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Opportunities to Make a Difference

Option #1

Email Biden and tell him we need real action on climate change

1) We need the U.S. needs to fully align its climate targets with Paris

2) And the U.S. needs to pressure other nations to do the same

Link to email Biden - Contact Us | The White House

Option #2

Consider a donation to World Wildlife Fund for its important work helping us

1) Prepare for and adapt to drought

2) Limit the impact of climate induced drought by reducing global emissions

WWF - Endangered Species Conservation | World Wildlife Fund

Show Notes

Reason for Hope

Reason #1

Nations have agreed to move forward with the loss and damage fund at COP 28, the global climate conference in Dubai.

The loss and damage fund is intended to help compensate vulnerable nations for climate damages.

Wealthy nations who represent the vast majority of emissions, are expected to be the contributors to the fund.

Reason #2

Telsa has released its cyber truck that will go head to head with the Ford Lightning and Chevy Silverado EV

Currently, the three bestselling vehicles in the U.S. are all pickups


COP28 talks open in Dubai with breakthrough deal on loss and damage fund | UN News

Tesla’s Cybertruck Is Here and It Costs $61,000 | WIRED

The 25 Bestselling Cars, Trucks, and SUVs of 2022 (



According to 2018 IPCC report, limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius versus 2 degrees means half as many people experiencing water stress globally

Average length of drought by global temperature rise

  • 1.5 degrees = 2 months
  • 2 degrees = 4 months
  • 3 degrees = 10 months

Primary uses for Colorado River water

  • 56% - Growing livestock feed
  • 13% - Crops for human consumption
  • 12% - Residential


What will the world look like if we miss our climate goals? – DW – 10/12/2021

See How the Colorado River Water Gets Used Up - The New York Times (

Places to Learn More

Freshwater | Initiatives | WWF (