Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change

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Stormy WeatherStormy Weather tells the story of climate change, and describes 101 Solutions in detail:

TEN SOLUTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS
1. Grasp the Big Picture
2. Travel More Sustainably
3. If You Must Use a Car, Switch to the Most Fuel Efficient Model
4 . Choose Energy Efficient Appliances
5. Make Your Home More Efficient
6. Use the Sun's Energy
7. Buy Green Power
8. Switch to a More Organic, Vegetarian Diet
9. Invest in Solar Funds
10. Live More Sustainably

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TEN SOLUTIONS FOR CITIZENS ORGANIZATIONS
11. Set up a Local Group
12. Set up a Regional Group
13. Organize a Schools Initiative
14. Organize a Church Initiative
15. Organize a College Initiative
16. Organize a Car-Free Sunday
17. Start a Car-Share Organization
18. Create a Commotion
19. Educate Your Politicians
20. Link up with Other Groups

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TEN SOLUTIONS FOR CITIES, TOWNS AND COUNTIES
21. Join the Cities for Climate Protection Campaign
22. Make your City's Operations More Efficient
23. Buy Green Power
24. Make your Whole City Efficient
25. Fill your City with Greenery
26. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
27. Build a Sustainable Transportation System
28. Encourage Cycling and Walking
29. Stop Sprawl: Plan for Smart Growth
30. Build a Sustainable City

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TEN SOLUTIONS FOR BUSINESSES and ORGANIZATIONS
31. Choose to Become Carbon Neutral
32. Become Energy Efficient and Reduce Waste
33. Travel Sustainably
34. Reduce your Other Emissions, and Buy Green Power
35. Buy Carbon Offsets
36. For Farms
37. For Forest Companies
38. For Architects, Builders and Developers
39. For Financial Institutions
40. Embrace Natural Capitalism

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FIFTEEN SOLUTIONS FOR ENERGY COMPANIES
41. Set New Goals
42. Develop a Distributed Grid
43. Build Solar Capacity
44. Offer Wind and Renewable Energy
45. Encourage Residential Efficiency
46. Encourage Commercial and Industrial Efficiency
47. Set up Community Partnerships
48. Close your Coal-Fired Power Plants
49. Explore New Technologies
50. Oil Companies - Reduce your Direct Emissions
51. Become a Solar-Hydrogen Company
52. Buy Offsets for your Remaining Emissions
53. Bury your Carbon Dioxide
54. Convert Fossil Fuels into Hydrogen
55. Help the World

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FIVE SOLUTIONS FOR AUTO COMPANIES
56. Choose a Sustainable Fuel for the Future
57. Priorize Fuel Efficiency
58. Become an Earth-Smart Company
59. Sell Transport, not just Cars
60. Form New Partnerships

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TEN SOLUTIONS FOR STATES & PROVINCES
61. Set Clear Goals
62. Show Leadership
63. Build an Energy Democracy
64. Produce Cleaner and Greener Power
65. Build an Energy-Efficient State or Province
66. Build a Sustainable Transport System and Stop Sprawl
67. Shift your Taxes
68. Capture your Methane
69. Support Sustainable Farming and Forestry
70. Build a Green Economy

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TEN SOLUTIONS FOR NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS
71. Launch a New Apollo Project
72. Level the Playing Field
73. Introduce a Carbon Tax and Rebate
74. Establish an Energy Efficiency Strategy
75. Establish a Renewable Energy Strategy
76. Establish a Zero Emissions Vehicles Strategy
77. Establish a Sustainable Transportation Strategy
78. Develop Sustainable Farming
79. Develop Sustainable Forestry
80. Steer Towards Sustainability

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TEN SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPING NATIONS
81. Follow the Sustainable Path
82. Create Solar Villages
83. Build Ecological Cities
84. Learn from Gaviotas
85. Maximize your Energy Efficiency
86. Embrace Renewable Energy
87. Solutions for India
88. Solutions for China
89. Build Strong Citizens' Organizations
90. Demand Sustainability Adjustment Programs

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TEN GLOBAL SOLUTIONS
91. Refresh and Renew the Kyoto Protocol
92. Launch a Global Green Deal
93. Establish a Global Climate Fund
94. Include Aviation
95. Accelerate the Phase-Out of CFCs, HCFCs & HFCs
96. Reform the Global Financial Institutions
97. Stop Global Deforestation
98. Build a Global Movement
99. Form a Global Ecological Alliance
100. Declare a Century of Ecological Restoration
101: Now, Think!

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