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October 1 - October 31, 2023
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Quentin Kern

Asheville High School

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 368 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    29
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    148
    minutes
    spent learning

Quentin's actions

Land Sinks

Learn More about Silvopasture

Silvopasture

I will spend at least 5 minutes watching videos and/or reading about the environmental benefits of silvopasture.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Electricity

Learn More About Geothermal Energy

Geothermal Power

I will spend at least 40 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of geothermal energy and consider investing in this technology.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

I will enjoy 6 meatless or vegan meals each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 30
DAILY ACTIONS

Industry

Research the Climate Impact of Refrigerants

Refrigerant Management

I will spend 45 minutes learning about the climate impact of refrigerants and what climate-friendly refrigerants are by using the links below.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Support Nutrient Management

Nutrient Management

I will research and support local farmers who have made the decision to not use synthetic nitrogen fertilizers.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Learn About Aquaculture

Improved Aquaculture

Each day, I will spend at least 1 minutes learning about sustainable aquaculture.

COMPLETED 23
DAILY ACTIONS

Participant Feed

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Share thoughts, encourage others, and reinforce positive new habits on the Feed.

To get started, share “your why.” Why did you join the challenge and choose the actions you did?

  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Electricity Learn More About Geothermal Energy
    Geothermal energy is reliable, abundant, and efficient. Project Drawdown states that public investment will play a crucial role in its expansion. In what ways (i.e. with money, time, advocacy) can you invest in geothermal energy?

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    Quentin Kern 10/24/2023 11:10 AM
    For increasing the implements of passive geothermal heat pumps, lawmakers could pass policies that give tax incentives to builing owners.

    For increasing the number of active geothermal power plants, lawmakers could earmark money for these large-scale projects.

  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Reduce Animal Products
    Why do people in richer countries eat more meat than people in other places? How does eating more meat affect our bodies, our planet, and other people?

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    Quentin Kern 10/23/2023 10:32 AM
    Meat is much harder to get than vegetebales as meat needs to be manged.