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Coral Jack

Team Coral

"My mission is to reduce my Carbon Footprint and hopefully help others to reduce theirs"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 1,153 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    27
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    54
    miles
    traveled by bike
  • up to
    246
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    270
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    27
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    26
    minutes
    spent learning

Coral's Actions

Electricity Generation

Learn More About Geothermal Energy

Geothermal Power

I will spend at least 3 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of geothermal energy and consider investing in this technology.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Stay on the Ground

Telepresence, High-Speed Rail

Instead of traveling by plane, I will find an alternative way to accomplish the goals of an upcoming trip (i.e. telepresence, vacation locally).

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Smart Seafood Choices

Ocean Farming

I will visit seafoodwatch.org or download the app and commit to making better seafood choices for a healthier ocean.

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings and Cities

Explore Other Buildings Solutions

All Buildings Solutions

I will spend at least 3 minutes researching other Drawdown Buildings Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Use

Learn about Temperate Forests

Temperate Forest Restoration

I will spend at least 3 minutes learning more about the environmental services provided by and the environmental issues affecting temperate forests.

Completed
One-Time Action

Materials

Fix Leaky Faucets

Low-Flow Fixtures

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water a day or 270 (1,020 L) gallons of water a month per faucet.

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Use

Research Peatlands

Peatland Protection and Rewetting

I will spend 3 minutes researching the environmental benefits of peatlands and what is being done around the world to conserve and restore them.

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 1

Tropical Forest Restoration

I will spend at least 2 minutes researching the impact of my diet to see how it contributes to deforestation.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Research and Advocate for High-Speed Rail

High-Speed Rail

I will spend at least 1 minutes researching and advocating for a comprehensive high speed rail network in my country/region.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity Generation

Spread the Word about Energy Alternatives

All Electricity Solutions

I will research and tell 1 people each day about the benefits of alternative energy sources like wind turbines, solar energy, geothermal energy, and methane digesters.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Materials

Research Cement Alternatives

Alternative Cement

I will spend at least 1 minutes researching cement alternatives that reduce the carbon footprint of concrete.

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings and Cities

Go by Bike

Bicycle Infrastructure

I will commute by bike 2 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

I will enjoy 1 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Land Use

Local Perennial Biomass

Perennial Biomass Production

I will spend at least 5 minutes finding out if anyone is working on perennial biomass projects in my region and how I can get involved.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Explore Other Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions

All Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions

I will spend at least 1 minutes researching other Drawdown Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Materials

Recycle Everything I Can

Recycling

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will research and recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community, making sure to not contaminate recyclables with non-recyclables.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Materials

Practice the 5 R's

Recycling

I will Practice the "5 Rs" — refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose, and recycle — to reduce my waste more than I can with just recycling alone.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Materials

Properly Dispose of Refrigerants

Refrigerant Management

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning how to properly dispose of my refrigerator, freezer, and other refrigerants at the end of their useful lives.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Coral Jack's avatar
    Coral Jack 2/28/2020 8:25 AM
    Lets finish strong Coral peoples
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Generation Learn More About Geothermal Energy
    Geothermal energy is reliable, abundant, and efficient. Project Drawdown states that public investment will play a crucial role in its expansion. In what ways (i.e. with money, time, advocacy) can you invest in geothermal energy?

    Coral Jack's avatar
    Coral Jack 2/28/2020 4:03 AM
    Geothermal energy is thermal energy stored in the earth hence its name
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Stay on the Ground
    What was your process like for restructuring your trip? How can you avoid more air travel in the future?

    Coral Jack's avatar
    Coral Jack 2/28/2020 3:59 AM
    I am going to Jacksonville in a little while by car
  • Reflection Question
    Food Smart Seafood Choices
    Many states and countries have advisories on eating fish. Find out what is advised for your region. Do you think your diet choices fall within these guidelines? What steps do you need to take to make sure that they do?

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    Coral Jack 2/27/2020 9:37 AM
    I learned tons about making good choices with seafood

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    Coral Jack 2/27/2020 9:36 AM
    Are we in first place????

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    Coral Jack 2/27/2020 8:50 AM
    Guys we need to pass Orca!


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    Coral Jack 2/26/2020 1:57 PM
    Did we hit 10000 points yet???

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    Coral Jack 2/25/2020 7:00 AM
    I just hit 800 points I am happy!!!

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    Coral Jack 2/24/2020 3:45 PM
    We are in first place by so much, lets keep this lead guys


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    Coral Jack 2/21/2020 5:43 AM
    We have hit 6000 points I am proud of you soldiers!!!!!