Idea #8: Donate!

Most people against climate change don’t have a lot of money. This is in contrast to the people who don’t care about climate change, who are generally rich old men[citation needed] with a vested interest in the fossil fuels industry. This is an example of what economists call special interest politics. If a policy hasContinue reading “Idea #8: Donate!”

Idea #5: Get solar power from your utility company

For those of us who rent or who don’t have ten thousand dollars lying around, installing solar panels at home may not be realistic. However, you may be surprised to learn that many electric utility companies offer solar power options. One way to do this is to sign up with a renewable energy supplier suchContinue reading “Idea #5: Get solar power from your utility company”

Idea #2: Divest from fossil fuels

This is a post for people with investments in the stock market. I must preface this by insisting that I know very little about investing. The concept of investing makes sense to me—if you have leftover income, you may as well put it to use—but I get a bit overwhelmed by the details. Buying stocksContinue reading “Idea #2: Divest from fossil fuels”

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