The book Drawdown is not geared towards economists, policy makers or scientists, but for all citizens of the world. No matter if you are a student, worker, business owner, farmer, or politician, you can approach this book, learn about the wide variety of solutions that are available to draw down greenhouse gases, and apply specific solutions in your life. What is your role in the process? Of course, the book is more of an introduction and overview. Nevertheless, it should also be part of a movement, according to Paul Hawken.Read more
The documentary was particularly powerful in capturing the undeniable effects climate change has on people and the soil in Alaska. After all, this northern state has experienced an average increase of 3 degrees F since 1949, according to the Alaska Climate Research CenterRead more
Throughout her life, Rachel Carson posed the following questions to the public: Do humans have the right to control nature? What right does the public have to know about environmental issues? This sort of forward thinking about the human perception of and interaction with the environment strongly influenced the ideology of the modern environmental movement such that people are demanding to know how the environment is degraded and by whom.Read more
Are our brains wired to be apathetic about climate change or can be blame social phenomena for encouraging us to look the other way?Read more
Two years after its release, viewing climate change denial through the film was humorous, disturbing, and at times uncomfortable. The audience was engaged during all of its ebbs and flows.Read more
If children aren’t taught about the impact that their actions have on the planet such as recycling and turning off the lights. If children remain ignorant of the importance to mitigate Global Warming, it will be even more challenging to secure long term climate security.Read more
Photo By Alexander Acker/CC By-ND 2.0 Rachel Levine Graduate Fellow The textile production is a driving force for theRead more
But cut off the water to a city—cut it off entirely and permanently—and what would happen?
“The Water Knife” is a frightening, bleak meditation on how climate change could turn us into monsters.