|I would like to make a $100 contri-
your name to Solar Electric Light Fund (“SELF”)
to acknowledge your intention to take personal action against
climate change. The mission
of SELF is to provide solar electricity
to remote and impoverished people
around the world. Thus,
SELF allows us to take action against
change and third world
poverty at the same time.
| Because we should know...
Of all the issues I have ever focused on,
I have never
become as concerned or as
passionate about any of them
as I am
now about global warming. To understand
or feel my passion, read the
My Conversion to Green. If you
to get motivated yourself, read the
full version (second
section) of Report
I suspect you'll
be stunned. You can also
get a good background on the causes
contributors to global warming by reading
But mostly, we hope you are ready to take
help, we’ve selected
three actions, which we each
that will both cut our carbon emissions
will save us money. For each of these
prepared a primer that has
four parts: (1) historical
myths about the
particular action, (2) personal financial
taking the action, (3) envi-
ronmental benefits from taking
actions, and (4) our own personal experi-
taking that specific action. After
you read these primers,
review the Pure
Challenge. Email us that
intend to pursue these actions and will
$100 in your name to SELF.
urge you to take as little as a half an hour to read a series
six reports about Global Warming. In the winter
of 2006, after
seven months of study and review, I became
about the perils of global warming. Working
with four others, I have
studied the issues surrounding global
warming and extracted to a
very high level the critical facts,
perils, and options for action. These
reports were originally
prepared as a series of emails and targeted
but busy friends and colleagues. I present them here in
updated form for all concerned readers. Reading the summary
of these six briefing reports will take as little as 24 minutes
and might change your life.
|Glacier National Park, August 2006
report is structured into two sections: a brief summary version
from bullet points and graphics, and a full version with a
developed text, the same graphics, and embedded links.
editorial by one of the contributors is included
at the bottom of each
report. The topics of these reports are
- Hal Hinkle
How Real is Global Warming? The Physical Evidence
How Real is Global Warming? The Scientific Viewpoint
How Do Greenhouse Gases Cause Global Warming?
Why Are Feedback Loops Important?
What is Being Done About Global Warming?
And Who is Doing It?
How Do We Contribute Individually to Global Warming?
It Seems So Big, What Can I Do?
News Update: May 2006