…, but how they planned, collaborated, and tested the project. A decision is only the first step…
…showing our love for our singular home, the one and only planet that supports our very lives.
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 …
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 worse. In the scientific community, there … Continue reading A Greenish Curriculum: Desperate Need vs a Stacked Deck
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 With the Global Climate Conference (COP 26) coming up on October 31, 2021, it’s time to let the leaders in your … 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
By David Schwartzman….free transportation, …. [results in] money saved in hospital admittance due to asthma, in ambulance and police services, in paving and repaving, …..
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.
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