climate change action

Brazilian tribal chief uses technology to help save his people, and curb deforestation

“Wielding the tools of the 21st century, the 1,300-member tribe has delved into a complex scheme in which governments or companies pay for forest preservation, contributing to a system that, if fully realized, would help end large-scale deforestation. By determining how much carbon is prevented from being released if the trees on Surui lands are …

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Sierra Club: Redwood Chapter Webinar

Redwood Chapter Webinar: Alternative actions for faster climate cooling It’s agonizing to watch the slow pace of our response to global warming. Carbon dioxide will take hundreds or even thousands of years to cycle out of the atmosphere after we stop burning fossil fuels, and converting to renewable energy requires major changes to our energy …

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This old coal plant is now a solar farm, thanks to pressure from local activists

One community at a time is taking climate change seriously. This is how they did it….. This old coal plant is now a solar farm, thanks to pressure from local activists In Massachusetts, one town fought to stop pollution–and ensured a just transition for workers at the coal plant. [Photo: Toxics Action Center] By Adele …

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Volunteers needed rain or shine: Forest Unlimited Tree planting this sunday

Forests Unlimited could use some volunteers for their annual native tree planting of 1,400 trees on Sunday January 6th. Please contact Harlie Rankin for directions and info. Here is your chance to make a difference. When: Saturday, January 5th and Sunday, January 6th   Where: We will be shuttling to Wildwood Conservation Foundation. Please RSVP to …

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