A Greenish Curriculum: Desperate Need vs a Stacked Deck

Photo by Hans Hamann on Unsplash The facts are in. The global temperature is rising and so are the oceans, accompanied by increasingly frequent and intense fires, droughts and floods, out-of-season melting of polar ice, glaciers and mountain snowpacks (the source of much of the world’s fresh water), all of which are predicted to get … Continue reading A Greenish Curriculum: Desperate Need vs a Stacked Deck

Climate Steps awarded tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Status!

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!

Now is the Moment to Pressure Global Leaders to Step Up Their Climate Game.

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.

The 6th IPCC Report – Share it. Here’s How.

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.

Public Consultation – Providing Your Input.

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.

Taking Action in the Courts: The New Climate Steps Politics Page

According to the United Nations, the climate crisis has become the defining issue of our generation. With the legislative and executive branches of states around the world failing to act, however, the judicial branch often remains the last resort to address the growing human rights and environmental crises. Learn more on how you can take … Continue reading Taking Action in the Courts: The New Climate Steps Politics Page

A New Climate Steps Resource Page – Podcasts

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