The prospect of climate change might be overwhelming at times, and you may find yourself unsure of where to start. Perhaps you have taken some initial steps, but you are looking for additional inspiration. If so, then this page is for you!
Use the search tool below to filter organizations and projects that support the Project Drawdown Solutions.
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The Seattle Aquarium offers youth and adult volunteer programs. By volunteering, you can educate the public on marine conservation, learn more about restoring local coastal habitats, and advocate for climate justice while highlighting the beauty of ocean life all under the Seattle Aquarium’s mission: “Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.”
Located in Port Townsend, WA, The Dirt Rich School is an intensive, three-month course that educates participants in the world of permaculture, regenerative farming practices, alternatives to capitalist economies, and radical land-based living. This course focuses on reuniting humans with the land we live on, and respecting the life and beauty around us.
During storms and heavy rainfall, pollutants are carried from solid surfaces to local lakes and creeks, creating stormwater. This subsequently leads to sewer overflows and land erosion. In collaboration with the City of Seattle, RainWise provides households with the opportunity to control this runoff via rain gardens and cisterns, which also provide other benefits, such as flood prevention, beautiful landscaping, and summer irrigation.
Nori‘s doing something different to help reverse Climate Change. They are creating a marketplace 100% focused n removing carbon from the atmosphere. You can help drive climate change into reverse by buying Nori’s first carbon removals, and claim your certificate for carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere. You can see one of their first projects focused on regenerating soil health to promote carbon sequestration here.
Carbonfund.org works with the best certification bodies in the business to deliver the highest quality offsets. These include the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Standards, the American Carbon Registry, and the Verified Carbon Standard.
Cool Effect is a nonprofit working to provide individuals, businesses and universities with triple-verified, financially strong and ethically sound projects to offset their carbon footprint. The California Bay Area nonprofit also has a Travel Offset Tool which allows individuals to offset their travel based on flight duration. Check out their projects here.
Inspiring participation in global regeneration, starting with soil.
Six years ago, a group of friends gathered in Ryland Engelhart’s living room in Venice, CA, inspired by one thing – healthy soil microbes, working with plants and animals, can sequester carbon from the atmosphere.
They have several videos, education programs and programs focused on regenerating the earth through healthy soul. Find out more about them here.
Ecosia uses the profit they make from your searches to plant trees where they are needed most. Get the free browser extension and plant trees with every search. Backed by the powerful Bing search engine from Microsoft, you can download the mobile app, or add to Chrome, Firefox, Edge or add the new Mac App Extension.
As a part of their 17 Sustainability Goals for the planet, The United Nations has developed many ways to get into action including the Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World which is a great list of ideas of things you can do now – even from your couch.
The Carbon Leadership Forum is accelerating the transformation of the building sector to radically reduce the embodied carbon in building materials and construction through collective action.
We pioneer research, create resources, foster cross-collaboration, and incubate member-led initiatives to bring embodied carbon emissions of buildings down to zero.
We are architects, engineers, contractors, material suppliers, building owners, and policymakers who care about the future and are taking bold steps to decarbonize the built environment, with a keen focus on eliminating embodied carbon from buildings and infrastructure.
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