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Humpback Leo

Team4_Humpback Whales

"Good luck to my team for the contest"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 545 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    66
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    110
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    205
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted

Humpback's Actions

Electricity

Save electricity

Try your best to not waste electricity and turn of lights when you don't need them on

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Learn about the Need for Family Planning

Health and Education

I will spend at least 15 minutes learning more about the need for family planning globally.

Completed
One-Time Action

Coastal, Ocean, and Engineered Sinks

Building With Carbon Storing Waste Products

Engineered Sinks

I will spend at least 10 minute(s) researching how people can build with carbon-storing materials - including agricultural byproducts - and discuss it with my peers or post to social media.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars

I will spend at least 20 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

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

Action Track: Building Resilience

Plant Trees

Temperate Forest Restoration

I will plant 1 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

Properly Dispose of Refrigerants

Refrigerant Management

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning how to properly dispose of my refrigerator, freezer, and other refrigerants at the end of their useful lives.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

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 7
DAILY ACTIONS

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.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

Listen to the Planet Money Podcast – “Sell Me Your Climate Bombs”

Planet Money recently interviewed the co-founders of Tradewater to learn about the dangerous impact that old refrigerants have on our environment. I will listen to the podcast to learn more about this necessary solution in fighting a climate crisis.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

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 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Smaller Portions

Reduced Food Waste

I will use smaller plates and/or serve smaller portions when dishing out food.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

No food waste

I will try my best to waste the least food as possible

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Eat Mindfully

I will eat all of my meals without distractions, e.g., phone, computer, TV, or newspaper.

COMPLETED 7
DAILY ACTIONS

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    Humpback Leo 2/23/2021 7:04 AM
    Its going really great so far

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    Humpback Leo 2/08/2021 6:38 AM
    Its going pretty great in my opinion
  • Reflection Question
    Health and Education Learn about the Need for Family Planning
    What did you learn about the need for family planning? How do the needs of different people in different places compare to each other?

    Humpback Leo's avatar
    Humpback Leo 2/04/2021 6:45 AM
    Sometimes people in different places will be used to different things

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    Humpback Leo 2/04/2021 6:41 AM
    It is going very well so far

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    Humpback Leo 2/02/2021 7:01 AM
    It is going well so far  
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Stay on the Ground
    What was your process like for restructuring your trip? How can you avoid more air travel in the future?

    Humpback Leo's avatar
    Humpback Leo 2/02/2021 6:59 AM
    By using cars instead of planes
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle
    Reducing (or eliminating) exhaust emissions and improving public health are two benefits of green vehicles. What other motivators inspire you to consider switching to a more fuel-efficient vehicle?

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    Humpback Leo 2/02/2021 6:59 AM
    Lots because I am about to get a hybrid car anyway
  • Reflection Question
    Industry Listen to the Planet Money Podcast – “Sell Me Your Climate Bombs”
    What was the most surprising thing you learned from this podcast?

    Humpback Leo's avatar
    Humpback Leo 2/02/2021 6:58 AM
    Everything was mostly surprising
  • Reflection Question
    Coastal, Ocean, and Engineered Sinks Building With Carbon Storing Waste Products
    How feasible do you think it is for society to build with agricultural waste products?

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    Humpback Leo 2/02/2021 6:55 AM
    No it is not feasible in my opinion

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    Humpback Leo 2/02/2021 6:53 AM
    It is pretty good and its a great website