Young people are no longer sitting on the sidelines - they are taking charge of their futures, starting with raising their voices on the global climate crisis, taking matters into their own hands and generating solutions. They will be convening in NYC for the historic UN Youth Climate Summit on September 21.
Lil Dicky and a whole bunch of artists and celebrities collaborated to release "Earth", where proceeds will go toward support a number of environmental organizations. Watch the video and share with your networks! #WeLoveTheEarth
Following the #SchoolClimateStrike that took place earlier this March, students and climate activists are more energized to address #ClimateChange. Read more about one young woman who is leading the charge with the #ThisisZeroHour NYC Branch.
We are facing a climate emergency, but many individuals and parties, such as 350.org, Sunrise Movement, and Our Children's Trust, are taking action. On Thursday, climate and environmental activists and advocates convened at the New York Society for Ethical Culture to discuss tactics being used today to fight for climate justice. Read more about this event in my blog post.
The #HumanImpactsInstitute hosted an event to discuss how people from different sectors are taking #climateaction and dealing with conservative forces in the government and media. I have captured some of my main takeaways on how to tackle #climatechange in the face of adversity in three ways.
Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food ($1 trillion worth) is wasted in the US per year. There is a collective effort among sectors to tackle #foodwaste, from the organizational, community, to state and country levels.
What can we as individuals do to tackle food waste this holiday season? Read more to find out.
Hundreds of thousands of acres of forests have been burnt to a crisp in California, the human death toll count is rising, and countless animals have lost their habitats due to this tragic ongoing event due to #drought and #climatechange. Want to do something for the firefighters and victims? Here's how you can help.
This evening, over 3,000 New Yorkers took to the streets of FiDi for the Rise for Climate March demanding Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio, and other elected officials to denounce fossil fuels, divest from fossil fuel money, and move NYC and NYS in the direction of renewable energy. Since This is Zero Hour’s … Continue reading New Yorkers Rise for Climate Action
Crops Are Dying. Forests Are Burning. This Summer’s Heat Wave Has Fueled Natural Disasters Around the World. https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2018/07/crops-are-dying-forests-are-burning-this-summers-heat-wave-has-fueled-natural-disasters-around-the-world/ — Read on http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2018/07/crops-are-dying-forests-are-burning-this-summers-heat-wave-has-fueled-natural-disasters-around-the-world/ The recent pattern of abnormal weather events around the world and particularly in the US just goes to show that climate change is happening right in front of our eyes and the US … Continue reading Crops Are Dying. Forests Are Burning. This Summer’s Heat Wave Has Fueled Natural Disasters Around the World.
30 Years Have Gone by and We Still Haven't Tackled Climate Change