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Climate Art: The Longitudinal Installation
by Xavier Cortada
Artist Xavier Cortada created an installation in Antarctica featuring quotes of people affected by climate change around the world. Creating this installation in a continent with no borders, the artist aims to diminish the man-made barriers in the world above it.
The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Toolbox
by Jing Fong
The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Toolbox offers a five-part series of lesson plans designed for use in high school classrooms. These interactive activities explore key themes surrounding Green-Collar Jobs Campaign's work, including: the green economy, eco-equity and eco-privilege, model cities, and restorative justice. We've identified compelling YES! articles to support teaching with these activities.
Who's Willing to Step Up
It turns out people are willing to make sacrifices to stop Global Warming: polling data from 23 countries confirms that people are ready to do what it takes.
The Amazing Power of Green Slime
by Margit Christenson
Using algae for biofuels as a possible solution. The oil in algae can be converted into biodiesel and its carbohydrate components into ethanol.
Terra Preta, a Solution Buried in the Dirt
by Brooke Jarvis
Agrichar is another solution to reducing the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.
Theme Guide :: Stop Global Warming Cold
Climate change used to be something that would happen far off in the future. Now the science says we have just 10 years to change course or things will get scary. What do we do? What will actually make a difference? It turns out we have the means. The question is: Do we have the will?
The First Women Barefoot Solar Engineers of the Gambia
See the solar installation in process, start to finish: follow two rural illiterate women from The Gambia who learn how to become Barefoot Solar Engineers.
Climate Solutions :: Discussion Guide
Conversation starters and article summaries for our Climate Solutions issue. Explore solutions to climate change and find practical, feasible ways to make big differences through your own actions.
Climate Change Feedback Loops :: Background Reading
A little temperature rise can unlock vicious feedback loops that speed global warming. If global temperatures continue to rise, some of these feedbacks could spiral beyond our ability to reverse them.
Let the Sun Shine In (and some wind, too)
Just the Facts :: Global Warming and Climate Solutions
Quote :: Lester Brown
One way or another, the choice will be made by our generation, but it will affect life on earth for all generations to come. Illustrated with a photo of solar units brought on foot to a Himalayan village. The Barefoot College of Tilonia, India is training locals on installation and repair of solar units.
Who’s Responsible? 100 Years of CO2
Who’s Responsible for 100 Years of CO2: Our YES! Magazine Graphic gives Just the Facts on global warming and global equity.
Sustainable Appalachia: The Healing Harvest Forest Foundation
by Jason Rutledge
Over the past decade, a growing network of practitioners across Appalachia have chosen to live with horses in a utilitarian way. They are using horse power to practice “restorative forestry.”
The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard
by Annie Leonard
The Story of Stuff will take you on a provocative tour of our consumer-driven culture—from resourc extraction to iPod incineration—exposing the real costs of our use-it and lose-it approach to stuff.