Ambassadors pushing Seattle Council to support Paris Agreement

The Seattle City Council Monday resolved to maintain and develop the environmental standards of the Paris Agreement. Before the vote on Monday, 12th of June 2017 two Plant for the Planet Climate Justice Ambassadors spoke in support of this resolution.

15 year old CJA Jamie Margolin spoke out for labeling Gas Pumps with Warming Labels about the effect fossil fuels have on the Climate.

 

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11 year old CJA Azure Faloona urged the Council to support the resolution and discussed the scientific basis to keep warming below 1.5 degrees and CO2 levels below 350 ppm.

Check out their testimonies in this YouTube video:

You can find the full hearing at seattlechannel.org. And you can also read a summary at the Seattle Times.

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Youth Activist Speaking at Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal’s “Rooting our Resistance” Rally

My name is Jamie Margolin, and I’m a 15-year-old climate justice ambassador with Plant for the Planet, a member of the Seattle People’s Climate Movement, and co-founder of Future Voters for 350 parts per million, a budding Teen environmental action network linked to Plant for the Planet.

Watch the video or read Jamie’s full speech below

My name is Jamie Margolin, and I’m a 15-year-old climate justice ambassador with Plant for the Planet, a member of the Seattle People’s Climate Movement, and co-founder of Future Voters for 350 parts per million, a budding Teen environmental action network linked to Plant for the Planet. I’ve spent the majority of 2017 lobbying legislators in Olympia, speaking up at congressional town halls, including Congresswoman Jayapal’s very first town hall as a congresswoman, and organizing, planning, marching, and resisting my heart out.

Like many of you, Election night left me brokenhearted, confused, grief stricken and terrified.

I knew pretty much everything I cared about would now be under attack with a Trump presidency, but I decided to focus my resistance on what I believe is the most important and defining issue of our time: Environmental destruction and climate change.

Because honestly, what will anything else matter when we don’t have clean air to breath or potable water to drink?

So I joined Plant 4 the Planet, an international youth environmental nonprofit, and I got right to work, running around Olympia lobbying and meeting with representatives, testifying at 2 bill hearings before the environmental committee, and giving presentations on climate change.

It was with plant for the planet that I learned how climate change is not this far-off issue that can keep being put off, rather, something that is right here, right now, and is the biggest threat humanity has ever faced and the defining issue of our time.

And later, during my work with the People’s Climate Movement , I learned about the intersectionality of the climate crisis, and how climate change effects other issues and causes we care about. For example, if you care about civil rights and the Black Lives Matter movement, here’s a connection climate change has to systematic racism. Nationally 68% of the Black population lives within 30 miles of a coal plant, are generally more likely to live in polluted areas and have shorter life spans than Caucasians.

Every issue, whether it’s poverty, public health, racism, or gender inequality, is worsened by climate change. Environmental issues are not separate from human rights issues at all. Having carbon levels in the air that increase childhood asthma and cancer levels is a violation of human rights.

In fact, I think it’s fair to say that if there is one message that echoes forth from this rally, let it be that Environmental rights are human rights, and human rights are environmental rights, once and for all!

Failing to address the issue properly is a crime against all young people (my generation) and future generations.

We young people didn’t ask for any of this. We didn’t ask for or have any say in climate change, we didn’t ask for Trump –we have no vote–  and yet we will pay the biggest price for his environmental recklessness, like his proposed budget. Trump’s proposed budget will slash the EPA’s budget in the Puget Sound by 93 percent and cut 3,000 jobs, many of which, are focused on restoring the Puget Sound, our home.

But we are not just going to stand by and let this happen, are we?

Actually, young people have already been on the front lines of environmental resistance. Youth plaintiffs all over the country have been suing their governments over this crime, slashing the myth that you have to be an adult to contribute to society, and participate in the resistance.

Now why do I keep saying, crime? Well, it’s right in the constitution, that everyone has the inalienable right to life. It’s the most basic right we could ask for. But Climate change and environmental destruction are threatening those basic inalienable rights.

The government has known for decades that climate change would threaten the lives of young generation, but they allowed companies to pollute and the problem to worsen anyway.

So 21 youth plaintiffs from all over the country are suing the federal government over this denial of constitutional rights.

And there are state cases all over the country as well, including here in Washington, where plant for the planet kids are suing the state over refusing to pass science-based climate laws. (By the way, the organization behind all these historic youth vs government lawsuits is Our Children’s Trust, so I’d google them after this event.)

Now here are a few quick numbers.

Pre-industrial, natural levels of carbon in the air were 280 parts per million. Today, we’re at 405 parts per million. The level scientists say we need to get down to if we want to preserve life as we know it- and this level is a maximum- is 350 parts per million.

But most bills in the Washington state legislature, like House Bill 1646, a carbon tax, which 350 Seattle and Plant 4 the planet is lobbying to amend, and we hope you will join our efforts, aims to allow carbon levels to rise to 450 parts per million. That’s not a solution! At 450 parts per million, the city of Seattle would be under water.

Solving the climate crisis is not something we should maybe get around to sometime in the future, it is your constitutional obligation NOW, to ensure my generation has our most basic right to live.

And starting right now, you can defend our rights. Because no matter what Trump does, here at home, we still treasure our natural resources and value our water and air. Everyone here should pledge to talk to our neighbors about the importance of investing in our environment – not slashing it! And that should only be the beginning!

Get involved with organizations if you have the time, (Future Voters and Plant for the Planet is always in need of help), or get involved making sure public officials who are climate champions get and stay elected, like our beloved congresswoman, Pramila Jayapal! Plant trees, call your state and federal representatives about how much you care about the environment and your kids futures, they need to hear from you! A call only takes a few minutes, but it can really make a difference.

Because everything we love is on the line right now, and we will need every bit of help from people of all walks of life joining in this effort.

Finally, I think the most important part of environmental advocacy, is to remember that we’re not just trying to prevent catastrophe, but build and create a more peaceful and better world.

So let’s root our resistance, and start building that better world right here at home!

Thank you!

2 climate bills, important differences

 

Jamie Margolin Writer, activist, aspiring politician & Plant for the Planet Climate Justice Ambassador

“I’m 15-years-old and scared about what rising carbon levels mean for my generation. Currently, there are two bills in Washington’s Legislature that propose targets for reducing carbon levels — but they have critical differences.”

“The story of why I care” A Letter from Jenny in China

Jenny stands behind Abby at a magnificent fundraiser with VP Al Gore for Governor Inslee December 2014. An inspiring day of climate champions!
Jenny Abby Adonis and Miku addressing a magnificent fundraiser with VP Al Gore for Governor Inslee December 2014. An inspiring day of climate champions!

When Jenny moved away from Seattle, it meant she could no longer take part in the kids’ climate lawsuit asking our Washington Dept of Ecology for clear emissions targets to protect her generation. So she made her voice heard from China by writing a beautiful letter instead.

Dear Governor Jay Inslee…

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Jenny's envelope to Jay Inslee from China

“Hi, my name is Jenny and I’m 12 years old. I am one of the 8 Plant for the Planet Plaintiff’s working towards ending climate change. I am currently not in the country which is the reason why I wasn’t able to attend the meeting a little while back. I wanted to thank you for what you’ve done. I really do hope that Ecology makes the right decision. Your action have been truly inspiring. I am writing this letter to not only thank you but to tell you a story. This story is my story, the story of why I care. Every year I go to China in the summer to visit family. Every year they take me to beautiful landscapes that China is well known for. Every year is different, and not in a good way. I went to a beautiful province in China once. I was filled with waterfalls, lakes, mountains, basically the natural beauties of Earth. To me at that time as a little 5 year old girl it wasn’t simply a waterfall, it was MY waterfall. Not a forest but MY forest, my mountain, my lake, my tree, my butterfly, my rock. Everything to me were my treasures filled with memories of happiness and laughter. Something that not even a picture worth a million words could capture. I went back a few years later, my waterfall dried up, my orest was cut dow, my lake was filled with oils and toxins, and the cool mountain breeze turned into a horrid smog. If felt like my memories were being polluted. 

I went back again last year, it was gone, replaced by buildings and paved roads. These kids of actions lead to indescribable catastrophe. Most people need a moment of insight like mine to the effect of their actions before they realize they need to do something. I am grateful to know that you’ve had yours. I’m afraid that I must emphasize the Climate Recovery Plan to restore energy balance to Earth near 2100. As discussed in the meeting this plan consists of using the best science available to us which is currently not being used. I do really appreciae the support you’ve given to me and my fellow ambassadors but I ask for you to take the necessary actions towards ending climate change. For the future of my friends, family and I. 

Thank you for your efforts and I can only hope you wil continue to do the right thing, for everyone. 

Sincerely, Jenny”

Why are the kids back in court now? To update scientific targets for Climate Recovery in order to protect their generation.

People always ask, “Is it too late?” Yes if we continue to do nothing. But not yet, if we do two things which is why kids are suing now.

If we can reduce CO2 in the air below 350ppm from 400ppm CO2 where it is today, then we restore energy balance to the biosphere. To aim for energy balance is the bare legal and moral minimum that we can do to take care of our kids and the next seven generations. The only way to reach 350ppm is with immediate bold action to reduce emissions 4% yrly in Washington (double the rate Ecology aims for), 6% nationally, and plant over 1 trillion trees worldwide to reabsorb about 10 years of human pollution back into the ground as soon as possible over the next few decades. There are 3.04 trillion trees alive on Earth today. Let’s make it 4 trillion!

It will get hotter and weirder until 2050 but, if we follow science and act right now to cut pollution, it might be as cool as it was in the 1980’s by 2070.

For this to work, we must each do our part at home too. Set a goal to pollute 6% – 10% less each year at your house. Talk with your family about fun ways to do things without wasting energy. Make it your #1 family project. Set a goal to live carbon-free someday and let it inspire you. It can be fun to think of different ways to do things instead of the same old habits. Use human power. That’s the solution we can live with. Plant trees, plant food, tell your neighbors and your leaders to act now for all of us.

Thanks Jenny for a great letter. I’m sure your personal story made an impression on Governor Inslee.

350ppm or BUST!

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“Saving My Tomorrow” New Show Today

“You are the future generation. You are the ones who are going to have to deal with this mess that everybody else behind us has gotten us into!” says ten-year-old Grace from Seattle.

On Earth Day, HBO aired SAVING MY TOMORROW PART THREE, the latest in a six-part series on children taking action to protect our fragile world. (Check listings for today’s times)

With songs, activism, and heartfelt tips, kids share their thoughts on environmental concerns, from endangered animals and pollution to climate change. A lyrical mix of science, animation and music, SAVING MY TOMORROW celebrates the wonders of the natural world, sending a message from kids to kids, that we must care for the planet.

The Earth Day special showcases the ways in which kids are focusing on issues like plastic pollution and deforestation. The special follows young advocates like ten-year-old Grace and fellow members of Plant-for-the-Planet in Seattle as they plant trees in an effort to decrease CO2 levels. As 12-year-old Zoe from Seattle says, “The adults clearly aren’t doing enough to stop this, so we have to take it into our own hands.”

Meanwhile, children from a Maryland elementary school create a plastic bag chain around a lake, demonstrating the number of bags one individual throws away each year. “Ocean warrior” Maddie encourages kids “to trust that your actions, no matter how small, can make a difference.” A group of young people in Santa Fe sees just that after their persistent protests lead to an historic plastic-bag ban.

Interspersed are readings by Alan Cumming (on destruction of Amazon rainforest) and Laura Dern (on threats to the albatross), a conversation between musician Pharrell Williams and kids, and a previously unreleased performance, recorded by HBO, of the late Pete Seeger, singing with his great-niece and nephew.

You can join Plant-for-the-Planet. Check the calendar of events for the next Academy. Or organize an Academy in your town. We’ll help you!

Ambassador Nick: Meeting the Visionary behind Bullitt Foundation

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Ambassadors enjoyed a great day at the Bullitt Center on a no-school day. Since then we’ve been too busy to share about it. As one Plant-for-the-Planet Ambassador recently wrote, “I’d rather save the world than do my homework.”

Well, yeah! Me too. So thank goodness, Ambassador Nick now files this report,

As a whole, Plant for the Planet Seattle got an experience of a lifetime. We got to go to the greenest office building in the world, and meet the amazing man who started it. “Denis Hayes created the Bullitt Foundation an attempt to safeguard the natural environment by promoting responsible human activities and sustainable communities in the Pacific Northwest.” (straight from the webpage).

First, we ascended the stairs (with a quick bathroom break beforehand-they were amazing) to a meeting room, where we told Dennis Hayes a little about Plant For the Planet. We then had a (quite in-depth) conversation about the Bullitt Center as a whole, even though Dennis had somewhere to be. He told us all about the building, it’s energy independence, even how the toilets worked! He gave us a tour of the waste water treatment in the basement. He was willing to listen to all of our questions and give informative answers, no matter how silly they were.

We then went to a smoothie place across the street and played in the park. All in all, the experience was very inspiring, and Dennis Hayes was very kind to us.

​nick is pictured in front sporting the always-fashionable Plant-for-the-Planet t-shirt, free for Ambassadors at the Academy.  If you’d like to become an ambassador or know a friend to invite, (our activities are always free) you can sign up for the next Academy in Seattle, March 14th at the Duwamish Longhouse. We have more Academies this school year on Whidbey Island, Bainbridge Island, Enumclaw, and Port Townsend.

“State of the Planet 2015”, According to Children

Ambassadors give State of the Planet 2015 on Saturday at Seattle City Hall

Tonight President Obama steps onto the world stage for the annual State of the Union, but on Saturday morning, Ambassadors for Climate Justice deliver “State of the Planet 2015” at Seattle City Hall.

How is Earth doing in 2015? Find out Saturday as Ambassadors, who range in age from 9 – 14, share the latest climate update and more. “We don’t have time to wait until we’re grown up. We’re announcing initiatives to end the climate crisis.” says Ambassador Gabe, speaking on behalf of all kids who need grownups to help clean up. “Give us a chance at a habitable world.”

The children do their part planting trees, stopping pollution, inspiring others to take bold action. Come do yours!

You’re invited to this fun, free community event.

Saturday 1/24, 11am-Noon

Seattle City Hall, Bertha Knight Landes Room

Councilmember Mike O’Brien will be on hand as young Ambassadors update Washington’s Billion Tree Challenge, plus their new initiative to put Climate “Warming Labels” on Seattle gas pump nozzles. Hear Aji & Adonis debut a new song live, and guest speaker Rob Shirkey, who originated the ‘labels on gas pumps’ idea in Canada.

If the children succeed, the City of Seattle will join Berkeley, which passed gas pump labels in November, and San Francisco, which has scheduled a hearing. Labeling gas pump nozzles “is just like labeling cigarettes,” according to 11-year-old Ambassador Stella, “but way better because gasoline poisons life all over the planet.”

Washington’s Billion Tree Challenge engages our state in doing our fair share toward the worldwide goal to plant 1 Trillion trees this decade. Over 34,000 Plant-for-the-Planet Ambassadors plant, speak and sing about climate justice worldwide. Volunteering with the United Nations, Ambassadors counted over 13 billion trees planted so far.

In December, Seattle Ambassadors appeared in a documentary “Saving My Tomorrow” on HBO as well as on KING5 “New Day”. They also introduced Governor Inslee at a lunch with Al Gore, and planted the 11,000th tree of the season in Seattle Parks.

Now let’s make 2015 count as the year we turn the tide on climate change. Pledge to make a difference this year. Share your commitment!

10,000 Tree Challenge

ed. — Earth Corps held the Fall Planting Challenge this year in Seattle. In 6 weeks, volunteers surpassed the 10,000 tree goal. Thanks to Clare for her guest blog describing the final event.

Hi, I’m Clare. I planted the 11,000th tree for Earth Corps Fall Planting Challenge in Seattle. It was a really interesting experience because even though it was just another tree it was incredibly symbolic, it represented us reaching an incredible amount of trees. I dug the hole and the ground was really tough and everyone was taking pictures. We named it and it felt very communal. As I said before it was just a normal tree, but it was incredibly important. We need your help to plant all one trillion of these trees and replacing all the trees we have cut down in our lifetimes.

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Clare and her dad planting trees

The reason we need 1,000 billion trees in the ground is because that’s how many trees it’s going to take to significantly offset the effects of global warming. That’s 150 trees per person on Earth. Also my classmate and friend Finn was with me and he helped dig the hole and plant the tree. I’m really glad that he was there because he is also part Plant-for-the-Planet and is really dedicated-if new- to our cause. Finn and I are also really dedicated to Washington’s Billion Tree campaign, which our Governor Jay Inslee likes so it possible for Washington state to plant 1 Billion trees. Which, if you’re wondering comes from one-hundred-fifty trees per person in Washington State.

We really need your help. Thank you and I hope you can help us.

PS: We named the tree Ferdinand Douglas, Ferdinand Doug for informal occasions.

ed. — Clare and her family plant trees every month in season. She’s fast! While we planted 2 trees, they planted 6. She loves those trees and it shows! 

To plant 1,000 billion trees, all of us will plant every kind of tree everywhere all the time for the next decade. We’ll become the new tree-planting species 2 ways:

  • Volunteer for tree-planting events near you. Find a forest restoration project led by awesome tree-people. Pulling out invasives and preparing the soil all year long for new trees takes many hands.
  • Donate online to groups like Plant-for-the-Planet and Earth Day Network where $1 or $1.25 plants a tree in the tropical countries where that $1 helps feed a family. It’s not as much fun as getting your hands dirty in roots and soil and planting yourself, but adds up faster to 150 trees per person.

The next tree-planting extravaganza in Seattle is MLK weekend. Find out more greenseattle.org

Abby introduces Governor Inslee

December 4th, 2014 Video from the Seattle Westin ballroom in front of 800 people with VP Gore and Governor Inslee.

Governor Jay Inslee Introduction by Abby

I am here to tell you today that every person can make a difference.  It does not matter how old or how young you are.  I don’t want to grow up being a bystander and neither should you.  In fact, it does not matter if you are grown up already it is never too late to begin to make a difference.

Let me share with you what I am doing.  I am on a mission with my fellow ambassadors to plant 1,000 billion trees by 2024.  Why?  Our carbon footprint is getting bigger and bigger.  We need to reduce this footprint if we want to sustain life as we know it here on Earth.  And you know what?  I love our Earth and I want my future generations to love it too!

But 1,000 billion trees sounds like a lot.  I broke it down and figured that if every person in Seattle should plant 150 trees…..a much more reasonable number.  But as a kid how was I suppose to plant 150 trees with no job, no money of my own and well in Seattle not a big yard to do it in.  So I thought I could make a lemonade stand.  I offered free lemonade for a $1 donation to go towards planting one tree.  I made $64 dollars this past summer to plant 64 trees worldwide.  And I personally planted 16 trees locally.  Now I still have a ways to go but I am an active citizen not a bystander.

I have to be active because our changing climate and the impact it will have on me and my friends is big.  Really big.  So big I have found that some adults have just given up.

We need adults who refuse to be bystanders.  We need leaders like Governor Inslee who know it matters what kind of environment and climate we leave to our children.  Governor Inslee understands that the time to at is now, not tomorrow or at some point down the road.

My future depends on it.  Please welcome Governor Inslee.

IMG_20140711_184054_933ed. –Governor Inslee, VP Al Gore, and Martha Kongsgaard each referred to Abby in varied ways as the kind of person who embodies what we can do, and must do, if we are to respond immediately to the climate crisis with a “can-do” spirit.

VP Al Gore video clip from the luncheon, on Abby and the moonshot, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW70oPOxnl8&feature=youtu.be

 

Meeting A Hero By: Abby

December 4, 2014

When I first stepped into The Westin I thought, “How lucky I am to be with two of the world’s most influential people.  I can’t wait to meet them.”

Today I had the most wonderful privilege to introduce Governor Inslee at a luncheon honouring him and Vice President Al Gore.  Many politicians champion the role of young people in their campaigns. But while a one-click tweet or petition signature is an easy sell, putting youth opinions and ideas at the heart of campaigning is harder (and braver).

That’s why it was so pleasing to see Governor Inslee putting actions to his words.  He gave me the opportunity to share a little bit of my passion about saving our planet for future generations to many people.  He gave me a chance to show case Plant for the Planet and hopefully this great opportunity will show other kids that they have a voice and they don’t have to sit around watching our planet be destroyed.  Kids and adults can know that it is never too late or too early to make a difference.  I hope I made an impact on somebody or even planted (no pun intended) an interest in somebody to stop being a bystander and start being an active citizen.

I have learned in the past and read about Governor Inslee’s actions in fighting our ever growing Carbon Footprint and knew that he was not a bystander but I today I truly witnessed his passion and his kindness.  He truly is my hero and I hope to join forces with him in the future.  But as for the present I am going to wage war on climate injustice and plant some trees.

Silence Into Action

After 45 days, Itzcuauhtli completed his silent strike with 1.5 million people joining his Thunderclap. If you ever needed a reason to smile about climate disruption, listen to his first message after ending a courageous silence.

What does he mean, YOU are the world leaders? Hear more at SilenceIntoAction.org and become a leader.

This week NY Governor Cuomo banned fracking, President Obama protected Bristol Bay, Alaska from oil and gas, and WA Governor Inslee announced his Carbon plan. Let’s celebrate these HUGE BABY STEPS forward ending the fossil era!

Picture a kid shouldering a fully-loaded backpack before starting up Mt Rainier. That’s us! Balancing that load for the first stand-up moment feels triumphant! It’s the beginning… snap a photo, grab a map, and start climbing that mountain!

Meanwhile climate talks in Peru left the world’s nations in disarray with no hope for a meaningful agreement at the critical PARIS 2015 talks next year. How did world leaders say so much yet do nothing? Here’s an example:

John Kerry at the U.N. climate talks gives his best speech. He cites the world’s best scientists in a call for dramatic personal, social, and political action. he leans way too hard on impoverished, developing nations in a world of killer poverty, to pick up the bill for some of the U.S. pollution we grew wealthy spewing into our air. Nonetheless, he shoulders his responsibility as a statesman-scientist admirably right up until he declares, “We are proud of these [U.S. pollution] targets!”

In a sign of how harmful international talks have become, the climate champion of the last 25 years ignores timetables (from the very scientists he names) on how quickly we must act and asks, “Are we going to do it fast enough?”

According to scientists Kerry names in his speech, U.S. pollution ‘goals’ not only put our own children on course for exceeding 2C warming to disrupt ecosystems enough to unmake Western civilization, but our ‘goals’ also irreversibly eliminate more than half of species on earth, change the face of the planet and disrupt land & marine ecosystems going forward millions of years. Billions of people will suffer needlessly for centuries to come.

Does that sound like something to be proud of? Instead of aiming for climate recovery, the U.S. Secretary of State hikes down the wrong trail with an old map. In his view, if we refuse to get serious, we strand our kids and everybody else halfway up the mountain with zero chance to get back home. Why not check the map?

Money & power. The world’s poor don’t have any. Future generations don’t have any. It’s up to world leaders like you and me to give them the power to live in peace. Because worldwide, yes BlackLivesMatter.

If politics is the art of the Possible, climate recovery is the art of the Necessary, where Science maps our terrain, not politicians. What can you do?

Learn climate recovery science. Then school our climate champions on how urgent this has become for young people. Reduce your footprint, and help your loved ones do the same.

Read James Hansen’s timetable for climate recovery, the one paper every person needs to understand, submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of youth, (including Itzcuauhtli’s brother) who are suing the government for a habitable planet, details a map back to safety that looks something like this,

  • 6% per year decrease in Greenhouse Gas pollution, beginning in 2013 (oops!)
  • coupled with 100GtCarbon CO2 worth of reforestation (or more than 1,000 billion trees)
  • might restore the climate to 350ppm CO2 in the atmosphere near 2100.

In other words, only drastic, liberating action immediately for the next few years keeps our kids chance alive for a climate that protects young people, future generations, and nature.

Half of CO2 we emit today lingers in the air for 25 years, the rest for centuries. Without decisive action starting now, before 2020, we mathematically surrender more and more life centuries from now. Today we hold the right to protect them, the future generations we hear about in every speech on climate. Yet every year we have surrendered more of that right, and have given up on more species. No more.

Who do you choose to lead us? John Kerry a true climate champion, or the people and a boy who is willing to give up something we think we can’t live without “for everybody else’s future”. Go to ClimateSilenceNow.org to take action.

Go to Plant-for-the-Planet.org to plant some TREES! If 1,000 billion trees tips the equation in our favor, when you plant for the planet, and you plant for our survival.

Restoring climate balance now is the Wonderland journey of this decade. We take steps together both hard and joyful, beautiful and unbearable. But let’s never forget where we’re headed, a peaceful world for the next seven generations free and equal, just and lush, prosperous and caring, rising up from the killer consumer culture we leave behind.

Want a little music for your journey? https://vimeo.com/69227576