If you missed the GreenMoms Carnival contribution to the Global Work Day on
Climate Change, READ IT NOW. There are many great ideas and tips on how you can be part of the climate change solution, today and everyday! Start today – tell your kids to “sharpen their pencils” and join Climate Mama in support of the Million Letter March Campaign to stop Climate Change.
This week we are showcasing the winners from deviantART’s Cool Climate Photo Contest! And while on the topic of global showcases and actions, October 15th is also Blog Action Day on Water. Thousands of blogs reaching millions of readers around the world are taking the time to raise awareness about a precious resource that we in North America often take for granted – Water. Check out Climate Mama News and our Video Peak of the Week for more water news.
Are there any great teachers in your life? Or in your kids lives? You may want to share with them the Find Your Footprint contest announced this week by National Geographic and P& G Future Friendly. Your kids classroom could win $36,000! The contest revolves around classroom conservation and helps teachers and students understand how big there “human footprint is.”
Also this week New York City announced that it will follow in the footsteps of Philadelphia, Washington, Austin and Portland and try out a car-sharing program for city employees. NYC will be doing this with hybrid Zipcars. Three hundred city employees will share 25 cars based in downtown garages. The City estimates that it will save over $500 thousand as well as free up parking spots around city hall!