Our Services

We provide ideas, resources and education for individuals or businesses ready to join The Climate Economy, where it’s a win-win-win for humanity-economy-environment.

  1. Our website provides ideas and resources for anyone who wants to embark on a journey into The Climate Economy. Start with an introduction to the The Climate Economy or jump right in at the Library.
  2. Educational events help grow TCE and communities:
    • Community Kickoff Events – Bring in experts in energy, economic diversification and innovation to inspire your local community efforts. See an example.
    • Youth Climate Economy Ventures: Monthly meetings at the Science Center of Southern Illinois provide high schools students with ideas, entrepreneurship skills, team building and mentoring to build The Climate Economy for their generation.
    • TCE Moms and Dads Meetups: Kid-friendly group meetups for parents that want to overcome the anxiety of dealing with climate change in their daily lives by learning more about what they can do for their families.
  3. The CLimate Economy Action Network (CLEAN): an online community for positive, productive discussion around TCE topics, forming groups locally or around topics, and taking action.

What is The Climate Economy?

The climate economy is where we learn how to create a world where humans, the climate and the economy can all prosper. it's not only possible, it's going to lead to more prosperity, equality, health and happiness for everyone. Not only that, it's cutting edge in a...

Why the Climate Economy #1: Money

There are many good reasons for caring about the climate, but since we're talking economy we'll start with money. Here are two of many good studies regarding the financial benefits of pursuing a climate economy now: NextGen Climate: The Pricetag of Being Young;...

Why the Climate Economy #2: Health

It's a fact that the Clean Air Act saved 160,000 lives in 2010 alone. Top medical associations have sounded the alarm on the dangers of pollution and climate change. And just yesterday we have an article about research led by Harvard about the increase in people...

Why the Climate Economy #3: Jobs

The Climate Economy is an infinite and transformational opportunity for jobs. You can pursue your passions and develop your own business, develop your community, or you can participate in may of the industries at the helm of the Climate Economy. For example, energy:...

Why the Climate Economy #4: Resilience

Rising temperatures, increasingly extreme weather events, and melting ice caps leading to rising sea levels are just a few of the things that are happening right now that are going to bring about monumental changes in life for everyone on the planet. There were 15...

Why the Climate Economy #5: Um, Climate.

We humans kind of need planet Earth to be healthy so that we can all, well, survive. If the planet gets really sick, the only ones who will survive will likely be those hydrothermal vent creatures and super rich who can escape to the moon or Mars. Do you fall into...

Why the Climate Economy #6: For Future Generations

We are optimists at TheClimateEconomy.com, but we deal with reality and facts. We look at the facts, sometimes unpleasant, right in the face to understand what we need to do. This post is a reality blast in the face. It's alarming, but there's hope. If we...

Why the Climate Economy #7: Leave Denial Behind, and Act

It's time to stop pretending that it's not happening. It's time to stop making excuses. It's time to stop saying it's too hard or it's too late. It's time to stop acting like our daily decisions don't make a difference. It's time to stop being in denial that you need...