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Looking Back on 2011

December 23, 2011 | 11:23 pm | , President & CEO, The Climate Reality Project

Although there is still much work to do, we have made progress. Over the course of the past year we have seen the pendulum begin to swing back toward broad support for climate solutions.

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This holiday season, choose people over things

December 23, 2011 | 12:18 pm | , Research Director and Rapid Response Manager

Still trying to find that perfect gift for the impossible-to-shop-for relative/friend/mailman in your life, but nothing seems right? I always tell myself that I’ll buy more “green” gifts every year, but no matter how environmentally responsible, it’s still “stuff.”

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Green design, “Desi-style”

December 22, 2011 | 12:23 pm | , Solutions Analyst

GRIHA is quickly challenging some myths, such as the notion that a green building costs more. In fact, GRIHA buildings have had little or no cost differential, and some have even had lower construction costs. For the few projects that have had a small initial cost increase of up to 5%, the additional money is recovered almost immediately from energy and water savings that continue over the building’s lifetime.

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Roz Savage: Around the world with her own two hands

November 29, 2011 | 2:56 pm | , Communications Intern

This year, Roz Savage, environmental campaigner and our own Climate Presenter, became the first woman to row solo across “the big three” (the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans). A holder of multiple world records, Roz’s ultimate goal is to help people learn about environmental issues and inspire change through rowing.

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93 countries, 1083 cities and one goal

November 29, 2011 | 2:36 pm |

Two months ago, we invited you to take action by hosting a presentation in your community. The response we received was phenomenal. Over 1,800 leaders across the globe (and counting!) have requested a Climate Reality presentation. We’ve received requests from 93 countries, all 50 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, and over 1,083 cities across the globe. Your voice is helping us reach thousands. We’ve created this infographic to show the world that we are active around the globe, helping people learn about the climate crisis and move toward real solutions. What does this show? It shows that while progress on … Read More

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Has your mayor faced reality yet?

October 10, 2011 | 1:43 pm | , Research Associate

Has your mayor put your city or town on the map yet? If so, show him or her your support, and see how you can get involved in local efforts. If not, encourage your mayor to join the community of local leaders who are already busy confronting climate change!

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