January 1 - January 31, 2020

The Carbon Killers

Siskiyou Climate Crew

We are kicking off 2020 by joining forces to reduce our carbon footprint! Inspired by Greta Thunberg, we are bringing our A-game to help turn the tide on climate change.

Points Total

  • 286 Today
  • 286 This Week
  • 8,462 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    60
    miles
    traveled by carpool
  • up to
    4
    people
    helped
  • up to
    56
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    73
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    3,151
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    411
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    270
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    6
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    3
    pounds of paper
    have been saved
  • up to
    216
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    25
    zero-waste meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    6
    donations
    made
  • up to
    276
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    270
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    660
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • January 20 at 5:56 PM
    My problem is...I eat everything on my plate...and was raised to do so. There is no "waste" involved...but I could easily eat half of what I do and still be fine...better for it even. If I order pizza...always large, cheeseburger, double, dessert, absolutely! SO, no more of that...and that is a challenge!
  • January 20 at 5:53 PM
    I was peddling up the hill today, minding my own business, headed to White Rabbit for some gravity therapy when no less than 5 electric sleds passed me...like I was going in reverse...lol. I was envious of the ease at which they were kinda sorta peddling up the hill. It made me think, however, about electric power overall and how it had changed...
  • January 20 at 11:48 AM
    Tidal energy has been around in some places for quite a while (France, starting in 1966),, and is definitely a good fit for small countries with comparatively large amounts of coast line versus land mass. It is expensive to install, and we still don't know all the affects on marine life. Toxic elements can leach out of the materials used to...
  • January 20 at 11:32 AM
    I actually try to incorporate all of these things. Library books instead of buying books. Repurposing stuff all the time. But mainly it is refusing. Owning less makes me happy!
  • January 20 at 11:29 AM
    Spending time outside (this includes my yard!) reduces anxiety, depression, and anger. It SUBSTANTIALLY reduces  stress hormones. Essential tree oils, such as phytoncides found in forest air (pine trees and cypress tend to be the richest), increase energy levels by more than 30 percent.The smell of these tree oils conjures a general state of...
  • January 19 at 9:32 PM
    I love all the new info coming in and seeing all the different ways people are making an impact. I’m trying to get better about logging in but the takeaways that are coming from this challenge are so much bigger than just one competition. 

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Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: The Carbon Killers Challenger Team Members: 26 Challenger Points: 8462 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Fantastic No Plastics Challenged Team Members: 24 Challenged Points: 8326 Winning?: