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April 1 - April 30, 2021
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Rita Harrison-Torres

MOC

"Be more mindful - observe and absorb - we can all make a difference. "

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 456 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    550
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    5
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    85
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    4
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed

Rita's Actions

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

I will enjoy 3 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Buildings

Research Heat Pumps

High-Efficiency Heat Pumps

I will spend at least 20 minutes researching heat pumps to see if installing one makes sense for my home/building.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Go for a Daily Walk

Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 15 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 14
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Research and Advocate for High-Speed Rail

High-Speed Rail

I will spend at least 5 minutes researching and advocating for a comprehensive high speed rail network in my country/region.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Research Barriers to Participation and Representation

Health and Education

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning more about the barriers to women's equal participation and representation around the world.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Support Businesses Owned by Women, BIPOC, or Immigrants

Sustainable Intensification for Smallholders

I will spend 5 minutes researching businesses owned by women, immigrants, and Black, Indigenous, and people of color that I can support when shopping.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Learn about the Need for Family Planning

Health and Education

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning more about the need for family planning globally.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Learn More about Biomass

Biomass Power

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of biomass.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity

Advocate for Solar Installation

Distributed Solar Photovoltaics

I will create a plan to and advocate for solar installation at my business, apartment building, or campus.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity

Support Companies Leading in Green Energy

Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaics, Distributed Solar Photovoltaics

I will use my spending power to reward companies leading in creating or purchasing green energy and incentivize others to invest more in green energy.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity

Learn More About Geothermal Energy

Geothermal Power

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of geothermal energy and consider investing in this technology.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Spread the Word about Energy Alternatives

All Electricity Solutions

I will research and tell 2 people each day about the benefits of alternative energy sources like wind turbines, solar energy, geothermal energy, and methane digesters.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Communicate With My Elected Officials

Onshore Wind Turbines, Offshore Wind Turbines

I will write or call 1 elected official(s) telling them not to support fossil fuel subsidies and instead support wind energy generation.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity

Choose Renewable Energy or Purchase Renewable Energy Credits

Onshore Wind Turbines, Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaics

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option. If my utility does not offer one, I will purchase Renewable Energy Credits to match my usage.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity

Calculate My Carbon Footprint

All Drawdown Solutions

I will calculate the greenhouse gas emissions associated with my household and consider how different lifestyle choices could reduce my negative impact on the environment.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Learn More about Regenerative Agriculture

Conservation Agriculture, Regenerative Annual Cropping

I will spend at least 5 minutes learning about the need for more regenerative agriculture.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Rita Harrison-Torres's avatar
    Rita Harrison-Torres 4/30/2021 3:33 PM
    Last day!  Enjoyed the challenge!  Kept me focused!  

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    Rita Harrison-Torres 4/19/2021 1:06 PM
    The challenge has helped me to take time to be more mindful about educating myself on topics that can impact the planet.  Glad I decided to join the challenge!