CROWDSOURCING SUSTAINABILITY

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“This is the moment” + opportunities to take action!

“This is the moment” + opportunities to take action!

Surprise! This newsletter is more time-sensitive than usual so I wanted to get it out as quickly as possible. Two things for you today: Check out our latest podcast episode on how to effectively advocate for climate policy & the important policies up in the air...

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...

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 Change: The 5 Things You Need to Know

Climate Change: The 5 Things You Need to Know

Straight talk on climate change. Find out why it’s the biggest problem of the 21st century, what it means for society going forward, whether we have it under control (we don’t), and what it all means for you. This is a six-part series, so you can skip around. They’re all worth a read.

How to Help Stop Climate Change

How to Help Stop Climate Change

Learn how to minimize your personal footprint and maximize your impact to affect sustainable change. This post explores strategies you can utilize, what the average carbon footprint looks like, and provides a menu of actionable ideas to choose from to get you started.

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...

Connecting the Crowdsourcing Sustainability Community

Connecting the Crowdsourcing Sustainability Community

  I'm excited to let you know that the Crowdsourcing Sustainability community finally has a place to connect and collaborate!! Our slack group is live. And I would love for you to: Read the quick manifesto below to see why this group exists, who it's for, and...

Theory of Change

Theory of Change

How is Crowdsourcing Sustainability helping to reverse global warming? The IPCC says we need “rapid and far-reaching transitions” in all aspects of society that are “unprecedented in terms of scale”. Fortunately, we already have the solutions to reverse global...

The Climate Crisis: Where we stand and what to do about it

The Climate Crisis: Where we stand and what to do about it

The climate crisis is not just another issue. It is an era. This is the main thing people are still totally failing to grasp so let me repeat it: The climate crisis is not just another issue. It is an era. "Climate change and our response to it is going to change the...

Climate Change is Happening NOW

Climate Change is Happening NOW

A look at how drastically our climate has changed, why we haven’t really noticed, and recent extreme weather amplified by climate change.