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    September 10, 2012 | 12:00 PM

    100% Renewable — 100% Doable

    When Al Gore challenged the nation in his famous 2008 speech to achieve 100% renewable electricity within 10 years, Gordian Raacke listened. He picked up on Mr. Gore’s challenge and wondered whether Long Island could meet the electricity needs of its 3 million people with renewable energy technologies available today.
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    September 06, 2012 | 10:28 AM

    Why it’s urgent

    As climate activists, we feel it in our gut. Climate change is not only real, it is the challenge of our time. And it’s crucial that we act now — today, right this minute — to tackle it.
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    September 05, 2012 | 12:30 PM

    After Hurricane Isaac, flooding victims are too hot

    The weather in Louisiana isn’t cooperating with residents trying to deal with storm damage from Hurricane Isaac. It’s so hot and sticky that Louisiana’s Secretary of Health and Hospitals issued a stark warning about the heat: “This is a serious condition that can kill you.”
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    August 30, 2012 | 1:20 PM

    Is an oil rig afraid of climate change?

    As Hurricane Isaac exited the Gulf of Mexico and passed over Louisiana, more than 600,000 customers in the state lost power and tens of thousands of people were told to evacuate. This is a big storm, and many people are dealing with severe flooding and wind damage. But there’s another group with eyes glued to Isaac’s path: the fossil fuel industry.
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    August 29, 2012 | 11:27 AM

    Ready to lead

    Last week, we finished an inspiring three-day training for our Climate Reality Leadership Corps. After meeting so many remarkable people and experiencing their passion, I couldn't be more excited about what lies ahead. Roughly a thousand dedicated volunteers added to their skill sets and have returned home better trained and more engaged than ever to lead the fight to solve the climate crisis.
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    August 28, 2012 | 10:48 AM

    How climate change makes hurricanes more dangerous

    As the residents of New Orleans can tell you, it only takes one intense hurricane to cause years of grief. The best evidence suggests hurricanes will get more dangerous as the world warms and sea levels rise. And the more global warming pollution we put into the atmosphere, the worse things will get.
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    August 23, 2012 | 8:10 PM

    Everyone can tell a good story

    We’re here at the last day of the Climate Leaders training program, and boy are we going out with a bang! With two sessions exploring compelling presentation techniques and the elements of storytelling, Thursday morning was one of the best parts of the program.
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    August 23, 2012 | 11:00 AM

    Who are the new climate leaders?

    At this week's training for the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, our new Climate Leaders are here for all kinds of reasons. They're absorbing informative presentations about climate change, not the least from our Founder and Chairman, former Vice President Al Gore. But they're also meeting other new leaders from all over the world, from countless different backgrounds and professions.
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    August 22, 2012 | 10:00 AM

    Climate Change: How can we talk about it?

    I'm here at an amazing training program for the people we call our Climate Leaders. Everywhere I look, there's a tremendous amount of energy and engagement. People from all over the world are converging to help us take the next step in the movement to solve this urgent crisis.
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    August 21, 2012 | 4:30 PM

    Live-tweeting the Climate Reality training

    It's a big week for The Climate Reality Project. We're here in Northern California to train a thousand new people as members of our Climate Reality Leadership Corps. That's a thousand more dedicated, motivated individuals to help build the climate movement! We hope you can share in our excitement — and on social media, you can follow along.
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