In addressing the climate crisis, we believe that the most important foundation is not politics or policy but bringing people together to support more concerted action among the majority that is already concerned. Because people best understand climate change impacts and opportunities in the context of their home place, all our work is guided by a vision of “creative placemaking”. We believe the flashpoints for rapid, positive change are well led communities, institutions and networks that can act nimbly. Solutions are custom-built at the local level, but communities can inspire and guide each other to build a powerful movement. Creativity and spirit are the essential ingredients.