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What Can We Do?

To slow the rate of climate change, we can decrease the amount of carbon dioxide that we release into the atmosphere. This greenhouse gas is released into the atmosphere each day as fossil fuels are burned, promoting accelerated global warming. Each day we use fossil fuels to power all parts of our lives. Find out some things that you can do to decrease the amount of fossil fuels burned and slow the rate of global warming by clicking on the links below.

Ten Things You Can Do to Fight Global Warming from U.S.PIRG

Ten Things You Can Do To Stop Global Warming from the Sierra Club

For more information about global change, check out the following resources.

Global Changes in Local Places

U.S. National Assessment of Climate Variability and Change

Climate Change Basics

Climate Impacts

Education Resources

Climate Change Calculators (Understand your personal impact on climate.)