Margaret Klein Salamon

Margaret Klein Salamon

Margaret Klein Salamon, Phd is co-founder and director of Climate Mobilization and author of the forthcoming book, Facing the Climate Emergency: How to Transform Yourself with Climate Truth. Follow her and Climate Mobilization on Twitter: @ClimatePsych / @MobilizeClimate

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"The climate crisis threatens to set  back thousands of years of human development," writes Klein Salamon. "It has ruined the futures we had planned. It has also made the present—what we do now—almost unbearably important. Our actions now, this year and next year, have a incalculable amount of importance to all life." (Photo: Sawitree Pamee / EyeEm / Getty Images) Views
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Facing the Climate Emergency: Grieving The Future You Thought You Had
CD editor's note: The following is an excerpt from the author's forthcoming book, Facing the Climate Emergency: How to Transform Yourself with Climate Truth . Where do you see yourself in 10 years? In 20? Perhaps you plan to be advancing in your career, married, with children or retired, living...
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"The Kochs are bigger than either of the Democratic or Republican parties, manipulate both, and are determined to keep the Senate Republican...A major focus of Koch money has been to ensure that no legislation is passed to curb the burning of fossil fuels."(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
Friday, February 16, 2018
Who is Guilty of Climate Crimes?
A fascinating exposé of the climate crisis awaits you in Peter Carter and Elizabeth Woodworth’s, “Unprecedented Crime: Climate Science Denial and Game Changers for Survival.” It is a comprehensive look at the climate crisis through a legal frame, discussing the relevant national and international...
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Heroism in the Age of Crisis
The flood waters are still rising in Texas, swallowing up homes and whole communities. Rain is predicted to continue for days. Our hearts go out to those who have lost lives, family members, homes and possessions, including the many on this list who have been affected or are still in the storm’s...
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Monday, July 17, 2017
The Planet Is Warming. And It's Okay to Be Afraid
Last Week, David Wallace-Wells wrote a cover story for of New York Magazine , " The Uninhabitable Earth ," on some of the worst-case scenarios that the climate crisis could cause by the end of this century. It describes killer heat waves, crippling agricultural failures, devastated economies,...
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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The Paris Climate Talks and the 1.5C Target: Wartime-Scale Mobilization is Our Only Option Left
The Paris climate talks are over, and the postmortems on the final agreement are flooding in. Here’s our take: After 21 years of negotiations, we finally have an agreement that the majority of nations are expected to ratify. This is a critical breakthrough in terms of shared global understanding of...
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Monday, April 27, 2015
The Transformative Power of Climate Truth
The Climate Mobilization launched seven months ago, when we began spreading the Pledge to Mobilize at the People’s Climate March in New York City. Our mission is to initiate a WWII-scale mobilization that protects civilization and the natural world from climate catastrophe. Climate truth is central...
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Friday, December 19, 2014
What Climate Change Asks of Us: Moral Obligation, Mobilization and Crisis Communication
Climate change is a crisis, and crises alter morality. Climate change is on track to cause the extinction of half the species on earth and, through a combination of droughts, famines, displaced people, and failed states and pandemics, the collapse of civilization within this century. If this...
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