There are many conflicting reports about what actually makes a difference in our climate crisis. On one side of the spectrum we hear people advocate that we should stop flying, stop eating meat and bicycle more. On the other side of the spectrum there are people who state that lobbying politicians is really all that … Continue reading On individual changes – Dr. Nate Charach
Climate Change is fucking complicated. Following detailed climate news from reliable sources will make you into a better and more confident climate activist! Myrtle attributes her turn towards activism to following climate news -- at first the slow-drip of crises was unpleasant, but eventually it got her fired up to fix the problem and learn … Continue reading Challenge 6: Follow or Subscribe to Climate News
This post is written with Canada in mind -- but it's always a good idea to meet with elected officials. So if you live outside Canada -- go and meet them anyway! It's harder for them to ignore you face-to-face. They may still ignore you, but if there are enough us, we will eventually wear … Continue reading Challenge 5: Meet your MP!
There was no blog post for Challenge 3 -- Flight Free 2020 -- because it's pretty self-explanatory. If you've participating, you can sign up here (Canada, USA) to put the air industry on notice. Our Week 4 challenge is a little more complex though: divest yourself and your pension plan! If you're wondering why this … Continue reading Climate Challenge 4: Divest!
At this point in the climate crisis, there should no longer be anyone who supports increasing our subsidies to the fossil fuel industry. We should have politicians who can stand up and make brave decisions. These thoughts fill me with a mixture of anger and anxiety. I can reduce my distress if I listen to … Continue reading Radical Acceptance, by Dr. Nate Charach