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Climate Change

What are the most effective strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and slowing, and eventually reversing climate change? The stories in these collections illustrate how people around the world are implementing climate change solutions aligned with Project Drawdown, a research organization that ranks current solutions to climate change by impact.  This month, we are highlighting seven actions accessible at the individual and household level.  




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How Penn State Is Cutting Greenhouse Emissions In Half — And Saving Money

How Penn State Is Cutting Greenhouse Emissions ...
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The way we talk about climate change matters

The way we talk about climate change matters
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Climate Resilience on Detroit's East Side

Climate Resilience on Detroit's East Side
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Spray Parks Have Been Helping To Keep Cape Town Cool

Spray Parks Have Been Helping To Keep Cape Town...
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Gonzalo Muñoz - Triciclos, COP25, recycling, and climate change

Gonzalo Muñoz - Triciclos, COP25, recycling, an...
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Heat is deadly—even in Montana. But the city of Missoula is doing something about it.

Heat is deadly—even in Montana. But the city of...
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Equity, Health, Resilience, and Jobs: Lessons from the Just Growth Circle

Equity, Health, Resilience, and Jobs: Lessons f...
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How teen Greta Thunberg shifted world's gaze to climate change

How teen Greta Thunberg shifted world's gaze to...
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South Mountain HS cross-country team pushing for electric school buses

South Mountain HS cross-country team pushing fo...
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Inside the innovation lab solving climate financing

Inside the innovation lab solving climate finan...
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New Texas nonprofit offers novel approach for preserving coastal lands, combating global warming

New Texas nonprofit offers novel approach for p...
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A tiny garden in Boulder is showing signs of stress from smog. The scientist behind it is thrilled.

A tiny garden in Boulder is showing signs of st...
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Chevron starts its unique project that buries carbon dioxide underground

Chevron starts its unique project that buries c...
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You can now pay to turn your carbon emissions to stone

You can now pay to turn your carbon emissions t...
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Refugees and host community gang up to fight climate change

Refugees and host community gang up to fight cl...
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How Dutch stormwater management could mitigate damage from hurricanes

How Dutch stormwater management could mitigate ...
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Britain's first climate assembly: can it help fix democracy too?

Britain's first climate assembly: can it help f...
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The UK's trailblazing advantage against climate change

The UK's trailblazing advantage against climate...
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When Green Infrastructure Is an Anti-Poverty Strategy

When Green Infrastructure Is an Anti-Poverty St...
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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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Is it time for a radical new approach to fighting global warming?

Is it time for a radical new approach to fighti...
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Can planting billions of trees save the planet?

Can planting billions of trees save the planet?
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The rise of wildfire-resilient communities

The rise of wildfire-resilient communities
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A new generation of leaders understands that individual actions won't fix our environmental problems

A new generation of leaders understands that in...
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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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