NYTGuest Essay: If You’re Anxious About the Climate: Try This

May 1st, 2022 From The New York Times by Margaret Klein Salamon, PhD, Executive Director of Climate Emergency Fund On Earth Day, a 50-year-old man from Boulder, Colo., named Wynn Bruce set himself on fire in front of the Supreme Court. Friends and family members told reporters they believed his act was a principled protest in the name of …

You’re Invited to a Climate Emotions Conversation.

Through small group conversations, climate-alarmed individuals can have breakthroughs in the depth of their engagement and commitment. Come share your grief, terror, and other feelings with people who understand. Hear about their experience, which is both unique and universal, and realize that you are not alone. We hold 3 calls per month. You can join …

Climate Truth Featured in New Yorker Article

I am proud to be featured in this New Yorker article. It’s especially great that they shoutout my forthcoming book Transform Yourself with Climate Truth. More re: my book coming very soon! Margaret Klein Salamon, who trained as a clinical psychologist before founding a climate-advocacy organization, takes the opposite view. She doesn’t see fear as …

Life in the Climate Crisis: Going Strong!

The month discussion series, Life in the Climate Crisis– is going extremely well. Every month about 10-20 people call in, some regulars, some new, to discuss the emotional, personal, and social elements of being alive during this time of crisis. There is a palpable sense of fellowship as we discuss various topics around the climate …

The Big Short: A Climate Parable

On December 11, 2017, writer and director Adam McKay tweeted that we need a WWII scale climate mobilization to his almost 1 million followers. Fires in Southern California are beyond historic.Hurricanes this year beyond historic. Flooding, drought, glaciers melting.We need a WW2 level mobilization to combat global warming.Right now — Adam McKay (@GhostPanther) December 8, …

Blueprint for a Climate Emergency Movement

Allies, After Donald Trump’s election, we at TCM went back to the drawing board. “How are we going to successfully commence climate mobilization under these insane political conditions?!” we asked. We devoted hundreds of hours to reading, conversation and study to attempt to answer this question. I’m now excited to share some of the conclusions …

The Climate Emergency & The Election: A Pathway to WWII-scale Mobilization

A message from Ezra on the Election: Fellow Mobilizers, I have new article in Common Dreams today about the election. I would be honored if you read it: The Climate Emergency & The Election: A Pathway to WWII-scale Mobilization Here’s my bottom line: I think our climate mobilization movement is toast under a Donald J. Trump …

Recruiting for Climate Year: Give One Year to Save Civilization

Allies, We are thrilled to announce our new Climate Year program. As part of our new strategy to ensure that the U.S. federal government commences a WWII-scale climate mobilization to restore a safe climate by July 4, 2017, we are looking for brilliant, talented, dedicated people who want to fight for civilization and the natural …

Meet me Tuesday in Boulder, CO!

I will be in Boulder, Colorado this week before my cousin’s wedding this weekend in the mountains. There are so many awesome, brilliant allies in Boulder, that I thought having a little get-together would be productive and fun. Come talk about the Climate Mobilization and our upcoming launch,  about living in climate truth, about psychology, and about …

Rising to the Challenge of Our Time, Together: Introducing the Climate Mobilization

This version, Published in 2/14 is now outdated! Read the updated version, published in 9/14!      Climate change presents us each with a fundamental choice. Will we watch passively as our climate and our civilization collapse around us? Or will we mobilize and fight back? To avoid total catastrophe, the United States must respond …

Answering the Question of Our Time: Strategy Proposal and Call to Collaboration

**4/3/14 Update: This document (Answering the Question of Our Time) is now highly outdated. Its greatly-improved sequel, Rising to the Challenge of Our Time, Together, is now available! I highly recommend you read that, instead (Or read both if you are interested in tracking the evolution of this idea!)   I have been hard at …

Divestment: A Small Part of Harvard’s Failure to Lead on Climate Change

Last week, President Drew Faust announced that Harvard would not be divesting the endowment from fossil fuel investments. While this is a disappointment, it is a small one compared to Harvard’s broader failure to sound the alarm on climate crisis, and to take an active leadership role in the social movement that must fight back …

First Strategy Proposal: Ezra on Movement Organization

I’m very excited to share with everyone the first open-sourced strategy proposal I received for the Human Climate Movement. It is submitted by Ezra (last name: Mystery-man. 🙂 This is a  “partial” proposal; meaning it is an addition to my proposal of “Person-to-person, pledge based approach” which I describe here. Ezra’s proposal addresses an element …