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Koala Oscar

Team Koala

"For all those people out their, We Will Survive! We will face and defeat this threat and show people we must act now! "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 758 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    128
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    128
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    178
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    9
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    16
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed

Koala's Actions

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.

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

Food

Learn More about Regenerative Agriculture

Conservation Agriculture, Regenerative Annual Cropping

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning about the need for more regenerative agriculture.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Learn the Truth About Expiration Dates

Reduced Food Waste

I will spend at least 1 minutes learning how to differentiate between sell by, use by, and best by dates.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Explore Other Transportation Solutions

All Transportation Solutions

I will spend at least 1 minutes researching other Drawdown Transportation Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars

I will spend at least 1 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

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

Food

Learn More about Silvopasture

Silvopasture

I will spend at least 2 minutes watching videos and/or reading about the environmental benefits of silvopasture.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

I will eat less food that produce more methane, such as beans. I will d this one time.

No more methane!

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

Buildings and Cities

Upgrade My Windows

Insulation

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

Completed
One-Time Action

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

Electricity Generation

Use LED Light Bulbs

My goal is to encourage people to use LED light bulbs because they are more efficient.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Try Carpooling

Carpooling

I will commute by carpool 8 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Smaller Portions

Reduced Food Waste

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

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

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community Learn about Local Indigenous Practices
    What did you learn about indigenous peoples' land management that you can apply in your own life?

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    Koala Oscar 2/28/2020 8:35 AM
    They put the community's needs as one of the most important things to them.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Explore Other Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions
    What did you find out? What is the most interesting fact you learned?

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    Koala Oscar 2/28/2020 8:32 AM
    I found out that meat causes the most emissions, and it is better to eat things like fish and vegetables because they cause the least amount of emissions.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Learn More about Regenerative Agriculture
    Clean air, clean water and healthy food are just three reasons to care about regenerative agriculture. What are some other reasons? How could/does regenerative agriculture positively impact you and your community?

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    Koala Oscar 2/28/2020 8:31 AM
    It uses less pollutants in farming which reduces emissions from farming a lot.
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Research and Advocate for High-Speed Rail
    What are the factors that influence your choice of transportation? These can include things like money, time, and convenience, as well as perceptions of danger or safety. What would need to change for you to regularly choose more climate-friendly options?

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    Koala Oscar 2/28/2020 8:29 AM
    Factors that influence how I travel are usually things like the cost, and the duration of the flight/drive.
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Explore Other Transportation Solutions
    What did you find out? What is the most interesting fact you learned?

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    Koala Oscar 2/28/2020 8:28 AM
    I learned that trucks and bigger vehicles tend to make a lot of emissions, and people should explore options like the Tesla Semi Truck which are completely electric
  • Reflection Question
    Transport 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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    Koala Oscar 2/28/2020 8:26 AM
    Fuel efficient vehicles can go much farther on so much less fuel.

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    Koala Oscar 2/28/2020 8:25 AM
    Koalas! We are in a deep and hot pit that we cannot escape, i am sorry but its mathematically impossible to get 5000 points in one day, it look like this is one battle we cannot win...

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    Koala Oscar 2/26/2020 4:10 PM
    Does anyone know why Angelo isn't on the team?

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    Koala Oscar 2/26/2020 4:08 PM
    Remember Everyone this is not about winning, its the fight against climate change we are here for. We should all strive to do more not for points nor bragging rights. We must focus on the main, lurking, enemy, Climate Change!

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    Koala Oscar 2/21/2020 7:24 AM
    Koalas good luck and help save out climate!