The day started with a presentation by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. I am a Climate Reality Leader through the Climate Reality Project, founded by Mr. Gore. It is a great organization that trains and empowers individuals around the world to share the information on climate change. The Climate Reality Project, including extensive time […]
With the most recent election one year behind us, I’ve been reflecting on how I feel as an American and the values, ideas, and beliefs of Americans around me. It’s no news to anyone, fake or real, that President Trump doesn’t care about climate change. This is very obvious at COP23. There is an area […]
Last night, I was really feeling the effects of the lack of sleep. It has been a usual routine of waking up early and going to bed late. I decided to get my blog done a bit earlier yesterday so I could go to bed right after one of the biggest events of the week, […]
My time in Bonn is coming to a close, and I’m sure Climate Generation’s week two delegates are getting ready to arrive. I don’t leave until Sunday, but I’m planning on being a tourist for at least part of tomorrow and checking out a little bit more of Bonn. It’s a hard choice, though, because […]
My goal this week was to represent philanthropy and how this sector plays a role in climate action and how it will shift in the future. Philanthropy is most definitely playing a large role in the climate movement. Discussion panel experts here at COP23 were often executive directors, scientists, or specialists of both large and […]
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power hit the big screens around the nation this week. An eagerly awaited continuation of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, this film takes viewers on an emotional journey through climate change effects across the world, behind-the-scenes workings of the Paris Climate Accord, and the empowering proliferation of clean energy solutions […]
Al Gore speaks to a packed room during a COP15 side event. His presentation speaks directly to the impact of climate change on the Arctic ice. Here is a few minutes of his presentation.