments, or by giving their personal testimony. So check out our new page; we'll continue to add … Continue reading Examples of Individuals Impacting Climate Court Cases
It is during such times that we realize the power individuals hold towards determining the future of the world.