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Tejas Patwardhan

Fall 2022 - Our Changing Climate

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 115 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2.0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1.0
    organic meals
    consumed

Tejas's Actions

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 5 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Use Public Transit

I will use public transit 10 mile(s) each day and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Improve a Bus Stop

I will improve a bus stop in my neighborhood by posting the stop schedule, adding seating or shelter, adding art or flowers, picking up litter, or some other small improvement.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Transportation

Advocate for Greener Vehicles

I will spend at least 42 minutes assessing the vehicles used by my company or college and advocate for a purchasing policy focused on fuel-efficient vehicles.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Limit Social Media

I will limit my social media use to once each day reducing my daily use by 10 minute(s)

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 2 meatless meal(s) and/or 2 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 133 lbs of CO2 a month and 1,600 lbs of CO2 over the course of the next year.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

Learn About Renewable Energy

I will spend 38 minutes learning more about renewable energy alternatives (i.e. solar, wind, biomass) in my region.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

I will learn about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Tend a Garden

I will tend to a garden, or prepare for one, each day using sustainable gardening practices.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Nature

Leave No Trace

I will practice the seven principles of Leave No Trace when doing nature activities alone or with family and friends.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Nature

Support Local Pollinators

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 60 minutes researching which plants support local native pollinators and plant some in my yard or local community garden.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Food Reduce Animal Products
    Why do people in richer countries eat more meat than people in other places? How does eating more meat affect our planet and other people?

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    Tejas Patwardhan 9/18/2022 7:23 PM
    They eat more meat due to many people want to try how tasty the meat looks and want to show it off.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Choose Organic Ingredients
    Many people say that “you can’t feed the world with just organic food.” How would you respond to that statement?

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    Tejas Patwardhan 9/18/2022 7:21 PM
    I would respond with that if we make more and more organic  products or if the shops , grocery stores do then we can .
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Turn it off
    How is electricity generated where you live? How does it impact the environment, animals, and humans?

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    Tejas Patwardhan 9/18/2022 7:20 PM
    The electricity is generated by coal power plants which is bad due to it makes the climate warmer and hotter.
  • Reflection Question
    Nature Leave No Trace
    Educator Stephanie Kaza advises her students to focus on what they care about most when addressing the enormity of ecological problems. Is there a specific area you feel particularly called to work on?

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    Tejas Patwardhan 9/18/2022 6:57 PM
    Yes there is they could work on making no trash and cleaning up trash in the environment. So then there is no water pollution in the environment.

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    Tejas Patwardhan 9/18/2022 6:48 PM
    My campus eco challenge is going great. I am learning things about the climate which I did not know before.