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Austin City Council adopted a resolution to become carbon neutral as soon as feasible, but no later than 2050. This is one of the most ambitious goals set by a city in the world and we are going to help with the development of the framework how to get there, and write up sector plan on what energy, waste, transportation and manufacturing sectors have to offer to make this a reality.

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FEAT, the Faith based Energy Action Team is bringing together houses of worship to promote climate stewardship and advocacy at their facilities, with their members and other organizations around town.

Our mission: Climate Buddies is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that wants to empower people to include climate change considerations into every decision they make. We focus on live interaction with groups of people, for-profits, spiritual groups, public and academia. We focus on people, inspiration, guidance and are result driven. Anyone who wants to start to integrate climate considerations in decision making is welcome to join us or invite us for collaboration.

Our invitation to you: meeting the global energy and climate challenges

  • If you could work on meeting the greatest challenge humankind has ever faced, would you?
  • Would it surprise you to know that the climate and oceanic systems have been so perturbed by the massive burning of fossil fuels that the very continuation of human civilization is threatened?
  • Do you yearn to be able to say to your grandchildren, and theirs – and everyone else’s – that you did your part to leave the earth in a healthier condition than when you were born into it?
  • Many suspect that the time left to return the earth to a healthy, resilient condition capable of sustaining human civilization is short. The climate recovery challenge is in fact an energy issue, a challenge to increase both the energy available to power essential services and to make affordable, renewable energy accessible to all.
  • We must and can increase the supply of energy available while reducing the total greenhouse gas emissions associated with energy generation to near-zero rates.

Understanding these premises, we must have the courage to yearn for a credible possibility that each of us, and billions of others like us from all over the world, will become true caretakers for the earth – our planet that has given life to our kind; the creation which protects and nourishes us even in its injured state.

We believe in a world where if we take care of the earth, we can take care of the people. The economy is facilitating in this, not the starting point, just the result.

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1 day ago
Norway says its new giant oil field is good for the planet. Critics call it climate hypocrisy

Carbon neutral by 2030 as a country? Norway is planning for it. But wait. They also export 5 times their current emissions as the 2nd largest oil exporter after Russia in Europe. When does this ... See more

It's not a boast you usually hear about an oil field: Norway says its huge new facility is great for the environment. Its critics, however, see Norway's third-biggest oil field ever as a perfect ... See more

3 days ago
Microsoft wants to capture all of the carbon dioxide it’s ever emitted

The new goal setting boundary: aiming to not just being carbon neutral but committing to removing all emissions you have caused. Microsoft is doing it. I call it NET ZERO for life.

It plans to slash emissions over the next decade.

5 days ago
Climate crisis fills top five places of World Economic Forum’s risks report

For first time, environment is at top of list of issues worrying world’s financial system. The World Economic Forum says the top five financial risks in terms of likelihood in the next 10 years ... See more

For first time, environment is at top of list of issues worrying world’s elite

6 days ago
Dethleffs puts a new spin on towing with an electric camping trailer that nearly drives itself

Solar + Camper + engine so you need a smaller vehicle to pull it (think EV:)) + backup when at home? Innovation is just starting to inspire self-sufficient living and clean camping.

Last year, Dethleffs shook up the motorhome world when it debuted the E.Home concept, an all-electric motorhome covered in solar panels. At that very same Düsseldorf show, it revealed the curvy, ... See more

6 days ago
Green Deal: 1000 miljard euro uit oude en nieuwe budgetten

The Green New Deal European style is taking shape: 1 trillion Euro plans are in the works to transform energy, transportation and agriculture.

Het geld komt niet allemaal uit de Brusselse begroting en is voor een deel afkomstig uit bestaande potjes die een nieuwe naam krijgen.

1 week ago
Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of heating accelerates

Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases. Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of heating accelerates. The heat in the world’s ... See more

Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases

1 week ago
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With Amazon in Flames, Trump Moves to Open 16.7 Million-Acre Alaskan Rainforest to Corporate Exploitation

to increase our resilience dealing with climate change, we need to increase the resilience of our ecosystems. Not diminish them even further.

Next victim of corporate exploitation in the U.S.? The planet's largest intact temperate rainforest.

1 week ago
The seaweed-eating sheep that belch in a good way

In a year, a cow produces about the same greenhouse effect as a car that burns 1,000 litres of petrol.

The sheep of North Ronaldsay could teach other livestock how to belch in a way less harmful to the climate.

1 week ago

Looks like Australia is perfectly content with the current state of the climate. The policies in place are there to maintain the current emissions levels....

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