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What are the most effective strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and slowing, and eventually reversing climate change? These stories illustrate how people around the world are implementing climate change solutions, many of which align with Project Drawdown's top 100 solutions for reversing global warming.  

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As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to ...
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New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean

New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean
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This California Neighborhood Was Built to Survive a Wildfire. And It Worked

This California Neighborhood Was Built to Survi...
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Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pio...
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How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the environment

How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the en...
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How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change

How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for ...
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How a $4 Device Is Saving Farmers From Climate Devastation

How a $4 Device Is Saving Farmers From Climate ...
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'It's a groundswell': the farmers fighting to save the Earth's soil

'It's a groundswell': the farmers fighting to s...
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California Has Farmers Growing Weeds. Why? To Capture Carbon

California Has Farmers Growing Weeds. Why? To C...
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The zero-waste revolution: how a new wave of shops could end excess packaging

The zero-waste revolution: how a new wave of sh...
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Citizen engagement is helping Costa Rica fight climate change

Citizen engagement is helping Costa Rica fight ...
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To save the monarch butterfly, Mexican scientists are moving a forest 1,000 feet up a mountain

To save the monarch butterfly, Mexican scientis...
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Tech accelerators help nonprofits fast-track technology aimed at solving environmental challenges

Tech accelerators help nonprofits fast-track te...
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How Tribes Are Harnessing Cutting-Edge Data to Plan for Climate Change

How Tribes Are Harnessing Cutting-Edge Data to ...
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Low-cost resilient houses could help Mozambique survive future storms

Low-cost resilient houses could help Mozambique...
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Why Students of Color Are Stepping Up to Lead Climate Strikes

Why Students of Color Are Stepping Up to Lead C...
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Scientists use mini-satellites in effort to save the world's coral reefs

Scientists use mini-satellites in effort to sav...
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Fighting climate gentrification with a radical community garden

Fighting climate gentrification with a radical ...
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Tribes Use Western and Indigenous Science to Prepare for Climate Change

Tribes Use Western and Indigenous Science to Pr...
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Citizen Science Comes of Age

Citizen Science Comes of Age
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Where Glaciers Melt Away, Switzerland Sees Opportunity

Where Glaciers Melt Away, Switzerland Sees Oppo...
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The orchid whisperers: Rare blooms find an urban perch

The orchid whisperers: Rare blooms find an urba...
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Healing and hope: how Indigenous guardians are transforming conservation

Healing and hope: how Indigenous guardians are ...
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These probiotics for plants help farms suck up extra carbon dioxide

These probiotics for plants help farms suck up ...
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Isle of Arran is Scotland's first plastic-free community

Isle of Arran is Scotland's first plastic-free ...
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