There are a growing number of inspirational activists rising to the challenge to make a difference in the World. There has never been a better time to be an Activist. In the 60’s activists of the day changed the World. Today more than ever we have at our fingertips the tools to get the job [...]
There is a little quotation that I have printed out and have attached to my desk pad cover; it reads Press On Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not. Nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not. Unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will [...]
On October 14th at 10:35am my eldest daughter gave birth to one of the ‘Last Generation’. The last of the world’s children to live on a habitable planet, Morgan Bevan Slattery was born a healthy 8.2 pounds to happy parents Lisa & Dave. A year or so earlier I was talking on Skype to a [...]
Posted: October 18th, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General.
Tags: 350ppm, activism, activist, activists, Climate Change, finite resources, global warming, stop climate change
Greenhouse Neutral Foundation comment – I have long admired James Hansen as a person who cares for the future of all that we share our fragile planet with. The answers to all of the significant challenges we face in the imminent future is in OUR hands. We need to accept this moral responsibility. The following [...]
Posted: August 28th, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General, Tipping Points.
Tags: activism, activist, activists, catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, climate negotiations, CO2 levels, coal, glacial melt, global warming, International negotiations, Obama administration, Oil Industry, Tipping Points, United States
It would be an enormous relief if the recent attacks on the science of global warming actually indicated that we do not face an unimaginable calamity requiring large-scale, preventive measures to protect human civilization as we know it. Of course, we would still need to deal with the national security risks of our growing dependence [...]
Posted: February 28th, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, General, Negotiations.
Tags: activist, Climate Change, climate negotiations, global warming, International negotiations, United Nations, United States
In early February to little fanfare, President Obama created a task force on Carbon Capture and Storage. The purpose? A strategy to speed up clean coal development. The President hopes to have five to 10 commercial clean coal demonstration projects up and going by 2016. If you are the type that has thought clean coal [...]
Posted: February 16th, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, General, Technologies.
Tags: activist, Carbon Capture & Storage, Clean Coal Technology, Climate Change, CO2 Emissions, Coal Fired Power Stations, coal lobby, global warming, Obama administration, Stop Coal
High unemployment and powerful industry make new mining limits unlikely Most of us take it for granted that when we flip the switch, the lights will go on. Sure, we write the electric company a monthly check, but otherwise lend no thought to the source of the power — like urban kids clueless that chicken [...]
Posted: February 11th, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, General.
Tags: activist, Climate Change, CO2 levels, coal, Coal Fired Power Stations, coal lobby, Coal mining, global warming, Stop Coal
Sustainability is a word that is bandied about a lot these days. But how, unless we change some of the present practices can, indeed all we do, be sustained in a world of finite constraints? Below you’ll read some of the facts and make your own mind up. The interview that you can listen to [...]
Democracy Now! broadcasts from Park City, Utah, home of the Sundance Film Festival, the nation’s largest festival for independent cinema. Today, we spend the hour with Robert Redford. He’s well known as an actor, but part and parcel of who he is is an activist. He took his success and leveraged it to promote his [...]
Dear Family and Friends, With the closing of the Copenhagen Climate Conference (COP15), I’ve completed my World Hunger Strike commitment in raising awareness and funds to feed those starving in the world due to the climate change crises our world is in. As I mentioned in my most recent email, it’s been an experience [...]