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We've only got one planet, and it makes our lives possible. We can no longer take it for granted.

The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Toolbox The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Toolbox
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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) Let the Sun Shine In (and some wind, too)
Just the Facts :: Global Warming and Climate Solutions Just the Facts :: Global Warming and Climate Solutions
Quote :: Lester Brown 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.
Barefoot Photographers :: Photo Essay :4:
Who’s Responsible? 100 Years of CO2 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.
Earth Under Fire :: Photo Essay :1: Earth Under Fire :: Photo Essay :1:
by Gary Braasch
Gary Braasch's latest work, Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming is Changing the World, is a comprehensive look at the world-wide effects of climate change. His book presents dramatic photographs, maps and quotes from world climate science leaders. Our photo-essay offers a sample.
Earth Under Fire Photo Essay Earth Under Fire Photo Essay
by Gary Braasch
This photo-essay offers a sample of Gary Braasch's extraordinary achievements in highlighting the effects of climate change. His latest book Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming is Changing the World, presents dramatic photographs, maps, and quotes from world climate science leaders.
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