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How to get your city to zero emissions ASAP

How to get your city to zero emissions ASAP

We recently had the pleasure of hosting a webinar featuring the two people in charge of the United States's most ambitious local climate action plan. Luis Aguirre-Torres and Rebecca Evans are designing and implementing Ithaca, New York's Green New Deal, which has two...

How to decarbonize your city ASAP! (upcoming webinar)

Two quick ones for you this week! ​CS webinar with two people leading the most ambitious local climate action plan in the US (decarbonizing Ithaca, NY by 2030 with a Green New Deal!) Our first CS team podcast is now live. ​ Upcoming webinar: How to decarbonize your...

Your climate journey & climate action guide

Your climate journey & climate action guide

If you're reading this, odds are you're on a climate journey. I think of a climate journey as the unique path each of us takes over time as we learn more about the planetary emergency and decide what to do about it. I've been on my climate journey for nearly a decade...

Climate justice, activism, and revolutionary love

Climate justice, activism, and revolutionary love

Hi y'all, Today I'm excited to share a wonderful podcast episode with a youth climate activist from the Philippines, Mitzi Jonelle Tan. "I grew up afraid of drowning in my own bedroom." - Mitzi Jonelle Tan Quick context: climate change and activism in the Philippines...

Top climate nonprofits & the state of climate philanthrophy!

Top climate nonprofits & the state of climate philanthrophy!

There are SO many important causes to support (e.g. human rights, human health, ending poverty, education, racial/social/economic justice, ending world hunger, animal welfare, and many more). They're all 100% worth supporting. But we are at risk of losing all of the...

My Climate Story

My Climate Story

Just a quick one for you today! The newsletter I was originally planning on writing got derailed because I got Covid earlier this week. (For those who want to know - I've been incredibly tired but I think it's a mild-ish case, I'm trending in the right direction, and...

Climate solutions at work: a guide for employees!

Climate solutions at work: a guide for employees!

Companies arguably exercise more power than both governments and citizens in today's society. So what they choose to do (or not do) really matters. Especially when it comes to climate. They're starting to move in the right direction. But they still have a long way to...

Some quick food for thought

Some quick food for thought

Quick one for you this week! I just finished recording a podcast with Jamie Beck Alexander who works over at Drawdown Labs. She shared lots of fantastic insights on the power employees have to help make their companies true climate leaders (getting companies to shift...

Align your company with a 1.5°C world!

Align your company with a 1.5°C world!

Today's newsletter and podcast are for anyone who works at a company. Or knows someone who does that cares about the climate crisis. My hope is that this leads to more people taking steps to help get their companies in alignment with the Paris Agreement and a 1.5°C...

Most effective climate actions. And a directory to connect around them!

Most effective climate actions. And a directory to connect around them!

I just finished my 30th lap around the sun this week! And I'm trying to convince myself this will be the best decade. So if you have any sage advice on how to make that happen, please do share it 🙂 What I have for you today: Top 12 Climate Actions. We're launching...

Best Climate & Sustainability Documentaries! 🎥📺🍿

Best Climate & Sustainability Documentaries! 🎥📺🍿

I'm starting to put together a fairly holistic guide to climate action that builds on everything I've learned and created in the last 3.5 years since starting Crowdsourcing Sustainability. For it to be complete, I need to make a few more lists (so far I've done best...

Systems change, Multisolving, and the power to change direction

Systems change, Multisolving, and the power to change direction

I think you are really going to enjoy listening to our latest podcast guest, Dr. Elizabeth Sawin. She's brilliant, thoughtful, and has been working on climate for decades. In my notes from re-watching our conversation, I jotted down "a beautiful mind". But before...

The 4-day workweek

The 4-day workweek

From Iceland to Spain to Japan - from Microsoft to Unilever to Kickstarter - governments and hundreds of corporations are increasingly experimenting with and planning for 4-day workweeks (while keeping the same pay and benefits). And so far, the pilots and research...

Climate groups by profession/industry – get connected!

Climate groups by profession/industry – get connected!

Before diving in, a quick heads up - Crowdsourcing Sustainability is looking for some new teammates to help with developing a new climate impact tool, SEO, and uploading content/social media. So if any of these feel like a good fit for you, please do apply (and let me...

Some super important things to understand 🌎

Some super important things to understand 🌎

Today I'm sharing some key, high-level ideas and research that I've found to be extremely helpful in understanding where we stand and where we may be going. I hope it helps you to wrap your head around everything a bit more too! Big Picture: Where society stands The...

Questions & quotes – I want to hear from you!

Questions & quotes – I want to hear from you!

I don't know about you but I'm a little overwhelmed with everything happening (and not happening) in the climate space right now...not to mention the democracy space. You know, the little things. Anyway, you already know what I think about those. This week I want to...

The world that is…and what it *could* be (part 2!)

The world that is…and what it *could* be (part 2!)

This is the second half of a 2-part newsletter (here's part 1). And it's the longest newsletter I've ever written. Turns out it takes a while to paint a picture of a totally transformed future world. So if you happen to be pressed for time now, I'd encourage you to...

The world that is…and what it *could* be (part 1)

The world that is…and what it *could* be (part 1)

I'm pretty excited about this one because I think it's super important for us to have a better understanding of the world as it is today and, critically, have a picture in our minds of the future world that we want to live in - the safer, healthier, and more just...

Sustainable investing, Green New Deal workshop, and big oil

Sustainable investing, Green New Deal workshop, and big oil

I've got a few things for you this week: New video & podcast on sustainable investing Upcoming Green New Deal workshop organized by some awesome grandmothers Big oil: Some good & bad news But first, a huge thank you to everyone who donated after reading last...

3 year anniversary updates & opportunities to help!

3 year anniversary updates & opportunities to help!

It's May 2021, meaning I've been writing this newsletter and building this organization full-time for more than 3 years now. (saving the enormous thank you to everyone who has helped to make this happen for the end 🙂 Here's some of what we've accomplished so far:...

Reality check

Reality check

This week I'm just going to share excerpts from some important articles I read recently. To be honest, I don't care much for their titles, but the articles themselves are all worth reading. And then I'll share some brief thoughts. ​ ​“Big Words, And Little Action”:...