What can I do?

Spread the word

A large number of people still don't know that there is a consensus on climate change and that there are things you can do to help mitigate it. So spread the world, tell your friends and family about it and what they can do to help slow climate change and save money while doing it. Share news articles about climate change. There are also many things you can do at home to help.

Go off the grid

One of the most significant things you can do is go off the grid and power your house with wind and solar energy.

Energy efficient Appliances

Change your lightbulbs to LED. Buy more energy efficient appliances to save money and help reduce carbon emissions.

Buy an electric car or use public transportation

Cars account for one fifth of the carbon emissions from the US. Electric cars are becoming cheaper and more feasible. If you can't afford one, try using more public transportation if it is available, as it is much more energy efficient. Or if you don't have to travel far, try walking or biking.

Eat less meat

As strange as it sounds the agriculture industry is responsible for 18 percent of greenhouse emissions worldwide. A large portion of that is from cattle which emit methane as they grow. Methane is 23 times more potent as a greenhouse gas than CO2. Try eating more greens and less meat, it's good for you and the environment.

Plant a tree

Plant a tree in your backyard, or buy some house plants. Plants are natural CO2 scrubbers and store that carbon as wood, keeping it out of the atmosphere. 

Save water

Reducing water consumption also reduces CO2 emissions. It takes energy to pump, heat, and recycle water. By reducing your water usage you are saving money and producing less CO2.

Join A Cause

Joining a cause like Greenpeace or Surfrider Foundation is a great way to help make a difference. Some other causes worth looking into are The Nature Conservancy, The Union of Concerned Scientists, 350.org, and Ocean Conservancy

"It's a collective endeavor, it's collective accountability and it may not be too late"

-Christine Lagarde on Climate Change-