Climate Projects

Elon Musk’s WOW: What if Everyone at the Climate Summit Watches or Reads His Talk?

Elon Musk’s WOW: What if Everyone at the Climate Summit Watches or Reads His Talk?

  Elon Musk made a surprise trip to Paris last night to an event accompanying COP21, the climate summit. His speech may become part of a climate solutions turning point. He chose not to speak at a large high-level institutional event. Rather, he addressed the engineers and designers of the future at the University of Paris-Sorbonne. Instead of a grand… Read more →

Now I want to be in Paris even more!

Now I want to be in Paris even more!

Writing for the first time At Medium.com, my thoughts about the attacks in Paris and their impact on the climate summit as I head to Paris for the two weeks of official and unofficial events.

Elon Musk Can Rescue the Paris Climate Summit (version with links)

Elon Musk Can Rescue the Paris Climate Summit (version with links)

This OpEd appeared in the San Jose Mercury-News.  I will be in Paris November 28-December 13. Contact me to help promote the message! By Felix Kramer, Sunday, November 8, 2015 print edition and online without the links you can find below. Elon Musk is the best-positioned world leader to turn around next month’s COP21 Paris climate summit. No one else… Read more →

You Could Be The World's First Personal Climate Assistant -- SF Bay Area

You Could Be The World’s First Personal Climate Assistant — SF Bay Area

  I’m an ex-entrepreneur, cleantech advisor and investor, now a full-time climate hawk. And I’m stretched too thin. I’ll be at the all-important Paris Climate Summit from November 28-December 2014. Before/during/after, I’m looking for an energetic colleague to help advance some some well-received, ambitious, still-embryonic climate ideas. Are you imaginative, enthusiastic, capable, and entrepreneurial? Are you already immersed in the climate… Read more →

Hey, Catch Today's ClimateMinute!

Hey, Catch Today’s ClimateMinute!

What if every morning, you got that invitation? You, the climate hawk, activist, educator, scientist, entrepreneur, or the civic, corporate or political leader. And then you and millions could click on and pass along a free, eye-opening quick video climate message: moving, funny, inspiring, alarming, ridiculous, thought-provoking, urgent, galvanizing. Rationale & Evolution ClimateMinute.org will be a bottom-up, informal, open-minded ecumenical… Read more →

Houston Post Publishes Call to a Climate-Changed Family to “Come Out"

Houston Post Publishes Call to a Climate-Changed Family to “Come Out”

     An idea has long been chasing around my head: I fantasize about the moment when the kids and spouses of top execs at oil and other companies start pestering them with tough questions about climate change. Now the Houston Chronicle has published my Op-Ed (I’d titled it, “Climate Change: When It’s All in The Family”)  as “Kramer: Industry leaders need to get an… Read more →

Climate Clubs & Climate Year: Two Projects to Prototype in the SF Bay Area

Climate Clubs & Climate Year: Two Projects to Prototype in the SF Bay Area

We are circulating these two ideas and looking at others,  seeking comments and collaborators! This is version 1.3, from mid-2015. Please email us! STARTING POINT: We are at the end of Business-As-Usual — for individuals and their families, friends, colleagues, networks, associations; for companies; for non-governmental organizations; for government. STRATEGY:Find effective ways people and institutions can translate their understanding of climate dangers into near-term actions — especially ones to… Read more →

ClimateQ

ClimateQ

A simple question: “How do you see climate change? An app gives kids (and others) a way to ask people in their networks their views on the climate crisis. Based on their 1-6 responses, the asker sends them information and connections to organizations.