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Cool Solutions

Jul 11, 2020

The best way to store more carbon in forests is to stop cutting down big trees.  Families own more US forest land than timber companies or the government. A new program pays them not to log their big trees and to help new trees grow. 


Jun 11, 2020

Reclaim Our Vote volunteers are sending millions of postcards to people purged from voting rolls in recent years, often in error and without their knowledge. NextGen America's young organizers look for ways to find and register young voters online while campuses are closed by...


May 7, 2020

Salt marshes absorb carbon and blunt climate impacts but we must heal them before they can protect us.  Local governments, non profits, and volunteers are racing sea level rise to get it done.


Apr 10, 2020

Climate conscious cooks turn discards into delicacies.  


Mar 17, 2020

Future hot streets will fry more than eggs and solutions won't come on their own. Los Angeles is using its streets as laboratories to test out new cool pavements.