350ppm is what scientists tell us is the safe limit of CO2 concentration in the atmosphere.
“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there “is” such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action.” — Martin Luther King Jr.
My 3 Days With Al Gore’s Climate Reality
Last week, I was fortunate to attend a Climate Reality Leadership Corps training with Al Gore. A thousand people from around the world- 58 countries and 47 US states- made the pilgrimage to San Francisco to be part of this training. And, that alone was truly inspirational. Bette Midler was in the house. Grammy Award winner… Continue reading
Island President: Mohamed Nasheed and a People’s Fight for Survival
On February 7, 2012, Mohamed Nasheed, the democratically elected President of the Maldives and an outspoken climate change… Continue reading
Climate Change: Game Over or Just Beginning
As the latest climate data reports show, the period from May 2011 to April 2012 was the warmest ever recorded in the United States.
The average temperature over the 12-month stretch was nearly three degrees Fahrenheit above last century’s average. This news comes on the heals of the record-breaking heat of the warmest March on record.
And… Continue reading
Global Warning, Our Oil Addiction and Living on a New Planet
Narrated by Leo DiCaprio, this clip is based on the book by Thom Hartmann, The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight: The Fate of the World and What We Can Do Before It’s Too Late.
“Picture this, a blue planet protected by a thin layer of atmosphere that keeps temperature, air and water in perfect balance to maintain life. In the cold
James Hansen on Cap-and-Trade, Tipping Points and Where We Go From Here
In a recent interview, post- the COP15 Conference, the nation’s top climate scientist and director of the NASA Goddard Institute for