Individual action and climate change

  • President Joe Biden signs executive orders after speaking about climate change issues in the State Dining Room of the White House on Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington, D.C. President Biden signed several executive orders related to the climate change crisis on Jan. 27, including one directing a pause on new oil and natural gas leases on public lands. Also pictured, left to right, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and White House science adviser Eric Lander. (Anna Moneymaker/Pool/Getty Images/TNS)

As an environmental activist and public speaker, I regularly talk to people about the realities of climate change, explaining how powerful and immense corporations are destroying rain forests, oceans and the atmosphere.