Initiate Climate Leadership Fast

We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot still on the accelerator.

- António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations

The Facts

  • Carbon dioxide levels are rising and could warm the planet by 4 degrees Celsius by 2060.
  • Climate-warming trends are likely due to human activities as agreed by 97 percent of climate scientists.
  • The temperature of our planet has increased by 2 degrees Fahrenheit since 1880 and could increase another 4 degrees Celsius by 2060.
  • The United States is the second-largest polluter in the world, emitting 5,981 metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in 2020.
  • Climate change is expensive, with extreme weather costing the American economy at least $240 billion annually, and expected to rise 50 percent over the next decade.

The Solutions

  • Ask congress to implement the Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividend Plan.
  • Endorse the One Trillion Tree Initiative campaign.
  • Task NASA with developing technology to remove carbon from the atmosphere.

A Bold Plan For America

The importance of an informed citizenship has never been higher than in today’s environment of misinformation. In this book, I’ve broken down America’s 14 biggest problems and provided nonpartisan, fact-based solutions on how we can solve them.