Al Gore suggested in his brilliant 2006 film, An Inconvenient Truth, that we might have, as of 2006, ten years in which to create a sufficiently low carbon footprint to avoid catastrophic changes. He was not the first to voice concern about the global climate crisis, due in large part to industrial societies burning of fossil of fuels. Concern about the global climate crisis has been spreading.
Concern about the global climate crisis, together with the threat of cultural collapse as we pass the peak of the world’s oil supply, underlies the Transition movement and its campaign to bring about resilient communities.
Concern about the global climate crisis is the reason for 350.org‘s efforts to build a global movement to solve the climate crisis.
In this section, we explore this crisis and proposed actions.