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America’s Western Joshua Tree is Now Endangered

The western Joshua tree has historical and regional value to communities in the western United States where Joshua trees have existed for over 2 million years. But, their future is uncertain. Their long-term survival has been challenged by a number of climate-related issues. The trees are only found in desert conditions and most of them are in the  West and Southwest. Unfortunately, the range in which the trees can exist is rapidly shrinking. California recently voted to permanently protect the otherworldly western Joshua tree, as the desert plant faces challenges caused by development and climate change. The iconic trees will be protected under the Western Joshua Tree Conservation Act that was recently passed. The act prohibits the unauthorized removal and killing of these plants. Those who are caught… Read More »America’s Western Joshua Tree is Now Endangered

There is Hope for Climate Change

Submitted by Ed Ewert All of the apocalyptic news involving our climate crisis can push us into a climate despair, an overwhelming sense of helplessness, depression and resignation.  This despair can cause us to shut down and ignore climate change as a way to get through our days without being constantly depressed.  Unfortunately, that response only leads to the worst possible outcomes.  That’s unacceptable.  As stated by renowned climate scientist, Katharine Hayhoe, to overcome this crisis we must make our climate crisis a part of our everyday conversation.  Only in that way can we convince our leaders to take the urgent and bold actions needed to save our planet.   Yet, how do we keep talking about something that we want to ignore?  The key… Read More »There is Hope for Climate Change

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Our World Depends On Us!

In support of 2020 Global Climate Action, this YouTube presentation Our World Depends On Us answers: “Must We Change? Can We Change? Will We Change?” It’s time to be part of a planet-wide dialogue on the climate crisis and its solutions. It’s time to ask: What is the future we want?

Climate Reality Leadership Conference UPDATE

Join former Vice President Al Gore at an on-line virtual Climate Reality Leadership Corps training July 18-26, 2020 and learn how you can lead the global fight for climate solutions. Application Deadline June 25, 2020.

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