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October 6 - October 27, 2021
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October 6 - October 27, 2021

Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston

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  • up to
    17
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
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    donations
    made
  • up to
    30
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    220
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    15
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1
    hours
    volunteered

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  • October 27 at 4:30 PM
    For the community solar project in Houston, what most impressed me is that is part of a larger effort to assist a long-marginalized and disenfranchised community in Houston - the solar farm is literally being built on top of a former landfill - which was sited in that location since it was near a poor community of color.  The project overall...
  • October 24 at 3:02 AM
    The biggest challenge is making people aware and convincing them of Climate Change.  I often discuss health and the effect of fossil fuel emissions and GMOs on their health.  I discuss the real impact of Climate Change, particularly in areas that have been hard hit (freezes, hurricanes, floods, wildfires, etc.).  Lastly, I try to suggest ways...
  • October 24 at 2:57 AM
    At the moment, I cannot make many changes; however, my goals for the coming year include moving to a new home that I'll own, where I can change my energy provider to renewable energy only.  For the time being, I try to use as little energy as possible, using natural light, buying LED bulbs, and using natural air instead of a/c whenever...
  • October 24 at 2:34 AM
    Unfortunately, the practice of large scale industrial agriculture (factory farming) has made meat cheap in richer nations, particularly the United States.  This has created an insatiable appetite for meat, and the false idea that meat needs to be eaten at every meal.  Before WWII, Americans actually ate a lot less meat, and meat like chicken...
  • October 21 at 6:44 PM
    Specific core values for me depend on which test I am taking (some have lists of values, others are free-form), but my conclusion is that my life does align quite closely with my values. Over time, I have learned to pare away what does not really matter to me, in favor of only those things that really matter. I no longer spend time on those...
  • October 21 at 9:03 AM
    Got the last of my pics up from The Nest Summit during Climate Week.  This includes photos from the Decade of Change exhibit curated by The Climate Museum of New York, a talk with Grist 50 climate activists, the rooftop farm at The Javits Center in Manhattan (Yes, a farm in Manhattan!), a talk with Jenny Gomez - a climate poetess, and a talk...

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