I used to be a proud Canadian. Before I became a Climate Activist, that is. But now as a Climate Activist, I feel nothing but shame and embarrassment for Canada at climate talks. We are a proud people. We've always seen ourselves as an...
We know we’ve got a carbon problem and we know it’s killing the planet. So what can we do to kick the habit? Climate change is the defining challenge facing humanity today. And we’ve known this for long enough –...
I belong to the Boomer Generation. I was born in 1947. I'm embarrassed to admit that my generation has been at the political and economic wheel during the worst decades of human-made environmental degradation ever witnessed on planet Earth -...
Carbon pollution is being dumped into our atmosphere at unprecedented and unregulated rates, and it’s costing us. We’re paying in dollars, in lives, in jobs, in lifestyles -- truly in every way imaginable. If carbon pollution continues unchecked, my...
Recently, I was a guest on the Green Divas Radio Show hosted by Green Diva Meg (aka Megan McWilliams). Meg and I are both grandparents who have become quite involved in climate action. During the interview, I was able to tell my story—about...
From the Climate Reality Project~Let's Ask the Tough Questions  Why? Why Not? Why? Why Not? In every language on the planet, children ask these questions over, and over, and over. They ask the first to understand the world around them, and...
What Did You Do Once You Knew It's 3:23 in the morning, and I'm awake because my great, great, grandchildren won't let me sleep. My great, great, grandchildren ask me in dreams What did you do, while the planet was plundered? What did...
I'm pleased to feature Todd Barsanti's reflections on the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training recently held in Chicago. I had the pleasure of being at the same table (Table #79) with Todd and several other Climate Leaders. I'm sure...
One of the popular myths too common in the Climate Change conversation is that  "It's Too Hard." Deniers claim that shifting over to clean energy would not only require changing our way of life, but could shut down our...
From the Climate Reality Project   The science is settled: Man-made carbon pollution is to blame for the climate crisis. But Big Oil and Big Coal are spending big money to spread lies about climate science. This month, The Climate Reality Project plans to destroy persistent...