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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                Reward cleaner air with free public Wi-Fi Internet

                In Amsterdam, a start-up is testing out a new air pollution monitoring device that triggers on to provide free and secure Internet ...
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                  Make zero food waste a national priority

                  The United States as a country is so awash in abundance that we use 10 percent of the total national energy budget to bring food from ...
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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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                      To bring fresh fruit and veggies to food deserts, turn old buses into mobile food markets

                      A promising program in Toronto, Canada is bringing fruits and veggies to impoverished communities in an unusual way: through a grocery ...
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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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                          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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                              Recycle E-waste Safely

                              Our old iPads and iPhones and other devices contribute to a growing world-wide tonage of e-waste, much of which is toxic and shipped to ...
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                                EPA: No lead in small plane fuel

                                Small planes are #1 cause of airborne lead – totally fixable. The EPA must ban lead from small planes – just like in large ...
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