Take the Next Steps
Calculate your own carbon footprint.
Use the CARBON CALCULATOR you see Dave use in the film.
Use this MORE PRECISE CALCULATOR to get numbers with more detail — comparable to what was used for Sean’s footprint in the film. Note that they have a business carbon calculator as well.
Find and join a community of people working on an aspect of climate change that is important to you. It could be activists, artists, educators, spiritual seekers, engineers, or entrepreneurs. Working in person, or on-line. Locally, nationally, or internationally. For immediate change, or for the long haul. What matters is connecting with others who understand the gravity of the situation and are working to make things better. This is an immense, multidimensional issue, and we need each other to find our way through.
Go to 350.org for political action — online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions led from the bottom up by people in 188 countries.
Find ways to reduce your personal carbon footprint.
Answers to claims that climate change is not real and/or that alternatives cannot help . Three levels of explanations, from the very basic to the version with all the equations included. Available in 19 languages. Terms are defined, and data sources are extensively footnoted.
Regional reports for the Northeast and for California about the regional impacts of climate change, from the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Global assessment of climate change, from The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a scientific organization that has been assessing the impact of human activity on climate since 1990.