It is our call to create a sense of urgency infused with compassion and wisdom that can take us beyond the obvious fear we face when encountering this truth.
Not so long ago, radical long-term emissions targets looked like airy promises without much technological or economic basis.
The high polluters have gotten wealthy using up the available carbon budget of the atmosphere and should compensate the low polluters for the damage caused.
On Saturday, 100 citizens from various ethnic, socioeconomic and political backgrounds are scheduled to gather at the School of Mines. They will be voting on climate resolutions throughout the day.