Alongside a group of members of the open source movement, in the past few months, we have organized a series of calls that explore the intersection between the open movement and climate change. The question we pose is: how can we work together? We recently wrote an article for Branch Magazine to discuss some of the ideas behind our work.
Two global movements—open and climate—both reckoning with privilege and power in their own organizing, should seize the moment to work more intersectionally and learn from each other. The open movement with its values, community and action has the potential to greatly contribute to climate research and activism, and climate scientists and organizers should join the fight for the (digital) commons. We need open climate action, and we need it now!