Orca Jacob

Team Orca

"Lets get some co2"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 678 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    300
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    300
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    19
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    3
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    31,210
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    12
    locally sourced meals
    consumed

Challenges

Food

Support Local Food Systems

#4 Plant-Rich Diet

I will source 100 percent of my food from local producers each day. This could include signing up for a local CSA, buying from a farmer's market, visiting a food co-op, foraging with a local group, or growing my own ingredients.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transport

Use Muscle Power

#49 Cars

I will cut my car trip mileage by only taking necessary trips, and I will only use muscle-powered transportation for all other trips.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Transport

Try Carpooling

#75 Ridesharing

I will commute by carpool 100 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to -15.88 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Women and Girls

Start a Social Media Campaign

#6 Educating Girls

Through social media, I will raise awareness about gender inequity in education by sharing the information found in the links below.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Women and Girls

Support Women-Owned Businesses

#62 Women Smallholders

I will shop from women-owned business(es) today.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY CHALLENGES

Electricity Generation

Learn More About Geothermal Energy

#18 Geothermal

I will spend at least 2400 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of geothermal energy and consider investing in this technology.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Explore Other Buildings and Cities Solutions

All Buildings and Cities Solutions

I will spend at least 2400 minutes researching other Drawdown Buildings and Cities Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Research Retrofitting Incentives

#80 Retrofitting

I will spend at least 2400 minutes finding out if my city, region, state, or country offers incentives for retrofitting existing buildings.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Research Heat Pumps

#42 Heat Pumps

I will spend at least 2400 minutes researching heat pumps to see if installing one makes sense for my home/building.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Research Barriers to Participation and Representation

#6 Educating Girls, #7 Family Planning, #62 Women Smallholders

I will spend at least 2400 minutes learning more about the barriers to women's equal participation and representation around the world.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Learn about the Need for Family Planning

#7 Family Planning

I will spend at least 2400 minutes learning more about the need for family planning globally.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Research Women-Owned Businesses

#62 Women Smallholders

I will spend 2400 minutes each day researching women-owned businesses I can support when shopping.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Materials

Research Cement Alternatives

#36 Alternative Cement

I will spend at least 2400 minutes researching cement alternatives that reduce the carbon footprint of concrete.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Materials

Properly Dispose of Refrigerants

#1 Refrigerant Management

I will spend at least 2400 minutes learning how to properly dispose of my refrigerator, freezer, and other refrigerants at the end of their useful lives.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transport

Explore Other Transport Solutions

All Transport Solutions

I will spend at least 2400 minutes researching other Drawdown Transport Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transport

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

#26 Electric Vehicles

I will spend at least 2400 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transport

Research and Advocate for High-Speed Rail

#66 High-Speed Rail

I will spend at least 2400 minutes researching and advocating for a comprehensive high speed rail network in my country/region.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Action Track: Social Justice

Learn about Local Indigenous Practices

#39 Indigenous Peoples' Land Management

I will spend at least 2400 minutes learning how local indigenous tribes are caring for the land by attending a training, workshop, or presentation.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Food

Learn the Truth About Expiration Dates

#3 Reduced Food Waste

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transport

Stay on the Ground

#43 Airplanes, #63 Telepresence

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 Challenge

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