Our Climate Quest - Science North

Take Action

Are you wondering what you can do to take action on climate change at home, at school, or in your community? Here are some targets for you to start out with:

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Reduce emissions with greener transportation

  • Active transportation (biking, skateboarding, walking)
  • Public transportation like taking the bus
  • Carpool with friends and classmates
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Save energy

  • Turn off your devices instead of leaving them on standby
  • Unplug electronics when they’re not in use
  • Turn off the lights when you leave a room
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Use the “Rs” of sustainability in your everyday life

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink, Repair, Repurpose, Respect, Refuse
  • Use reusable bags to go grocery shopping
  • Buy less and use products for longer
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Lower carbon diets

  • Eat foods that are local and in-season
  • Try Meatless Mondays
  • Be mindful of how the food you buy is packaged and transported
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Nature-based actions and solutions

  • Take time to learn about and appreciate nature
  • Start a type of garden (vegetable garden, rain garden, shade garden)
  • Respect and acknowledge the land and wildlife where you live
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Use your voice!

  • Raise awareness about climate action on social media
  • Encourage others in your life to get involved
  • Advocate for the things you care about

Which actions will you take?


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