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Focus on the climate your children will inherit

  • Walk and bike more, drive less
  • Work from home if you can
  • Meet virtually more, fly and commute less
  • Combine shopping trips, errands, deliveries, and pickups
  • Remote-Learn more, attend classes less
  • Think about ditching your SUV for an electric or hybrid car
  • Switch bulbs to LEDs to save money and electricity
  • Turn out lights when leaving a room
  • Set thermostat a few degrees lower in winter, higher in summer
  • Consider solar panels or a geothermal pump
  • Upgrade your windows to cut down drafts and heat loss
  • Use power strips to turn TVs on and off
  • Buy less plastic, especially single-use items
  • Take cloth totes when you shop
  • Drink more water, less cow’s milk
  • Eat more grains, beans, vegetables, and fruits, less red meat
  • Microwave more, cook in gas oven less
  • Go all-electric for kitchens
  • Run dishwasher only for full loads
  • Turn water-heater temperature down
  • Buy fewer, sturdier (gently used) clothes and wear them longer
  • Learn to mend
  • Wash fewer, fuller, cooler loads in washing machine
  • Dry clothes outside if you can
  • Vote for climate-aware local, state, and national candidates
  • Call/Write/Email your Senators and Representatives to support climate policies
  • Share concerns about climate change with family, friends, and neighbors
  • Form or join a local activist group advocating for climate action

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Our Take: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg ‘Connects the Dots.’

In a video released May 2021, Our Relationship to Nature is Broken, Greta Thunberg, a vegan, extends her climate-change message to focus on food production. At present, she says, 83 percent of agricultural land is devoted to the raising of livestock, while animals provide only 18 percent of

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Our Take: Al Gore at 73: Climate Statesman

The crisis has continued to worsen much faster than we have been implementing solutions,” said Al Gore, near the start of a wide-ranging interview he gave on Earth Day, 2021. The climate crisis is “an existential threat to the future of human civilization.” He was speaking with journalist

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A Student’s Role to Help Slow, Stop or Solve Climate Change

Climate change has been a serious issue and threatens the whole world. If we don’t do something together now then it will be too late for world to address the dangers of climate change. Everyone has part to play in the fight against climate change, especially college students.

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What can you as students do to help slow, stop or solve climate change?

First let me start by saying what climate change is, because you cannot just stop it by just saying “stop” and there will not be any climate change. I learned from my physics 10002ID class that climate change is a long-term change in the average weather patterns that have

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Personal Advancements Towards Climate Reform as a Student

Climate change is an ongoing tremendous problem that humans have faced for the better part of the 20th century.  This is not a problem that will go away easily; this will be something that we will have to learn to live with and adjust our lives in order

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Do Your Part

Mahim Pritom Climate change is a global issue caused by human activity. According to scientific estimates, humans have caused about 1.0°C (1.8°F) of global warming compared to pre-industrial levels. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, global warming is likely to increase by 1.5°C (2.7°F) between 2030

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Save Our Waterways, Eat Less Meat

You eat a quarter-pounder made with meat from a cow whose main diet is munching on crops such as corn, soy, wheat and oats. Those crops need irrigation from a water resource. We’re talking a lot of water. In the end, to produce one whole pound of beef takes 1800 gallons of water, or 450 gallons for a quarter-pound hamburger.

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OPINION: Climate Activism Over Skepticism & COVID-19

Einstein once said, “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing”. This quote holds a stronger meaning today as we see more people  in power deny the science and evidence that proves that

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Misinformation about Climate Change and What We Can Do

How Doubt and Misinformation Stimulates Climate Change There is much misinformation being spread about climate change: its effects, severity, and importance. Those who spread it aid in the efforts to destroy our society as we know it, and ultimately our planet and the life on it. Climate change