The Climate Database is a curated collection of people, communities, organizations, movements, tools, knowledge-sources, opportunities to take action and more. I built this as a resource to inform and empower the climate activist in all of us.
A Matter of Degrees
"Join Dr. Leah Stokes and Dr. Katharine Wilkinson as they tell stories about the powerful forces behind climate change — and the tools we have to fix it. This show is for the climate curious people who know climate change is a problem, but are trying to figure out how to tackle it."
All We Can Save Project
"Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis"
"Through global knowledge and indigenous wisdom, the latest technologies and ancient practices coming together, Ark2030 aims to create a truly awe-inspiring initiative which can deliver a reversal of global warming."
"...perhaps the greatest environmental novel ever written” (San Francisco Chronicle)
Being the Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution
“...insights about nature and ourselves, revealed by one man’s journey as he comes to terms with human exploitation of our planet.” - DR. JAMES HANSEN, climate scientist, former director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Calendar of Climate Events
A calendar of climate-related events (includes only online events due to COVID)
Carbon Audit Tool for Orgs
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A guide to auditing your organization's operational activities to understand its environmental impact. Developed as an open source tool, free for anyone to use.
"We connect the climate-aware through our small group conversation tool, Climate Emotions Conversations, where those who are in pain about the climate emergency can connect, share, and learn how to have better climate conversations."
A ~5-minute podcast by NPR's chief meteorologist, Paul Huttner, from Minneapolis Public Radio, covering insights into our current experiences with climate change.
"Coastal risk screening tool: Land projected to be below annual flood level in 2050"
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"Climate Changemakers gives you a place to direct your energy where it can make the biggest impact."
Climate Fiction Writers League
"...a group of authors who believe in the necessity of climate action, immediately and absolutely. Fiction is one of the best ways to inspire passion, empathy and action in readers. Our works raise awareness of climate change, and encourage action at the individual, corporate and government levels."
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"A community for people who care about climate change. Climate friends hang out together and support each other along our climate journeys."
"empowers individuals and their communities to engage in solutions to climate change."
Climate Justice Playbook for Business
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A resource from the B Corp Climate Collective to advance their commitment to centering all climate action and advocacy in Climate Justice.
"...helps users [people] explore how their values and personal interests are being affected by climate change. We aim to inspire users [people] to take action with a range of attractive solutions consistent with their values that they can get excited about. We are in the early stages of development and are welcoming new people to the team."
Climate Psychology Alliance
"The Climate Psychology Alliance welcomes anyone and everyone ... who wants to engage in addressing the psychological aspects of the climate emergency."
Climate Reality Project
"...a diverse group of passionate individuals who’ve come together to solve the greatest challenge of our time. We are activists, cultural leaders, organizers, scientists, and storytellers committed to building a sustainable future together."
Climate Twitter List
People and organizations who are positively engaged in climate science, change, and solutions
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A global community of tech professionals using our skills, expertise and platforms to support solutions to the climate crisis.
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"Explore jobs, events, and the organizations shaping our climate-positive future."
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"Discover the organizations solving climate change"
"Volunteers working together to measure precipitation across the nations."
"decision-making tools and programs to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy... tools [to] identify opportunities each individual, business, organization or community holds to reduce greenhouse gas emisions." — A University - Government - Business - NGO Partnership at the University of California, Berkeley
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"Currently is a free subscription weather service — a community of people sharing resources and delivering justice, hope, connection, safety, and resilience in a world in urgent need of systemic action."
"We plant trees & fund the world’s best climate crisis solutions. Become climate positive for less than $1.75 per week"
"Ecosia is like any other search engine, with one major difference: we use our profits to plant trees."
"...transparent, freely-available policy simulation model that gives everyone the chance to design their own scenarios to limit future global warming."
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"...global and politically non-partisan movement where we use non-violent direct action to persuade governments to act justly on the climate and ecological emergency."
Fossil Free Funds
"Find mutual funds and ETFs that avoid fossil fuel investments"
Fridays for Future
"a global climate strike movement that started in August 2018, when 15-year-old Greta Thunberg began a school strike for climate...to put moral pressure on policymakers, to make them listen to the scientists, and then to take forceful action to limit global warming."
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"A newsletter about staying sane in the climate crisis." - by Britt Wray
Good Grief Network
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"Our unique 10-Step Program helps individuals and communities build resilience by creating spaces where people can lean into their painful feelings about the state of the world and reorient their lives toward meaningful action."
Healing Arts with Laura G. Falls
Laura offers therapeutic services like sound baths, Reiki, meditation instruction, and art.
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"original reporting and analysis on the climate crisis at the top of your inbox every morning, Monday through Thursday." - by Emily Atkin
How to Save a Planet
"A podcast that asks the big questions: what do we need to do to solve the climate crisis, and how do we get it done?"
Impacts of Climate Change
"...data from around 70 peer-reviewed climate studies ... show how global warming is projected to affect the world and its regions."
League of Conservative Voters
"Political power for people and the planet."
My Climate Journey
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"A podcast for those seeking to better understand climate change and how to help"
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"website dedicated to helping people across the world learn more about their local Indigenous history."
"nonprofit organization that seeks to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the future point in time when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline."
"Live carbon neutral: Offset your carbon footprint through a monthly subscription."
Sea Level Rise Viewer
"Use this web mapping tool to visualize community-level impacts from coastal flooding or sea level rise."
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"We take a monthly topic and break it down for you in 3 minutes every week.
"We are the climate revolution"
Techstars Sustainability Roundtables
Online events hosted by Techstars on various topics around sustainability and startups. Event format often follows a large-group discussion panel, followed by smaller-group discussions in breakout rooms. Events are typically by invitation.
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Online climate school (12-week program) and community.
The Climate Mobilization
"We’re building a movement of people across the United States to reclaim our future by initiating an emergency-speed, whole-society Climate Mobilization, reversing global warming and restoring a safe climate."
The Future Earth
"A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming"
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"...focused most closely on humanizing this planetary emergency: being transparent about the challenges we’re facing and the complex emotions we’re all feeling, and being honest about what we need to do to radically transform our society." - by Eric Holthaus
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life after warming
"...a meditation on the devastation we have brought upon ourselves and an impassioned call to action. For just as the world was brought to the brink of catastrophe within the span of a lifetime, the responsibility to avoid it now belongs to a single generation."
Through Tribal Wisdom, knowledge-seekers can learn from traditional knowledge-holders, reconnect with traditional ways of life, and live more harmoniously with the rest of nature.
UN Sustainable Development Goals
"...address the global challenges we face, including poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice."
"...connects, trains, and mobilizes young people for climate justice. Our work is rooted in grassroots communities, desert landscapes, and precious waters of the Colorado Plateau and greater Southwest."
Work on Climate
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"We are an action-oriented Slack community for people serious about climate work. Find climate jobs. Build climate companies. Find your people."
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"X Genesis leads entrepreneurs to found companies the world desperately needs. Our programs and tools support transformative entrepreneurial journeys that lead to better entrepreneurs, better companies, and a better world. Our unique process brings together the right people to focus on the right problems at the right time."
Yale Program on Climate Communications
"...scientific research on public climate change knowledge, attitudes, policy preferences, and behavior, and the underlying psychological, cultural, and political factors that influence them. ...engage the public in climate change science and solutions, in partnership with governments, media organizations, companies, and civil society"