Taking cues from Trump’s exhibitionist tirades, Republicans are ramping up the rhetoric against the EPA. A recent House Energy and Commerce Committee meeting was the latest venue for Republican ranting that climaxed in a condemnation of the Clean Power Plan as “un-American.” Janet McCabe, the EPA’s acting assistant administrator, was called as a witness to
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You will find the latest climate petition in an unlikely place—Ben & Jerry’s stores and scoop shops across the United States. The Vermont-based company just unveiled Save Our Swirled, a new ice cream flavor inspired by the company’s campaign to raise awareness about the facts and issues of worldwide climate change. “On every carton of
If you’re concerned about the world’s climate (including what’s happening in the United States), today’s a great day to self-educate. Two good news for climate watchers opportunities are available. First, 24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons for Hope starts today at noon and continues for the next 24 hours, live from Brooklyn, New York. The program
Climate Reality Project, Cape Verde (UN in Cape Verde on Flickr/Climate Reality Project/Masakazu SHIBATA) Sometimes one website just doesn’t seem able to serve all the goals of a complex, multi-actor organization. The Climate Reality Project had this problem and just unveiled its chosen solution today. We recommend you check it out. With a global movement
By Maggie Fox, President and CEO, Climate Reality Project It’s funny. A lot of the rhetoric we hear pushing back against putting a price on carbon pollution parrots the argument that “it would threaten our way of life.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Fossil fuels like oil and coal helped power us through the
The Climate Reality Project has put up some excellent billboards essentially in response to the horrible Heartland Institute billboards that cost the organization numerous sponsors and the little respect it had. The Climate Reality Project’s billboards will be put up all around the area of the Heartland Institute’s upcoming climate change conference, too. Here’s
In this guest post below, Juanita Constible of The Climate Reality Project shares some pretty stupendous news with us. New national standards for science in K-12 schools include the topic of climate change. Here’s more from Juanita: As a scientist, I know how important it is for our kids to get a top-notch science
Check out this great video challenging, through clever wit, the Heartland campaign to fund the spread repeatedly debunked arguments against the scientific consensus on global warming in public schools: Thank you, Climate Reality Project!
We’ve written about Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project several times now. And you can still host a Climate Reality presentation in your town (we encourage that). But Gore and the team have been looking to expand their reach even further by getting into video games. Gore’s already tackled film, concerts, and books — why not
#1: Ringling Circus Gets Largest Fine of Its Kind for Animal Cruelty — Thank USDA & PETA! From PETA: “Feld Entertainment, the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, must now pay the largest settlement of its kind in U.S. history―$270,000―for alleged violations of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) dating back to 2007.” More
Want to follow up the climate change education from 24 Hours of Climate Reality by bringing the info to more people?
If so, check out this call to action and offer of support from Al Gore and other members of the Climate Reality Project:
Here’s the third of 3 videos provided by the Climate Reality project after 24 Hours of Climate Reality, an awesome video showing how grassroots activism can stimulate real change, quickly even (narrated by Bill Nye). Check it out:
1 of 3 videos provided from the Climate Reality project after 24 Hours of Climate Reality is below, an excellent expose on how the climate change denial ‘movement’ is following in the footsteps of the tobacco is good for you movement (narrated by Bill Nye). Check it out:
This is an awesome video from the Climate Reality project that Joe Mohr shared with me. Love it. As you can see at the end, it was a lead-in to the 24 Hours of Climate Reality event, which we are currently live-streaming here on Planetsave.
24 Hours of Climate Reality, Al Gore’s new, big push to raise climate awareness and promote the solutions available to address climate change today, is tomorrow, September 14. You can check in right here tomorrow at any time for live streaming of this worldwide event. The live streaming will occur below…
Al Gore turned from a waffling politician to a leading climate action activist a few years ago. If someone mentions Al Gore now, probably the #1 association that comes to mind is global warming, due to his wildly popular and influential film “An Inconvenient Truth” and resulting Nobel Peace Prize. While there are probably thousands upon thousands of trolls spreading misinformation about Al Gore and climate change across the internet, confusing the public and hurting a very respectable man’s reputation, Al Gore and his message are tremendously needed today.