It was the people part that captivated my attention. I wanted to know the answers to things like: we’re in this together—why are we fighting, or how did this become a partisan issue, or how can we talk so people will listen? As I got pulled into the work, I realized that the people part couldn’t be separated from the excess CO2 causing the planet to heat up.
If you live in California, I’m sure you’ve noticed that spring and summer are hotter and that the soil is drier for longer periods of time. You could say we’re a fire waiting to happen…
The rain came last week. It came too fast and too hard. Instead of soaking deep into the earth, it carried off topsoil—and all the eggs. This is the new normal.
Speaking to someone about climate change doesn’t have to be scary if you keep these 7 points in mind.
Find a way to talk. Find a way to listen. Raise your hand without apology. Speak from your heart. Do it for your children. Do it for your children’s children. Do it for the planet and all her inhabitants. Do it for yourself.