Here’s what you can do to help up the ante before COP 26.

With the Global Climate Conference (COP 26) coming up on October 31, 2021, it’s time to let the leaders in your country know that their citizens want significantly upgraded nationally determined climate commitments (NDCs). While the world has made progress on committing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), the current…

How to help stop the money pipeline for fossil fuels

In what ways have you been inspired to take climate action lately? What pathways are you following?

I’m always on the lookout for practical and powerful ways to address the climate crisis and recently Kumi Naidoo inspired me to look more deeply at my power to take action. Naidoo, as…

How I acknowledge and channel my intense emotions into climate action

If you are like me, then you’re probably experiencing a mix of emotions after reading or hearing that the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, declared “a code red for humanity.” Our house is on fire. Climate change is already baked into the planet and will get much worse if we…

How you can help end the fossil fuel era

Today, I am more motivated than ever to keep remaining fossil fuel reserves in the ground. I’ve been supportive of “Keep It In the Ground” efforts ever since I heard Bill McKibben speak in 2012 about the shocking math of the climate crisis. McKibben stated that to remain below 2°C…

10 ways to step up your collective effort

With communities around the world experiencing extreme events (droughts, floods, fires, heat domes, etc.), it’s clear that the climate crisis already looms large. If we want to minimize both the rise in global temperature and the severity of its impact, we must step up our climate action now. While individual…

Learn how you can help reduce their threat to global warming

In the classic Wizard of Oz story, Dorothy, the Tin Man, and the Scarecrow overcome unseen threats by repeatedly naming their not-yet-visible nemeses as they make their way down the yellow brick road to the Emerald City. “Lions, and Tigers, and Bears, Oh My!” …

How you can engage in regenerative, nature-based climate solutions

Let’s face it. We need the earth more than it needs us. If the human species were to disappear suddenly, nature would carry on with its cycles and regenerate itself. …

Momentum for action is building around the world

In the last few weeks, I’ve felt inspired and hopeful about the growing momentum in global climate action. …

Use your feelings and Dr. Lippitt’s model of managing complex change to keep moving forward

After recently writing about the world’s climate targets and roadmaps to net zero by 2050, I felt overwhelmed by the uphill climb on climate before us. I mean, we have to change the way we do everything in society!

Five Roadmaps for Getting There

With the world’s countries coming together this fall at the UN Climate Summit (COP26) to revisit and amp up their commitments to solving the climate crisis, the question on my mind is “What’s it really going to take to get to net-zero before 2050?” …

Krista Kurth Ph.D.

Writing about what matters. Climate Activist, Former Director Green America Center, www.climateactionforeverydaypeople.com/blog, www.kristakurth.com

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