Creative Inspiration

On this page you will find a collection of great digital work on the topic of mastering the ClimateCrisis.

finding epic content
finding epic content

To stimulate your ideas, you can get acquainted with what others have done by perusing Actipedia, a user-generated database with thousands of creative actions divided by region, issue, medium, and, especially, effectiveness.

actipedia - a user-generated actions database
actipedia – a user-generated actions database

Get inspired by the most creative action experts in the world, including the Yes Men – ‘Laughtivism‘!
Here is their offline Toolbox.

350.org has put together a presentation of interesting digital tactics.

A great example of Laughtivism – a Spoof Website is https://www.wieklickstdu.lol/ [DE] – a responds to the German Government trying to deflect their responsibility of the #ClimateCrisis to its citizens https://www.wieklickstdu.de/ (has since been taken offline).

Book Tips

How We Win: If anyone knows, it’s George Lakey, who’s been a guiding light of non-violent resistance since the Civil Rights struggle. (Here’s a webinar in which George talks about the book.)

The Path of Most Resistance: A great resource for planning campaigns by Ivan Marovic, one of the founders of Otpor (which helped overthrow Milosevic in 2000) and CANVAS (which went around counseling other movements in how to do it). Here’s a webinar in which Ivan talks about the book.

A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy Of Climate Change (Environmental Ethics And Science Policy) by Stephen M. Gardiner

A fantastic list of books from CANVAS (Center for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies) – must reads.

Storytelling Examples (practical tips here)

climate storytelling
climate storytelling

NYT – How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering

National Geographic – Your Climate, Changed – analyzed 2,500 populated areas across the globe in order to understand what a climate-changed world could feel like in 50 years.

Common misconceptions about UN Goals (SDGs – Sustainable Development Goals) – a very well-designed Quiz…take it!

BBC – Six graphics that explain climate change

Sueddeutsch Zeitung – KlimaZentrale [DE]
Sueddeutsche Zeitung – Anatomie einer Katastrophe [DE]

Earthtime – Stories that unlock Earth’s data

Skeptical Science – Global Warming & Climate Change Myths

ClimateJusticeAlliance – Story Snapshot Podcast

MinutesForFuture – in Minuten bedeutsames für den Klimaschutz tun [DE]

Bloomberg Data Dash:A Live Climate Scoreboard for the World

350.org – The 2020 Climate Election Test

Greta Thunberg’s interactive Timeline

Applying AI to the environmental challenge: technology is (not yet) ready to save us from ourselves.

Tools

Great example of a ‘Get Involved‘ Page with emphasis on sharing your messages

Earth Overshoot Day – Sharing Page

Make it as easy as possible for Influencers (and everyone with a following) to share pre-written posts, pix and widgets! Another great example is the #FightFor1Point5 Share Page.

To take the sharing of your message or action one step further, check out ‘adding an image/code’ to your site that auto-updates to the current message/action (also available as WordPress Plugin).

For the questionable Lufthansa Corona Bailout, this German Sharing Page [DE} offers alternative spending options of EUR9,000,000,000. Here’s a similar page for the German new car subsidy: AbfckPrämie [DE] and the millions spent on chopping down the Dannenröder Forrest to make way for another Autobahn [DE]

Remind your political national leaders to save the climate with this Twitter Tool.

Calculate your carbon emissions, adjust dynamically your lifestyle and become carbon neutral – all in one web-solution by ClimatePartner.

Climate Excuses” makes you fit for discussions
An exceptional entertainment tool (quiz) based on an MCC study helps you familiarise yourself with the argumentation patterns of climate protection preventers.

UN Climate Neutral now – Climattitude Quiz, carbon footprint calculator & carbon offsetting

CHOOOSE – support some of the most impactful CO2-reducing projects

Earth Day’s Climate Change Quiz & Washington Post’s Climate Change Quiz

Gamification

Beautiful Trouble Strategy Card Deck

In the Climate Change game KEEP COOL you’re a “global player”.

Game - Keep Cool
Game – Keep Cool

Climate Interactive – World Climate Change Policy Simulator Game & Climate Action Simulation Group Role-Play Game

Projekt Zukunft [DE] – Das Brett-Klimaspiel von FriendsForFuture

UNDP – Mission 1.5 a game-changer

UNEP - 1.5 Game
UNEP – 1.5 Game

Climate (and others) Game for Kids and Adults by the EU.

Survive the Century is a branching narrative game about the political, environmental and social choices humans will face between 2021 and 2100 as we adapt to the ravages of climate change.

WeDontHaveTime – App

Vaccinator Quest – interactive online game, delivering Vaccines

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