10 Big, Really Hard Things We Can Do to Save the Planet

The Green Changemakers

It's a day when each of us is invited to take small, individual steps toward reducing our carbon footprints, limiting our waste, or restoring the environment. See how easy it is – and how fun – to do your part to save the planet? So screw the little things.

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Don’t Just Complain, Blame, or Worry. Do Something: How You Can Take Action for a Sustainable Planet

Conservancy Talk

On November 21, 2017, President and CEO Mark Tercek gave the keynote speech at Lake Erie College’s annual Founders Day event in Painesville, Ohio. The environmental movement needs today’s students on our side. We need all hands on deck to address the big challenges we face.

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Start the Year Off Right: Take Action on Climate Change Now

Conservancy Talk

Just before the end of 2017, I had the chance to speak to a group of college students about what they can do to act on climate change. The students of today will likely be the key to addressing the climate challenge. Second—get involved beyond the voting booth.

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Meet The Mexican Muslim Tree Huggers

Green Prophet

Beginning as a meeting once upon a time in Mexico, Trees Give Life is the co-effort of Arif Malik and performing artist Mohammed Yahya. Green Prophet talks to the organisation founders about why they are planting trees for religion. And what about the environment?

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Recycle Scrap Metal and Go Green

Green Living Ideas

The word is ubiquitous, found in leaflets, magazines, newspapers, and seen everywhere on TV. Scrap metal recycling is a big industry, and possibly one of the most environmentally-friendly industries we have. How does Scrap Metal Recycling Save the Planet. When you recycle metal, you save raw material by reusing the same metal again. You save the ores that naturally occur in the earth’s surface, preserving them for future generations.

Seattle as North America's First Carbon-Neutral City

The Green Changemakers

by Alex Steffen , 23 Nov 09 Last week, I stood on the stage at Seattle's Town Hall and called on Seattle to become North America's first carbon-neutral city, dropping its per capita climate emissions to nothing by 2030. That is our generation's Abolition, our era's World War Two.

Sustainability is destroying the Earth

The Green Changemakers

You want to question my lifestyle, my impact, my ecological footprint? There is a monster standing over us, with a footprint so large it can trample a whole planet underfoot, without noticing or caring. I refuse to sustain the monster. Make yourself out to be the good guy.

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