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Nadia Lane

Nadia Lane

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Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    6
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Nadia's Actions

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Reduce Single-Use Disposables

Bioplastics

Cheap, single-use items and disposable packaging end up blowing around as litter more often in poor and POC-majority neighborhoods. I will avoid buying and using 1 single-use plastics and instead replace them with durable options.

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DAILY ACTION

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn about Local Indigenous Practices

Indigenous Peoples' Forest Tenure

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning how local indigenous tribes are caring for the land by participating in a training, workshop, or presentation.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Start a Social Media Campaign

Health and Education

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

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DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Make School More Affordable

Health and Education

I will raise funds to help make school affordable for girls around the world.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Help Students Overcome Health Barriers

Health and Education

I will donate 1 Femme Kit(s) to help people who menstruate overcome health and sanitation barriers to being able to attend school.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Coastal, Ocean, and Engineered Sinks

Restore Wetlands

Coastal Wetland Restoration

I will volunteer 1 hours with a wetland restoration project in my region.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Industry

Launch a Recycling Program

Recycling

I will set up a recycling center at my workplace or school.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

Find a Local Climate-Friendly Supermarket

Refrigerant Management

I will explore the interactive map in the links below to find a supermarket that does not use HFC refrigerants near my home.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn about 'Green Gentrification'

Multiple Solutions

I will spend at least 2 minutes learning about green gentrification and how it relates to city planning for climate action.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community Reduce Single-Use Disposables
    What single-use items (e.g. straws, coffee cups, vegetable bags, plastic bags) do you regularly use? What could be substituted instead?

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    Nadia Lane 10/16/2020 7:19 PM
     I regularly use a reusable water bottle. It's a great way to keep my water bottles in the fridge and be used as a reusable beverage dispenser or thermos. When recycling, I recycle all of my waste products. I don't have to worry about how much I've wasted because it's just one small step towards reducing my carbon footprint. I use reusable bags instead of plastic bags for transportation purposes. If you're looking to reduce your energy consumption, consider switching from paper to electronic devices. This is especially important if you are using electricity or other renewable resources such as solar panels. If you want to save money on your electric bill, try switching to a battery-powered vehicle. 
  • Reflection Question
    Industry Find a Local Climate-Friendly Supermarket
    How close is the nearest climate-friendly supermarket to your home? How could you encourage local supermarket to reduce or phase out their use of HFC refrigerants?

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    Nadia Lane 10/16/2020 6:46 PM
    The answer is that it's not as simple as just buying a product. The best way to get involved in environmental sustainability is by making a difference. The more we can make a difference, the better the world will be for everyone. Making a difference in our own homes and communities and changing our habits and actions. Changing the way we live and work. Changing the way we think about food, water, energy, and waste management, reducing our carbon footprint, reducing the amount of time and money spent on transportation. We can use less energy and resources to produce more products and reduce our consumption of fossil fuels. We can lessen the amount of electricity used to power our cars and other appliances. We can cut down the amount of water used to heat our homes and offices. We can lower the use of renewable energy sources such as solar panels and wind turbines and making a difference in our own lives. By becoming a part of the solution. By way of involvement in our communities and businesses. With the supporting local charities that work with people who are affected by climate change.
  • Reflection Question
    Industry Launch a Recycling Program
    How can you take your commitment to sustainable living beyond yourself? How can you, personally, work toward broader change?

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    Nadia Lane 10/16/2020 6:31 PM
    Taking a step back and looking at the bigger picture. It's not just about changing the world; it's about changing ourselves. We need to stop focusing on what we the world; it's about changing ourselves. We can do this by being more conscious of our actions when we're in the process of making changes. This means that we must be aware of our own choices and make them as well. The next time you feel like giving up, remember that you are doing something good for the planet to get started with sustainability. Sustainable living begins with and individual choice. Start small, but then work your way to a larger scale.
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community Learn about 'Green Gentrification'
    Cities and towns need to plan for climate change. How can your city or town make its climate action plans equitable and socially just?

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    Nadia Lane 10/16/2020 6:19 PM
    By making it more inclusive by creating a climate-friendly environment. This means that every citizen has an equal opportunity to contribute and that everyone should participate in the process of climate change mitigation. The best way to do this is through the use of green technology. The benefits of green technology include reduced carbon emissions, improved air quality, and water conservation. Green technology also reduces greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, which are responsible for climate change. These benefits include lower energy bills, less pollution, and higher energy efficiency. The environmental impact of green technology cannot be overstated. There are numerous tactics to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with electricity generation through renewable energy sources. Solar panels, wind power, geothermal energy, and biofuels all positively impact the environment. However, they are not as efficient or environmentally friendly as other forms of energy production