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.
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.
or How Collaborative Communities Can Reduce Global Warming....
Wind up Plastic-Free July by spending some time with us learning what is plastic, its impacts - good and bad - including on climate change, and how to fight plastic pollution throughout the year. Dr. Annette Olson, Founder of Climate Steps and the Lead for Green Neighbors DC, and guest Den Fusso, plastic activist, will … Continue reading The Plastic Podcast
Announcing a new resource page for Climate Steps - Podcasts, which has reviews of 13 informative podcasts in the areas of climate science, how climate change affects us, the all important climate solutions, and then the environment in general. Three of my favorites are: The Mint Climate Change Tracker, which provides an overview of climate … Continue reading A New Climate Steps Resource Page – Podcasts
....people don’t behave like water molecules. Whenever a new road is opened, we change our behavior.
Need a list of things you can do to save the planet while stuck at home or in the yard, self-isolating? Well, there's no need to binge-watch shows you aren't interested in. Instead ...