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Happy Earth Month! Open Climate Action Discussion Thread

LindseyKirchoff
Community Manager
Community Manager
Content Writer,Pledge 1%

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It's that time of the year! Happy Earth Month to all! Climate action has always been critical, but this year's rising geopolitical tensions make climate issues all the more urgent. All month, the Pledge 1% blog will highlight member case studies, expert tips, and actionable next steps. 

 

But now? We're passing you the microphone. This is your open thread to discuss all things climate action.  You can...

 

  • Share tools or strategies that you've found helpful in addressing climate change
  • Talk about any current news or articles that intrigue you
  • Ask questions or for advice from our community of members 

You have the floor! Let's get chatty. 

9 REPLIES 9

Kate_Stone
Path Finder

The team at Australian Philanthropic Services have put together a list of charities working on climate change in Australia if you are looking for education on the challenges or a great organisation to fund.

jaime_barclay
Ambassador
Head of Social Impact and Public Policy,Momentive

This is really helpful, Kate! Thank you for sharing. 

LaurenBlack
Collaborator
Social Impact Specialist,Atlassian

Thanks Kate! Just used this to create giving opportunities in Benevity for our sustainability week 🙂 

leighanne852
Adventurer
,TrainingPros

At TrainingPros, we have a one-for-one commitment to plant a tree for each consultant we place on assignment. To date, we have planted 1400 trees. 

IdeaSpy
Adventurer
,IdeaSpies

We share Climate ideas, explained simply. Please check them and share those you like. We have an IdeaBank in the menu to submit more. Our Climate Editor is the highly regarded Jeremy Wright AM. This is his recent Climate podcast

InesGarcia
Discoverer
Agile Coach, Consultant, Author,Get Agile

For tools and strategies I have to point to the previous entry here : ) https://community.pledge1percent.org/t5/Member-Projects/GetAgile-Writes-the-Book-for-Social-Impact-M...

 

Also if you haven’t yet, do watch this episode: “a circular economy at scale”, it’s priceless: https://ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/videos/the-next-step-a-circular-economy-at-scale

 

And last but not least, a super quick and meaningful CALL TO ACTION: An astonishing £2 in every £10 of our pensions are linked to deforestation. Make sure everyone’s money helps protect nature, not destroy it. Sign the petition now takes 30 seconds  http://makemymoneymatter.co.uk/deforestation

Ines Garcia
Author amazon.com/author/inesgarcia
Agile Coach CSP-SM | Salesforce MVP | Inventor | Author

BooneBergsma
Adventurer

Blockchain Laboratories LLC is a web3 venture studio developing ESG digital assets and protocols that have Triple Bottom Line ROI. We are working on DeFi and DApps in the voluntary carbon markets, forest conservation, real estate, and cause-integrated digital advertising. We invented “ESG NFTs” and were the first to issue digital assets representing rights to future CO2 sequestered from perpetually conserved forest land. Please check out https://www.carbonlandtrust.com/ if you are a landowner and want to make more money protecting trees than cutting them done, or if our a brand looking for the highest quality carbon removals. And if you love nature and want to help protect it for future generations please check out https://www.carbonlanddao.com/ a nature preserve timeshare. Both platforms work together to rapidly scale forest conservation and voluntary carbon market.

The Forest
Adventurer

I have recently discovered the En-Roads climate Solutions simulator... it is an online simulator that lets users test and explore climate solutions. It is really interesting to see what kinds of policies and actions will actually help us reduce emissions and keep the global temperature from rising! Check out this free tool here: https://www.climateinteractive.org/en-roads/

asheen
Adventurer
,PagerDuty

En-Roads is amazing. I attended a demo by John Sterman (he's the MIT professor in the photo on the homepage who, well, looks like an old MIT professor) and was so blown away. I've been meaning to do the En-Roads Ambassador training -- it's free and virtual, the next one starts on May 16: https://learn.climateinteractive.org/course/camp

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