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Cara Allison | How You Can Help with Climate

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Most of what I hear from the media and my community is that we can each do our own part to live sustainably and that at the end of the day, it still won’t be enough.

This is true. Although it is paramount that we each change our personal ways of life into something much more sustainable, this alone will not be enough. We also need big corporations to change how they do things and we need them to do it immediately. Seriously, friends, like yesterday.

When I heard that, it made me feel even more hopeless. These corporations clearly are not going to do it themselves and I had no idea how to even begin to have an influence on big business and politics. I called up my brother to see if we could brainstorm any possible solutions or contributions to saving this planet and our children’s futures. He thankfully had an answer that was already in full motion and far more organized and effective than I had expected. 

He had just joined CCL, the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. This community of citizens is a well-organized,........

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