The Climate Crisis: Where We Stand and What To Do About It

If you are a regular Medium reader and avid environmental supporter — then you may already know CrowdSourcing Sustainability. If not, there is no better time than NOW to read their latest article. It offers insights and tips for taking action — here is a snippet:

The climate crisis is not just another issue. It is an era.

This is the main thing people are still totally failing to grasp so let me repeat it:

The climate crisis is not just another issue. It is an era.

“Climate change and our response to it is going to change the world over the next 25 years as much as the internet did in the last 25 years.” — Joe Romm

Unfortunately, climate change will be much worse than most anyone expects…

Read the full article at Medium.

A plan to reduce global warming… Project Drawdown

With so much concern regarding greenhouse gases and global warming… it seems odd… there has been no succinct plan to tackle the issue. Until now — Project Drawdown has undertaken the ambitious project of tackling climate change.

Project Drawdown is shifting the larger global conversation on climate change from “doom and gloom” to a sense of opportunity, possibility, and hope for the future. They share climate solutions with the world and collaborate with media and non-profit partners to further spread messages promoting environmentalism to global audiences.

Here is a great ~ 12 minute video overview of Project Drawdown…

Visit the Project Drawdown website for 100 solutions to reverse global warming.

Some of the highest priority solutions include:

  • Manage air conditioning refrigerants
  • Expand alternative power sources – especially wind
  • Reduce food waste & increase plant plant based diets
  • Reduce deforestation & better manage land resources
  • Enhance public transportation & shift to electric powered transport

SEE ALL SOLUTIONS BY RANK

Global Population Insights

Is The World Really Overpopulated?

Always interesting to hear opinions from experts about population. 

Seems the summation is this: The sheer number of people are not as significant as the impact each has on earth. 

Moral: Just enough is plenty (thanks Thoreau) — go easy with consumption and try to help restore and protect the Earth.

Now from the experts… check out the article at Gizmodo