5 key actions you can take now to support environmental justice

During this week of honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., let’s heed the words he spoke in New York in 1967 (as memorialized in stone at his monument in Washington, DC) and use them as inspiration for creating more environmental justice:

“Every nation must now develop…

Eight Global Climate Actions to Appreciate and Build On in 2022 and Beyond

Although the slew of recent global meetings this year hasn’t produced enough significant climate commitments, I’m still applauding the progress the world is making.

Many climate activists and the most vulnerable countries are rightfully upset with the outcomes of COP26. After all the climate announcements and negotiations, the UNEP estimates…

How and why to keep your inspiration and action amidst inadequate national commitments

If you’ve been following the news lately, then you may know some of what’s been happening at the UN Climate Summit (COP26) in Glasgow. As I’ve read the various newsletters and articles from organizations and people I follow (like Bill McKibben, 350.org, WRI, Washington Post Climate & Environment) I have…

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 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…

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…

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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