What is the number one thing you can be doing today to change the world? Talk about climate change. Not in a depressing, apocalyptical way. Not with fear based tactics. Use your shared values to connect with people. A lot of us are parents and want to secure a future for our kids. The crazy thing is most people do believe that the climate is changing. Less people but still a majority believe that humans are causing the climate to change. However, less and less people think that they or their descendants will be directly impacted.
Knowledge is power and here we want to share with you what we have been learning in our research and our quest for sustainability – in business and in our personal lives.
Climate change is complex and there isn’t one easy silver bullet solution to be created and adopted. Learning and talking about it is a great step because we all suffer from news fatigue and paralysis. It’s so negative it feels as if nothing we do will matter and that we are doomed. We are NOT! We can change!
Start here with this great NYT article that gives us an overview of facts and myths around climate change.
If you prefer a video, spare 17 minutes of your day today and watch this TED Talk by climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe: