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  • 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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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


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


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.


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


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


What Students Can Do to Help Slow, Stop, or Solve Climate Change

Introduction Climate change refers to the transformation or modification of the earth’s climate over time. Climate change involves the melting of glaciers, the rise of sea levels, warmer temperatures, drought, storms, and more. However, most importantly, human activities such as deforestation, industrialization, electricity, and transportation, promote the release

How Can Each of Us Slow Climate Change? by City Tech Blogger Corey Fung

Climate change can be defined by the increased temperatures and patterns from the increase of carbon dioxide in the air. The main source of the increased carbon dioxide is from our burning more fossil fuels than before. Driving more cars, using more electric power, and using more oil

What Can We As Students Do to Help Slow Climate Change? by City Tech Blogger Mary Grava

In December 2015, the United Nations created the Paris Agreement, an agreement under the United Nations’ framework on climate change. This agreement addresses climate change and deals with greenhouse gas emissions’ mitigation, its adaptation, and its financing for developing countries. Unfortunately, the president of the United States has