Time to Panic, then Take Action

Join the movement: lobby for your city to declare Climate Emergency and commit to eliminating emissions within ten years. Read our Action Guide and Sign up for our Mobilizer Orientation Call on February 26.

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Marina Mails
Green New Deal is a Breakthrough

The Green New Deal resolution, introduced today by Senator Ed Markey and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the most realistic and important statement to date by national leaders in the United States regarding the severity of the Climate Emergency and the opportunity to address this crisis through an economic and social mobilization, at a scale and speed not seen since World War II.

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Matt Renner
The Big Short: A Climate Parable

We can imagine a Jenga game labeled with all the things that make civilization possible. Instead of A, B, AA, etc the blocks could say things like,  “wheat yields,” “water access” “public health” and so on. When the climate crisis damages too many of these, the whole tower will fall: civilization itself will collapse.

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Margaret Salamon
A Message from Climate Leader Paul Gilding

As someone who works across all sectors of society in the cause of climate action, it is rare for me to endorse and urge support for a specific organisation. But as 2018 draws to a close, I want to make an exception — for a very good reason and at a very important moment.

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Game, Changed. 2018 Year in Review

This year has been truly transformational. We are thrilled and inspired by the momentum of TCM and the Climate Emergency Movement. We have entered into a new phase of the effort to save humanity and the natural world. Join us in celebrating this progress and doubling down on our collective commitment to leveraging this momentum into transformative change in 2019.

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Matt Renner Comment
Oakland, CA Declares Climate Emergency

Last night, the city of Oakland, California followed Berkeley and Richmond, becoming the third California city to declare a Climate Emergency, voting unanimously to pass a “Resolution Endorsing the Declaration of a Climate Emergency and Requesting Regional Collaboration on an Immediate Just Transition and Emergency Mobilization Effort to Restore a Safe Climate.”

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Marina Mails Comment
Press Release: As Wildfires Continue, Bay Area Officials Call on Cities to Declare Climate Emergency and Commit to Climate Mobilization

Over 120 public officials, government sustainability staff, and environmental justice organizations came together August 24 for a Bay Area Regional Climate Emergency Town Hall to discuss the growing climate crisis and how to accelerate California’s transition to a zero­ emissions, 100% clean and renewable energy, and a just, regenerative and equitable economy.

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Margaret SalamonComment
Dispatch: Berkeley Climate Emergency Town Hall

Everyone in the room was well aware of how great an effort it takes to achieve even small victories in this fight for a safe climate. Each of us had at times felt hindered by this sense of powerlessness. We had all grappled with our own limitations: the borders of our jurisdictions, the availability of resources, the particularity of our institutional purpose, and most profoundly the perception of our own personal smallness. The towering figure of climate change — this omnipresent existential threat to life as we know it — seems to throw a shadow over all of us, a shadow so dark that often the pathway forward appears opaque.  

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