Count Us In

Make changes 
that matter

MAKE CHANGES THAT MATTER

Together our steps have the power to speed up change on a global scale. Every step counts.
Make changes 
that matter

HOW IT WORKS

Find and take the step that’s right for you. When you’re ready, try another. Don’t worry if you’re not able to take some steps, or not ready to take others. There’s something for everyone.
  1. Take a stepChoose a step and decide a level of commitment that works for you.
  2. Keep it upGive yourself a month to try it.
  3. Add it upTrack your progress and add your steps to our global community.
  • Change the system

    One of the most powerful ways you can drive global change is by putting climate on everyone’s agenda — think politicians, news outlets, work, friends and family. Together we can change the system.

      Start a conversation about climate change & steps to take.
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      Team up with others and boost your impact.
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      Choose responsible financial institutions & funds.
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      Call on elected officials to speed up climate action for us all.
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      Inspire your organization to make changes that matter.
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      Get news outlets to report climate news in the top stories.
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  • Be the change

    What we eat, the energy we use, and how we travel can have a surprisingly big impact on the way the world works. Your actions can inspire others around you to change, and send signals to government, businesses and organizations that we want change. Find one or more steps that work for you.

FAQs

  • Why does Don’t Look Up have an action platform? The planet-killing comet in Don’t Look Up is much like the climate crisis we’re currently facing. If we’re going to protect life on earth, we need to act now. This action platform was developed in collaboration with non-profit Count Us In and experts in the climate community who continue to help us evolve and strengthen the platform. The aim is to help concerned citizens take powerful steps to collectively tackle the climate crisis.

  • How were the steps chosen? The steps highlighted in this platform have been informed by key scientific advisors and subject matter experts including Dr. Johan Rockström, Dr. Jon Foley, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Dr. Kristian Steensen Nielsen, Dr. Marshall Shepherd, Dr. Michael Mann, Dr. Peter Kalmus, Dr. Erica Chenoweth, Lindsay Crowder, Dr. Chad Frischmann, Dr. Damien Lieber, Dr. Britt Wray, Dr. Charles Ogunbode, Dr. Gary Belkin, Dr. Lorraine Whitmarsh, Dr. Susan Clayton, Dr. Genevieve Guenther, Dr. Max Boykoff, Mark Hertsgaard, Dr. Dan Lashof, Dr. Leah Stokes, Ed Chen, Elizabeth Gore, and experts from Count Us In, ENGIE Impact, Rare and Project Drawdown. For our complete list of advisors, see our Methodology Page.

  • What is Count Us In? Count Us In is a global movement of people and organizations taking high impact steps to address climate change. It is supported by over 100 organizations from UNEP and Ted to IKEA and WWF. As an NGO, we are independent of any government.