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Charles Cowell

6th APES 21-22

Points Total

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  • 275 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning

Charles's Actions

Buildings

Plan to Insulate

Insulation

I will find out how to make my home more energy efficient through better insulation and weatherization.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Encourage my company and/or organization to measure and manage their carbon footprint

Organizations have a responsibility to make sustainable business decisions. To understand how to improve sustainable practices, it’s important to start with understanding the current impact. I will share the Tradewater Business Carbon Calculator with my organization.

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Sinks

Choose Better Wood Products

Forest Protection

I will only purchase wood and paper products from ecologically certified sources like Forest Stewardship Council.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Invite a friend to calculate the carbon footprint of their household

Individual actions are important, but people and organizations working together can make a real impact. I will share a carbon calculator with a friend and invite them to calculate the carbon footprint of their household.

Completed
One-Time Action

Coastal, Ocean, and Engineered Sinks

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

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  • Reflection Question
    Buildings Plan to Insulate
    What are some of the benefits of making your home more energy efficient?

    Charles Cowell's avatar
    Charles Cowell 4/17/2022 2:27 PM
    Making your home more energy efficient lowers the cost of your heating and cooling bills. Also it saves energy it is better for the environment.
  • Reflection Question
    Land Sinks Choose Better Wood Products
    Beyond carbon sequestration, what other benefits do forests offer you personally?

    Charles Cowell's avatar
    Charles Cowell 2/28/2022 12:35 PM
    Wood and paper for my personal use and a variety of food products.
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Invite a friend to calculate the carbon footprint of their household
    What kinds of discussions did you have, or are you hoping to have with friends about climate change?

    Charles Cowell's avatar
    Charles Cowell 2/11/2022 4:26 PM
    We had very intriguing and fulfilling discussions about our carbon footprint.
  • Reflection Question
    Coastal, Ocean, and Engineered Sinks 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?

    Charles Cowell's avatar
    Charles Cowell 2/01/2022 10:35 AM
    Yes I do think that my diet choices fall within these guidelines.