ALTAR TO AN ERUPTING SUN
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UNDERSTANDING THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY
There are great and growing number of resources about the culpability of the Fossil Fuel Industry Role in Climate Change. A good start is the 2022 PBS Frontline Documentary “The Power of Big Oil.” The documentary has three sections appropriately titled Denial, Doubt, and Delay.
Naomi Oreskes & Erick M. Conway, Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues From Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
James Gustave Speth, They Knew: The US Federal Government’s Fifty-Year Role in Causing Climate Crisis
Also see the work of the Pulitzer Prize-winning, nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization, Inside Climate News,
and the research and education of the Climate Accountability Project, who work collaboratively with like-minded colleagues at Union of Concerned Scientists, Oxford University, CDP, Center for International Environmental Law, and other organizations.
Crazy Town, Post Carbon Institute
What If Things Possibly Went Right, Vicki Robin
Great Simplification, Nate Hagans
STOP THE BAD
DivestInvest is a diverse, global network of individuals and organizations united in the belief that by using our collective influence as investors to divest from fossil fuels, and invest in climate solutions, we can accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy.
Divest Ed supports the school campus fossil fuel divestment movement with leadership development, training, and resources.
STOP NEW FOSSIL FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE
Beyond Extreme Energy -Fighting FERC and new permits for fossil fuel infrastructure
Rainforest Action campaign to halt pipelines and terminals
Fiction can help us here. Not the bombed out techno-dystopias, but real visions of human potential and possibility.
Read Kim Stanley Robinson's, The Ministry for the Future
Essay by Chuck Collins, Lessons from Ministry for the Future (Forthcoming)
Check out this book by Andrew Boyd, I Want a Better Catastrophe: Navigating the Climate Crisis with Grief, Hope and Gallows Humor
BUILDING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE & JOINING OTHERS TO PREPARE FOR THE GREAT UNRAVELING
For those under 25: See the Sunrise Movement
For those over 60: See Third Act
The following listings were inpired by Andew Boyd and his book, I Want a Better Catastrophe. This is his “EndTimes Ennegagram” for different types of actions. There’s some overlap because we worked collaboratively on this.