At school, young people are implementing zero-waste programs, creating promotional videos for electric cars and lobbying for solar panels. 

THINGS YOU CAN DO TODAY
TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

BRING YOUR

OWN BAGS

Use cloth bags, backpacks, or reusable plastic bags instead of disposable bags.
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San Francisco Environment

EXPLORE

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Educate yourself and learn more about the science and impacts of climate change.
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EPA

ORGANIZE AN

ACTION TEAM

Action Teams are youth-led school clubs committed to cutting carbon, pushing for policy changes, and raising climate awareness.
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Alliance for Climate Education

START A SCHOOL

GARDEN

Learn about sustainability by creating a community garden at school.
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NPR

CONSERVE

PAPER

Using both sides of a piece of paper and only what is needed saves electricity, production, and trees.
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ecoRI 

ASK FOR

CLIMATE LESSONS

Make sure climate change is being taught in your school.
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NASA

NEWS

KEY RESOURCES

Schools for climate action

A non-partisan, grassroots, youth-adult campaign with a mission to empower schools to speak up for climate action. We advocate for elected officials to combat the climate crisis in order to protect current and future generations.

MORE WAYS TO TAKE ACTION

Ride the bus

Buses are better for the environment and you are about 70 times more likely to arrive to school safely. And ideally, it’s an electric bus!

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