Brave new worlds

Who has the power to make a difference in the fight against climate change, and what could that look like? This week’s materials provide resources for climate action and education and examples of how everyday people are making a difference.

  • How to talk about climate to make a difference, 
    “What we say about climate change and how we say it matters. It affects how people think, feel and act.”
    (Video by On Road Media, 2020).
  • Tips for YOU to save the planet
    “What can we do to get governments and businesses to take the necessary action? What changes can we make to our lifestyles to have a practical, meaningful impact? Here are Cambridge Youth Strikers 4 Climate with some ideas for you!”
    (Cambridge Youth Strikers 4 Climate, 2021)
  • Are You Wondering How to Make Impactful Climate Action?
    “Learn about the four levels of climate action to pick what works best for you.” (Online article by Krista Kurth, Medium, 2020)
  • Human Impact Stories
    “People inspire us every day with their words, their actions, and their stories. Here we share your tales of innovation and impact.”
    (online database of stories related to climate, Human Impact Institute)
  • Climate Change’s Best Hope
    “The one thing Katherine Hayhoe wishes we did about climate change.”
    (Video, NOVA PBS Official, 2018)
  • 5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities
    “(…)  cities remain creative dynamos, constantly innovating and changing. Below are five big ideas for how to reduce urban inequality and respond to climate change at the same time. Chosen from more than 260 submissions, these projects are the finalists for the 2020-2021 WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities.” (Article and resources By Madeleine Galvin and Anne Maassen, The World Resources Institute, 2020)
  • A Collated List of Online Climate Change Learning Resources (Sustainability and Environmental Education )