In a previous article, Brad Zarnett asks if "our ape brains are poorly configured to address a slow moving crisis with speed." One might be quick to point out that the world is reacting with speed to the coronavirus...
Harriet Shugarman is a recognized climate influencer and connector for parents (both mamas and papas) on solutions for the climate crisis. She is an online friend and a Climate Reality colleague; we met in Chicago in 2013 when I...
This is the story of how Bill and Lenore (a couple living in Ottawa, Canada) were able to reduce their home carbon footprint with one simple choice. Lenore and Bill are climate colleagues and friends. We met a few...
We all want to do what we can to reduce our footprint and help the planet, but that can seem difficult, if not impossible, when you don't own your home or apartment. So, what can we do to improve...
If you ask the average person, they will likely tell you that they want to do the right thing when it comes to the environment.  The problem is that the average person has little information to guide them to...
As the world slowly transitions to a clean energy future, one of the major concerns we keep hearing about is the loss of jobs in the fossil fuel sector. President Trump was elected on the promise of restoring fossil...
This article is one of an eleven part series on Shifting Society's Goals. The human presence has grown to where we are stretching planetary limits. It is time to find an equitable way to build physical maturity into our...
Climate change happens at home. It happens where we live and not just some faraway place halfway around the globe. Over half of the world's population lives in an urban region. And so it follows that ending climate change starts...
We are pleased to feature this post by Harriet Sugarman who is the Executive Director of ClimateMama. As collaborating climate action partners, Below2°C and ClimateMama occasionally cross-post material from each other's site. In this post, Harriet writes about her experience...
The world now recognizes the urgency of climate change. The climate trajectory we are on requires action on every front. While the Paris Agreement focuses on the reduction of emissions, it will not in and of itself solve the...