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Opportunities to Make a Difference

Option 1 - Tell your mayor / city council to support climate friendly communities

Send an email today!

Potential talking points

- We need steep reductions in carbon emissions to hit global climate targets

- That means our communities need to be denser, greener, more efficient and walkable

- Three to four story carbon neutral buildings are the ideal scale to enable the transformation

Option 2 - Make your home more efficient

Schedule a home energy audit with a local provider

An audit will provide a prioritize list of the upgrades that will save energy and in turn cut costs and carbon emissions

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy

Show Notes

This Week's Reason for Hope

19th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species just wrapped up in Panama

Parties agreed to new and revised trade regulations on 600 animal and plant species

List includes array of species from sharks to frogs to tropical trees


New protections for sharks, songbirds, frogs and more at CITES trade summit (

Other Resources

Vishaan Chakrabarti: A vision of sustainable housing for all of humanity | TED Talk

PAU | Who