Sunday, November 5: Start the week by tuning in to the live Polar Bear Cam—watch the polar bear migration and get tundrified.
Monday, November 6: The COP23 climate talks begin today in Bonn, Germany. But it's not just nations. Show your support for the many individuals, cities, districts, businesses, and universities stepping up to meet the goals of the Paris climate accord. Get involved in building on this momentum and encourage others to do the same. #SaveOurSeaIce #StrongerTogether
Tuesday, November 7: Help bring change to your community by reducing energy consumption at your home, workplace, or school. From light bulbs to ENERGY STAR appliances, we show you how.
Wednesday, November 8: Join us in making changes to the way you heat and cool your home, and work to inspire these changes on a community level.
Thursday, November 9: Power down at home, work, or school! Check out our Power Down Community Action Toolkit to learn how.
Friday, November 10: Pledge to VOTE with the climate in mind, in each and every election, and at every level of government. Let your representatives know you support action on climate—and urge your friends, family, and colleagues to do the same.
Saturday, November 11: Let your utility company know you want to subscribe to green power. If you live in the U.S., you can do so by switching to Arcadia Power—and you’ll benefit PBI at the same time!
And don't forget to post photos of your actions on Instagram with the hashtag #saveourseaice.
The Polar Bear Connection
Using less energy produced by fossil fuels reduces carbon emissions and can slow and even stop global warming, saving the sea ice that polar bears need for efficient hunting. Without sea ice, polar bears will decline in range and numbers, making them vulnerable to extinction in the future.
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