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September 20 Climate Strike

September 20 Climate Strike

September 20 is a call to stand with the youth Climate Strikers across the world who are taking the future of this planet into their hands. Led primarily by a coalition of youth-led organizations, the 9/20 Climate Strike is an intergenerational event that will launch an entire week of climate action across the world. The next generation of voters are taking the lead. Stand with them. Stand with your planet.

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Eating for the Planet

Eating for the Planet

Your shopping cart and eating habits can be a powerful tool to combat climate change. By eating just one vegan meal a day, an individual can save the equivalent of driving coast to coast and back, and 194,667 gallons of water per year. “OMD” – one plant-based meal a day is a significant way to reduce your greenhouse-gas footprint.

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EARTH WEEK 2019: Adopt Your Own New Green Deal

EARTH WEEK 2019: Adopt Your Own New Green Deal

For Earth Week, in honor of our children’s future, let’s make our own New Green Deal. Every person can take steps for a more sustainable future. Here is a list of easy to adopt initiatives that will make a difference to our environment.

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Material Matters: Fast Fashion

Material Matters: Fast Fashion

Conscious-consumption and a demand for transparency is sending a message to the fashion industry. Fast fashion may be cheap, but it is expensive to the environment. jGj explores how ethical fashion lines are giving unsustainable, fast fashion a run for it’s money.

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The Recycling Quandary

The Recycling Quandary

Since China is no longer interested in our plastic & paper waste, Americans are forced to take a sober look at what “away” actually means in a throw-away culture. We can no longer be comforted by the fact that there is a recycling solution for most packaging. Any material intended for single use must be ruthlessly scrutinized at this point.

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Notes from the Climate Action Front

Notes from the Climate Action Front

The one-two punch of Al Gore’s latest documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power and Bloomberg & Pope’s collaborative book, Climate of Hope might be just what you need for some renewed faith in the fight for our Climate! #BeInconvenient! + #BeHopeful!

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March for Science – Earth Day 2017

March for Science – Earth Day 2017

With hundreds of thousands marching worldwide, Earth Day 2017 represented a thundering demand for respect for Science & facts. As Neil de Grasse says: “When you have an established, scientific, emergent truth, it is true whether or not you believe in it.” The defense of science is on the march!

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jGj’s Environmental WINS for 2016

jGj’s Environmental WINS for 2016

While 2017 may have an uncertain prognosis for Environmental protections & advancements, let’s at least celebrate some of the Environmental triumphs of 2016!

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Sunscreen & the Ocean

Sunscreen & the Ocean

There is some news out there on sunscreens and their effect on coral reefs that is important when considering your environmental footprint before heading off on vacation. Chemical-free sunscreens are not only important for our personal health but vital for the health of our oceans.

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jGj’s Ten Environmental WINS for 2015

jGj’s Ten Environmental WINS for 2015

We’ve had some BIG Environmental wins in 2015. Let’s celebrate and continue to be inspired!

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