As ten thousand years of climate stability is ending, the call to develop inner stability has never been more clear.
Updated for 2023/2024
The EcoSattva Training
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Climate, Justice, Nonviolence and Regenerative social change
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Buddha Dharma for These Times
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International Dharma Teachers' Statement on Climate Change
There is a way to be a human being
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Campaigns for Action
“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” -Angela Davis
Featured Action Organizations
- The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to relieve the suffering of those in need while creating a better world for all through compassion, love, and hope. They serve survivors of disasters and those who fall below the poverty line, providing cash cards, essential supplies, and more while striving to build a better world for all. Currently they are providing aid to Maui and are matching donations made for relief up to $1 Million.
- KAHEA is a community-based organization working to improve the quality of life for Hawai`i’s people and future generations through the revitalization and protection of Hawai`i’s unique natural and cultural resources. They advocate for the proper stewardship of our resources and for social responsibility by promoting cultural understanding and environmental justice. They are cultural activists and practitioners, environmental activists, and people interested in social justice who focus on issues that impact cultural rights and the land. Together, they envision a truly just and sustainable Hawai`i in a world where people, culture and native ecosystems survive and thrive.
- Maui Huliau Foundation is an environmental education non-profit working to promote environmental literacy and leadership among Maui’s youth through unique community-based educational experiences. Founded in 2010, Maui Huliau Foundation works with Maui youths ages 12-18 to inspire active and educated stewardship. Through a blend of student-based environmental programs, Maui Huliau seeks to empower the voices of Maui’s youth in an effort to educate Maui residents and visitors about how they can help protect Maui’s precious environment. Their website also features resources for teachers on teaching environmental literacy. An exciting place to start: their YouTube page features over 100 student films made in their environmental filmmaking club over the last decade.
Featured Calls to Action
- Read this article from WRI experts detailing the dynamic between heat and cities and advocate for their cool infrastructure solutions in your local and national governments.
- Read about and advocate for these five shifts that industry can make to decarbonize.
- Join the March to End Fossil Fuels with the interfaith contingent this September 17th during NYC’s Climate Week 2023. The link we’ve provided is to join the faith (interfaith) hub of the march, but you can also see more events at the NYC Climate Week website (both online or in-person) or join the march on your own.
- Related to the above action, there will additionally be a wave of actions in New York September 12th through the 18th aimed at ending fossil fuel use. For more resources and information, including how you can access support if you are traveling to New York from out-of-town, and to join a nonviolent direct action, visit Act to End Fossil Fuels,
- Ask your state to sign on to the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.
- Submit a public comment to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to support stronger fuel economy standards and demand better gas mileage.
- Come work to stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline with Appalachians Against Pipelines. Appalachians have been engaging in persistent direct action to stop the MVP since 2018 and are in urgent need of more support. Even if you can’t join them in person, consider donating to their work or organizing where you are.
- Join the #History4Reconciliation Campaign – from July 1st to September 30th. A series of over 20 short videos will be posted periodically to raise awareness of important moments in history that are essential to understand the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action. The goal is to encourage people across Turtle Island to reflect on our history and take action in a variety of ways.
- September 15th is Canada’s Fridays for Future. Check out their resources for amplification, the map of planned actions to join, or plan and register your own event.
- Tell the BC government to keep fracked gas in the ground.
- Tell the Prime Minister to fulfill his pledge to establish the Canada Water Agency and ensure it has the power and resources to be effective.
- In Alberta, Call your MLA and ask them to walk back their decision to halt approvals for critical new renewable electricity generation projects.
Ongoing Opportunities & Action Resources
- The David Suzuki Foundation (Canada-based) offers comprehensive resources for engagement at the local government level. View guides on assessing your local government’s climate plan and working with local leaders on climate action. You can also check out their Act Locally page.
- For Educators: Yale Climate Communication’s resource guide for educators of middle and high school students. In addition to teaching the science behind climate change, it is critical to help students become effective climate change communicators, and these resources aim to facilitate that.
- Specific Stop the Money Pipeline actions that can be applicable to people in many countries: