Little things add up over time—here's how to help.

Climate change seems overwhelming, but there are simple steps that you can do to help make a difference.

Green Your Commute

Green Your Commute

Choose self-powered or mass transit. You’ll lower your GHG emissions and keep fit.

Be Energy Efficient

Be Energy Efficient

Turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use and purchase efficient appliances.

Be Informed and Get Involved

Be Informed & Get Involved

Do your part to learn about climate change and make sure our leaders do as well!

Throw Away Less Garbage

Throw Away Less Garbage

Landfills are a leading producer of methane gas, a greenhouse gas—recycle instead.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Conserve energy, save money, and reduce emissions from manufacturing.

Use Water Efficiently

Use Water More Efficiently

It takes a lot of energy to pump and treat water. Saving water reduces GHG emissions.

Eat Local

Buy and Eat Local Foods

Choose foods that are local, organic, and low on the food chain. Support small farms in your area.

Choose Renewable Power Options

Choose Renewable Power

You can buy green power from your local power company or modify your house to create your own.

Fly Less

Fly Less

Flying has a greater impact per passenger mile than any other mode of transport.

Support and Donate

Support and Donate

Help the groups that can make a difference to be able to do so. A list can be found below.

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Save power at the office

Place your computer into energy savings mode and turn off office equipment when you're not using it.

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Weatherize Your home

Sealing the gaps around your doors and windows will make you more comfortable and save energy!

Organizations that support climate change research and environmental awareness

Here are seven of my favorite organizations that support climate change. was founded with the goal of uniting climate activists into a movement, with a strategy of bottom-up organizing around the world.

David Suzuki Foundation

A Canadian organization that works to conserve the environment and find solutions that will create a sustainable Canada through science-based research, education, and policy work.

National Geographic Society

A global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting our planet. They fund hundreds of research and conservation projects around the world each year.

Polar Bears International

Working to conserve polar bears and the sea ice they depend on. They also work to inspire people to care about the Arctic and its connection to our global climate.

Sierra Club

Founded by John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is the United States' largest grassroots environmental organization—with more than two million members and supporters.

Union of Concerned Scientists

Combines technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.

World Wildlife Fund

Combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.