5 results for tag: Climate Change


Helping the Earth, One Light Bulb at a Time

Working as a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves has been an educational opportunity like no other for Natalie Ahearn. She has always been a conscientious person when it comes to water and energy, but in the past few years she has become increasingly more exposed to the truths of climate change and how humans have negatively impacted the planet, especially in recent decades.

Water Guide: Sunscreen for Coral Reefs

We’ve all heard of the coral reefs in recent years. The Great Barrier Reefs have been under extreme stress recently due to the negative effects of climate change like warmer waters and more acidic oceans. Recently, large portions of the Reefs have been wiped out, bleached to the point where no large lifeforms exist anymore. Michelle Lee has researched about one solution that can help save the Reefs. Read on the learn more!

Energy Guide: Australia’s Steps Toward Sustainable Wind Power

Often while conducting outreach for Walnut Creek Saves, we are asked about energy and water conservation outside of the Walnut Creek area. Climate change and its impact is a big topic not only within the Walnut Creek Saves work-sphere, but for everyone in daily, work, and school life, too. So it’s always best for us to stay updated on all things energy and water, to do the best thing for ourselves, and the future of the planet. Lorcan McSharp's deep dive this week is related to Australia’s growing wind and energy storage industry.

Energy Guide: No wood? No problem!

As summer is coming to an end and holidays that call for cozying up next to a fireplace are creeping closer, it is important to remember that what you put into your fireplace finds its way back into the atmosphere. Lola Bamberger is here to discuss the eco-friendly options to burning wood this holiday season.

Energy Guide: How Solar Will Save the World

There are many reasons why solar energy would benefit your life today. So many people are put off by solar energy because it simply “costs too much”. Solar energy may seem like a big investment in the beginning, but once you start to see the astonishing effects that solar energy can have on your life and the environment I’m sure you would be compelled to invest in the technology. Continue reading if you would like to learn more about how solar energy can benefit your life and the environment!