What Can Sustainable U Do?

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Project Drawdown is the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. It was created by a coalition of scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs, and advocates from across the globe. They are mapping, measuring, modeling, and communicating about a set of substantive solutions to global warming. What they uncovered is a path forward that can roll back global greenhouse gas emissions within thirty years. The research revealed that humanity has the means and techniques at hand. Nothing new needs to be invented, yet many more solutions are coming due to purposeful human ingenuity. The solutions we modeled are in place and in action. Humanity’s task is to accelerate the knowledge and growth of what is possible as soon as possible. For more information, visit: Drawdown.org.

Of the 100 solutions identified by Project Drawdown, 15 can be easily implemented by individuals.


These are the top 15 sustainable solutions you can do!

Refrigerant management

Common Air Conditioner Problems

Reduce food waste

Reducing Food Waste at Home

Plant-rich diet

Whole Food, Plant-based Diet Guide

Educating girls and 

Family planning

To Stop Climate Change, Educate Girls and Give them Birth Control

Rooftop solar

Going Solar Still a Good Idea Despite New Tariff

Electric vehicles

5 Things to Know Before Going Hybrid or Electric

Gasoline vs Electric—Who Wins on Lifetime Global Warming Emissions?


Where to Insulate in a Home

LED lighting

Bright Outlook for Energy-Saving Lightbulbs

How Much Can You REALLY Save with Energy Efficient Improvements

Alternative cement

Cement Substitutes

11 green building materials that are way better than concrete

Heat pumps

Energy Star: Heat Pump Systems

Water saving

Save Dallas Water

Household recycling

EPA’s Recycling Basics

Smart thermostats

Energy Star Smart Thermostats: Certified to Deliver Smart Savings


City of Dallas Composting Resources


SOURCE: drawdown.org