Category Archives: Inspiration

Tips to Overcome Climate Change Anxiety

Lindley Saffeir for Maine Conservation Voters writes: Climate or “Eco” anxiety is defined by the American Psychological Association as “a chronic fear of environmental doom.” Psychologist Laura Kastner explains:  “Climate anxiety exists on a continuum, with feelings of stress and sadness … Continue reading

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NH Climate Change is Not on Pause

“Climate change is not on pause in any way, shape or form, but we shouldn’t fall into the trap of thinking that the effect of the  pandemic on emissions is trivial or that climate progress is impossible, it isn’t, ” … Continue reading

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People Power Forces NH Electric Co-op’s Attention

The past couple of months have bode well for the power of grassroots movements in small town New Hampshire. Two ad hoc grassroots groups in Sandwich, N.H. have made important inroads in alerting their member-owned New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC) … Continue reading

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What Does Drawdown Mean?

We are gradually working out way through the recently released Drawdown Review 2020. So it makes sense to talk about what Drawdown means and why it is the focus of  Project Drawdown. This from the Drawdown Review 2020 (Pages 8-11): … Continue reading

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Drawdown Review for 2020 — Our Overview — Part I

One early inspiration for the Sandwich Climate Action Coalition was Project Drawdown and the 2017 book Drawdown. In March 2020, Project Drawdown released a 104-page Drawdown Review 2020, which updates the 2017 book to “respond nimbly to the rapidly evolving landscape … Continue reading

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Save The World, Speak Up, Word of Mouth Works

The more research we do in posting articles here, the more it becomes apparent we have to change the climate change narrative to catch up with the new reality. We like this phrase from a Wired magazine article: “If we … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg, Climate Crisis and Covid-19 Pandemic

A New Yorker article/book review/analysis entitled How Greta Thunberg Transformed Existential Dread Into a Movement by Emily Witt delves into Thunberg’s eccentric family  with its unique dynamics.  It also serves as another warning of what is to come if we keep … Continue reading

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Eerie Analogy Between Covid-19 and Climate Change

People who study climate change predict its devastations will be much worse than Covid-19. Just as we have denied the advice of experts to get prepared for a pandemic, and did too little, so it is with climate change. This … Continue reading

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South Korea recycles 95% of its food waste

Composting is a way we all can help reduce greenhouse gases. If food waste goes to landfills, it become noxious methane gas. A much bigger problem than most of us realize. If composted, it sequesters carbon and also makes great … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King on Living Together

Here is a quote from Martin Luther King that everyone in the climate change movement should take to heart: We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the … Continue reading

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