Learn More About The Climate Crisis
What You Can Do
- Your Questions About Food and Climate Change, Answered
By Julia Moskin and others, New York Times, April 30, 2019.
How to shop, cook and eat in a warming world.
- Consider a Heat Pump
By Tik Root, New York Times, October 16, 2019.
A heat pump is an all-in-one heating and cooling unit. They extract warmth from the air, then, they move it inside (to heat the home) or outside (for cooling). That requires a lot less energy than traditional heating systems.
- Your Clothes
By Eduardo Garcia, New York Times, October 3, 2018.
The apparel and footwear industries account for around 8 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.
- Your Refrigerator
By Henry Fountain, New York Times, September 12 2018.
To help combat climate change start in the kitchen, with the elephant in the room: the refrigerator.
- Smarter Laundry
By Kyla Mandel, New York Times, October 2 2019.
On average, American households do about 300 loads of laundry every year. Heating the water and running the machines can consume enormous amounts of energy, and that means plenty of greenhouse gas emissions.
- Reduce Your Food Waste.
Approximately 40 percent of food is thrown away in America, and... households are by far the main culprits.
- Plant Trees
by Stephen Q. Shafer, Saugerties NY, Sept 16 2018
Planting trees and preserving woodland is extremely worthwhile, and warrants strong emphasis in a climate smart community.
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