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“To build a sustainable, climate-resilient future for all, we must invest in our world’s forests. That will take political commitment at the highest levels, smart policies, effective law enforcement, innovative partnerships and funding.”
– Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Continue reading “Environmental Dates: International Day of the Forests”
Humanity is sitting on a time bomb. If the vast majority of the world’s scientists are right, we have just ten years to avert a major catastrophe that could send our entire planet’s climate system into a tail-spin of epic destruction involving extreme weather, floods, droughts, epidemics and killer heat waves beyond anything we have ever experienced- a catastrophe of our own making. Continue reading “Green Documentaries: An Inconvenient Truth”
A film by brother/sister duo, Sam and Kate Fulbright to take a closer look at what climate change really means in the United States, and dive beyond the daunting numbers and graphs to meet the people and communities affected by the problem of climate change.
Learn more about getting involved at ShiftTheClimate.org
“The solutions to the economic crisis and finding livelihoods are also the solutions to the crisis of the climate
and also the solutions to poverty and unemployment: Start A Garden. Agriculture and food is an area where everyone can begin today.”
says author and activist Vandana Shiva.