Change city zoning laws to ban new construction of fossil fuel projects

In the coming months and years, cities will move to the forefront of the climate change movement. Portland, Oregon took a bold step in ...
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    Sign the pledge to save Santa Claus’s home at the North Pole

    We all know Santa Claus and his elves live at the icy North Pole — but it won’t be for much longer. If the planet keeps heating ...
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      Build more Green Walls: Get cities to plant a crazy number of trees

      Verdant greenery captures more than the eye and enhance more than the beautiful scenery around town. Trees are also good for public ...
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        Law clinics for green-collar worker-run businesses

        The Green-Collar Communities Clinic (CG3) is the first and only law school clinic of its kind in the country: free legal, business, and ...
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          Charge extractive industries a severance fee for the damage they leave behind

          Extractive companies come and go, but the damage stays. When local communities welcome oil, gas, and mining business interests into ...
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            Retrain all remaining coal workers for great jobs in clean energy

            Clean energy is a booming sector, with the solar industry adding new jobs 12 times faster than the national job growth rate. ...
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              For a healthier climate and community, cities should stop requiring so much parking

              In order to combat climate change, we need to encourage people to use to mass transit rather than driving individual vehicles that run ...
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                Electric car-sharing programs for impoverished neighborhoods

                For Americans who aren’t rich, simply traveling to work, school, or the grocery store can be an expensive, time-consuming hassle. ...
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                  Children are taking climate change to the courts

                  The judiciary is familiar battleground for veteran climate activists, but today, it’s kids who are pioneering a new strategy in ...
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                    Build all new buildings with green roofs—with solar panels or rooftop gardens

                    The core idea behind “green roofs” is simple: use building rooftops to grow plants or generate clean energy with solar ...
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                      Awesome way to tackle a bunch of problems at the same time: cell phones waste, global poverty, climate change

                      Summary The global community faces a challenge: how do we lift developing nations out of poverty while avoiding the greenhouse ...
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                        Require expertise in climate threats to get an MBA degree from business school

                        Top business leaders in the U.S. and abroad are among the voices calling for carbon pricing, whether in the form of emissions trading ...
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                          Put solar panels on our national highways

                          Here’s a simple but powerful idea to help accelerate the clean energy revolution: put solar panels on our roads. Why let all that ...
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                            The European Union should refuse to admit climate denier Americans

                            Climate change is fact. The scientific consensus. The settled understanding of reality that should be assumed during the search for ...
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                              2020 Cities By 2020 Leading On Climate Change

                              Cities, not Congress, are leading the charge on climate change. It’s time to accelerate the movement to double the number of ...
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                                Google: integrate carbon pricing into your search engine

                                Let’s demand for Google and other tech companies to integrate carbon pricing or emissions trackers into all their relevant online ...
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                                  X Prize idea: technology that can make invisible carbon emissions visible

                                  What if we had a way to visualize in real-time the carbon dioxide emissions spewing out into our atmosphere, causing climate change? ...
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                                    An international climate club: to give ourselves bigger sticks to combat climate change

                                    To prevent global climate catastrophe, humanity needs bigger “sticks” to curb carbon pollution. But how can we enact the ...
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                                      Colleges: self-impose a carbon tax

                                      Dear college & university students, we can do something about climate change right on our nation’s campuses, with or without ...
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                                        Label Gas Pumps: “WARNING: Use of this fossil fuel contributes to climate change”

                                        Gas pumps should come with warning labels, just like tobacco products. That’s the proposal under debate in the city of North ...
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                                          Drag dirty fossil fuel CEOs trying to stay hidden into the sunlight

                                          Why don’t we know the names of the oil company CEO’s?  Let’s start a campaign to make oil company leadership ...
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                                            Turn Deserts into Power Plants

                                            Build wind and solar -power plants in sun-rich deserts and hook them into electrical grids to power regions that are sun-challenged.  ...
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                                              Ice Fishers Against Climate Change

                                              Organize Midwestern Ice Fishers in states like Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, New Hampshire, Maine and New York who are ...
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