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Find links to articles about Growing Climate Solutions, climate change news, sustainability efforts and more.

2812, 2020

December Newsletter – 2020

December 28th, 2020|

The last newsletter of the year offers tips for sustainable holidays, a summary of climate and environmental measures passed during the November election, and a provocative essay on alternatives to [...]

2211, 2020

Hang on, 2021 is Just Around the Corner

November 22nd, 2020|

For many of us, 2021 can’t come soon enough. Growing Climate Solutions is also excited for the new year. We have ambitious programs planned for the winter and are hopeful [...]

1611, 2020

Having Plan B

November 16th, 2020|

A tenet of Growing Climate Solutions is that stakeholders who understand the reason the climate is changing, the magnitude of climate impacts, and the various solutions, will be motivated to [...]

611, 2020

Resiliency Bonds on November’s Ballot

November 6th, 2020|

Two cities on Florida’s southeast coast are moving forward climate adaptation with the passage of general obligation bond referendums earmarked for resiliency projects.  In Miami Beach passage of Referendum 5 [...]

3010, 2020

Rx for the Earth: Telecommuting

October 30th, 2020|

by Stephanie Petrakos, guest contributor It’s hard to believe that 2021 is around the corner. Looking back, 2020 will be remembered as a year of change, one that forced people [...]

610, 2020

Newsletter, Volume 1 Issue 4

October 6th, 2020|

October's Newsletter featured unique articles on recycling right in SWFL, the carbon footprint of the fashion industry, the changing nature of work environments, and our standing column that provides updates [...]

1409, 2020

Where We Work

September 14th, 2020|

  Labor Day was designated to acknowledge the Labor Movement’s victories to reform the American workplace; the creation of the 8-hour workday, the 40-hour workweek, and safer, humane working conditions.  [...]

2808, 2020

Making Green the New Fashion Color

August 28th, 2020|

Society’s passion for fashion, it turns out, contributes 4% of global greenhouse gases emitted annually, 2.1 billion tons, which is more than the combined annual GHG emission of France, Germany, [...]

3007, 2020

Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 3

July 30th, 2020|

The August Newsletter is here!   This issue features four original articles: one about the Bi-partisan Growing Climate Solutions Act, a green-lifestyle piece about Apps that help you live a more [...]

2707, 2020

Teaching 21st Century Social Studies

July 27th, 2020|

By Dr.  Ana Puszkin-Chevlin This August, as parents, teachers, and school districts struggle to decide how to safely educate our children during a raging pandemic, they may not realize that [...]

2707, 2020

Establishing Roots

July 27th, 2020|

Summer is typically a time to regroup, re-refresh and plan for “Season”.  But summer 2020 has been different.  Because the spring was spent reorganizing and reprioritizing activities and projects in [...]

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