I’m a neophyte iceologist, just a few years in to studying one of the beauties I love most, keenly aware of its fragility, the rarity of clear ice ...
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!
By Dr. Krista Kurth, 10/11/2021 Dr. Krista Kurth has given us permission to repost her very timely and action-focused blog: https://www.climateactionforeverydaypeople.com/post/now-s-the-moment-to-pressure-global-leaders-to-step-up-their-climate-game Here's what you can do to help up the ante before COP 26 Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash With the Global Climate Conference (COP 26) coming up on October 31, 2021, it’s time … Continue reading Now is the Moment to Pressure Global Leaders to Step Up Their Climate Game.
For the new, next level Climate Steps (aka the version 2.0 that is coming), we have new logos, care of the pro bono work of designer Clare Talbot, of http://www.clarevoyant.com, and our Facebook group's major voting and feedback. One result - a logo series that tells the story of what we are about - reversing … Continue reading The new logos for taking Climate Steps
Today, I woke up at 8:00 am to read about the 2021 UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report being released: https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1/; https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/09/climate/climate-change-report-ipcc-un.html. The 14,000 studies behind it yielded a consensus on what many of us in the climate arena expected – we are basically locked in at 1.5 degrees Celsius more warming. We … Continue reading The 6th IPCC Report – Share it. Here’s How.
Now and Next This is the last chapter in the story of three sharp engineers, who decided to make a difference – and write childrens' books. Read the first two episodes if you haven’t yet: …Chapter 1: the story of why [link] and Chapter 2: the how’s of planning children’s books and learning to rhyme … Continue reading The Three Submarine Engineers – Chapter 3
Earlier this week, Facebook named myself as a "Leading Lady" in the "Hall of Her" because of my work creating and building Climate Steps. Whoop! With a focus on Women's History Month, and International Women's Day (March 8th), Facebook wanted a woman-founded climate change site. And they picked Climate Steps - looking first for a … Continue reading Facebook picks Climate Steps!
It’s a new year, 2020, and it’s a time to understand that we, the public, are now more empowered than ever before in this climate emergency, despite how incredibly impotent we feel with the horrible devastation in Australia, which is experiencing catastrophic bushfires, extreme heat, and incredible wildlife mortality. With the loss of 30% of … Continue reading WE have the Power Now
So, I've been so busy starting my climate resolutions, that I haven't had a chance to write about them. There are three main climate resolutions I have, but two have many parts to them (fun): 1) Get my solar panels installed 2) Catch up on the climate resolutions from 2017-2018 I haven't finished. 3) Build … Continue reading Another Round of New Year Climate Resolutions – 2019
Time to sum up how I did on my 2018 Climate Resolutions! See how I did for each in my comments after each resolution in: 2018 New Year Climate Resolutions! Overall, I did better than expected, actually - considering my Mom broke her back (three surgeries later now, all is well), and I had full-blown … Continue reading Success – or Not? How did I do with the 42(!) New Year Climate Resolutions I had for 2018?