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

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 [...]

1607, 2020

APPS FOR A MORE SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE

July 16th, 2020|

By Kiah St. Onge Yergi Changing habits is hard.  Many people find support and success with the use of assistive technology.  Like Fitbits and Weight Watchers help dieters keep track [...]

506, 2020

Newsletter Vol. 1 Issue 2.

June 5th, 2020|

Despite COVID-19, Growing Climate Solutions continues to grow and advance its climate program! Read our June newsletter to learn about the SWFL Climate Ambassador Program we launched in May, and [...]

2905, 2020

SWFL Climate Ambassadors Complete Training

May 29th, 2020|

Our first cohort of SWFL Climate Ambassadors completed the 3-hour training program in May and are now ready to engage the public in climate discussions.  The SWFL Climate Ambassador program [...]

2905, 2020

Shhhh and Listen

May 29th, 2020|

 Shhhhh Everyone and Listen By Ana Puszkin-Chevlin, Ph.D. May 22, 2020 On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, in April 2020, cities around the world documented cleaner air and water [...]

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