WELCOME!

HERE YOU WILL LEARN:

WHY YOU ARE IMPORTANT
AND
WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP



Click the headings here to find out What you can do:


After that:
Scroll down this page for more inspiration!

“We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it.” President Obama

Most of us are more or less in denial

The secrets of “The Climate Paradox”, brought to you by the Norwegian Climate Psychologist Per Espen Stoknes:

People know more than ever before about global warming, the science is clear, and yet a large percentage of us do not act on what we know.

Three levels of Denial:


INTELLECTUAL
You reject that climate change is happening and that it´s man-made
EMOTIONAL
You accept climate change being real and man-made, but the acceptance stays in your head. It doesn´t affect you emotionally, does not fill your body, does not reach your stomach and your heart.
POLITICAL
You recognize climate change, you are strongly affected emotionally by it, but that does not lead you to become politically active.


the purpose of this site


Is to help you get out of denial, meaning:

– start gathering information actively,
– use your heart and stomach to feel the consequences of Climate Change,
– and become active in the climate battle.

what are you passionate about?


Many of us burn for something. Often centered in the here and now:
Family, economy, education, job, spare time interest, the organization we belong to or some political, spiritual or altruistic involvement.

Also, we try to make strategies and plans for the future. Trying to pave the way to reach our goals.

But how wide and how far is our vision? And how is the visibility? Most of us only register what´s near us in time and space, and we believe the future pretty much will look like a continuation of the immediate past.


This may very well turn out to be wrong. Some very significant organizations, institutions and scientists with deep knowledge of the current global trends are telling us, that we in the near future will be forced to change our plans dramatically.

If the track we are on is blocked,
we will have to find another
before it´s too late


So maybe now is the time to get passionate about the Climate?

As you can see on the “Challenges” page, the effects of climate change are already here, and coming much faster than scientific models have predicted.

There are many good reasons to get involved now. Everyone can do much more than they do. And apathy, and non-involvement are the main reasons if we fail in saving civilization.

Basically we can do things on 3 levels:

– reduce our own carbon footprint
– educating ourselves and others
– preparing local communities for transition


But most importantly:

Get involved politically
Forcing decisionmakers to take the necessary steps to stop global warming

going from words to action

Join a global climate movement

Mobilization everywhere


All over the planet people, groups and organizations are mobilizing. Here you see a few examples, and with a bit of Google search you will find many more. Find a group you like, join it, or start your own initiative.

The Climate Mobilization

The Climate Mobilization is a new, volunteer-powered organization. Our mission is to protect civilization and the natural world from catastrophic climate disruption. We are dedicated to living in climate truth, and believe that working to solve the climate crisis is everyone's responsibility.

Visit "The Climate mobilization"

Find out what they can offer

Click here to go to their website

Transition Network

"When we use the term "Transition" we’re talking about the changes we need to make to get to a low-carbon, socially-just, healthier and happier future..."

Visit "The Transition Network"

Find out what they can offer

Click here to go to their website

350.org

350* is building a global grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice.

Visit "350.org"

Find out what they can offer

Click here to go to their website

Imatter youth

iMatter is an organization of youth and adults who are all passionate about the same issue of climate change, who all recognize the power the youth voice has to inspire other people about the issue and inspire them to get involved too.

"We can END THE CLIMATE CRISIS within our lifetimes"

Visit "Imatter Youth"

Find out what they can offer

Click here to go to their website

ourkidsclimate.org

We are parents, grandparents and families from around the world, and we have had enough of political passivity and profit-motivated roadblocks to bold action on climate. We have come together to raise our voices for all children, everywhere, whose futures are at stake due to the escalating climate crisis.

Visit "Ourkidsclimate.org"

Find out what they can offer

Click here to go to their website

This Changes Everything

In addition to being an essential book and movie, "This Changes Everything" also includes a "TAKE ACTION" tab, with material to inspire the next steps of climate Activism

Visit "This Changes Everything"

Go to the website, click the "Take Action" tab, and find out what they can offer

Click here to go to their website

Go to list over important Climate change Organizations


Click here to go to Wikipedia´s list of Climate organizations

Read “The Transformative Power of Climate Truth”

by our ally, Margaret Klein Salamon, director of The Climate Mobilization


Click here to read “The transformative power of climate truth”

Our list of suggestions for how you can contribute personally (close to the top of this page) was inspired by an original made by Dr .Terry Gallagher.

Dr. Gallagher is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. His list is wonderful and feature rich, and we believe it can be used universally.

Click here to go to Dr. Gallagher´s original action list

However, we also felt the need to rearrange his list a little, to better fit our style, culture and purposes. Hence we ended up with the revised list above.

Thank you, Dr. Gallagher, for what was a most inspiring starting point.

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