A Climate Declaration

Ray Katz
4 min readJul 14, 2022

If you are sane, and care about your children and the planet they will inherit, this is for you.

Photo by Fateme Alaie on Unsplash


Right about now, you are feeling anxiety and perhaps despair. It feels like a war between good and evil is drawing to an end — and evil is about to declare victory.

At the same time, we are experiencing a climate collapse and your children seem doomed to live on a hostile Earth, a planet that continuously punishes its inhabitants with flooding, mudslides, storms, heatwaves and other, as yet unimagined terrors.

Perhaps you push these fears to the back of your mind as you struggle to pay bills. You may also distract yourself with the internet, television, alcohol or other bread and circuses. This is understandable and only human.

If you could do something to ward off impending disaster, you would. But you feel powerless. And there are literally billions of others worldwide who feel exactly the same way.

Today, I bring you good news — there IS a way out. A Climate Declaration proposes and introduces an approach to rescue the Earth for your children and ensure that their lives are better than you ever imagined.

Without specifying every strategy and tactic (that will be up to each of us) ACD describes how to quickly change the world order, and redirect it to focus on stabilizing the climate. We know this is urgent and necessary, and we are horrified by the persistent failure of “leaders” everywhere to take any meaningful action.

Ah, but what if there were a small but rapidly growing worldwide movement to remove and replace these failed leaders with young, competent and caring young people? The very people who will inherit the planet?

What if the movement were powered by people like you, people who are motivated by the most powerful force on Earth — the love a parent feels for children? What if we seek to help not only ourselves, but also our adversaries and their children to avoid the impending disaster of climate collapse?

What if this movement was decentralized — either with no leaders that authorities could round up and imprison or simply too many leaders? Could the authorities control the revolt and continue to pump oil and cook the planet? Or…

Ray Katz

Internet pioneer. But I’m most interested in stabilizing the Earth’s climate and promoting our common humanity. aclimatedeclaration.com