Save the Earth
Baby steps are the key to big change. There are lots of little ways to make a difference. Change the incandescent light bulbs in your home to compact fluorescent bulbs; ride your bike, carpool with friends or take public transit to school and work; shut off and unplug electrical equipment when it’s not being used are all ways to save energy and money. Need more ideas?
- Get educated! How much do you know about global warming? For a quick primer, check out Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth (the book or movie), The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook by David de Rothschild or the many other books available at the Chicago Public Library.
- Get involved! There are lots of ways to make a difference in your community, from writing to local politicians to just organizing the teens in your neighborhood and talking about living a more sustainable lifestyle.
- Get empowered! Many of our day-to-day activities have a major impact on this planet we call Earth and some of the effects are as yet unknown. There is so much more to learn about our planet.
Climate Crisis Solutions
Answer the call and find solutions to the climate crisis.
Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet
Check out the Cool Globes (right here in Chicago) for great ideas that will have a big impact on the planet.
Earth Day Footprint Quiz
Calculate your impact on the earth and get tips for living a more sustainable lifestyle.
Join the virtual march to stop global warming and keep up-to-date with all the breaking news about saving the earth.
Ten Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth
Learn ten quick and easy ways to live a greener lifestyle.
World in the Balance
Includes information on how the world population is affecting the planet in both developed and underdeveloped nations.