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What's the point?

We launched this project with 3 huge goals:

1. To empower people to make change

2. To support people who are already doing activism

3. To connect people & Share your solutions.


Basically,

If you are wondering “what can I do about the climate crisis?”, we want to help!

And we want to support the people who are already doing amazing work, all around the world!


Empowering people to make change

So many people are scared of the climate crisis, and want to do something to help. But so many people get stuck on the "What can i do about it?" question. Climate change can feel so overwhelmingly big, and complex, it's hard to know where to start. That's where we come in. We are sharing solutions for people from any background, from any stage in life. Whether you are a student, homeowner, CEO, educator, politician or unemployed. No matter who you are, you can come to this website to be inspired to join or start your own campaign- whether its learning how to recycle, building artsy birdhouses for the community or joining a climate group, all the way to working with your company to switch to renewable energy, and organising international protests!


Supporting climate heroes (that's you!)

If you've been doing activism for even a small enough of time, you'll know that fighting climate change can be tough. Often it's the day-to-day bits that really slow progress down- finding templates for crafts, writing letters, strategising next steps, drafting proposals etc. Why waste your time and energy reinventing the wheel? If one group has done something similar we will share draft documents, tips, scaffolds, proposals and strategy advice!


Connecting poeple

We want to share all your climate successes. All the solutions are out there. Now we just need to get those ideas to spread and connect to create unstoppable movements. We want to see campaigns shared all over the world, to enable a stronger, coordinated, supported and more global activist network! We don't want an amazing idea to be stuck in on location, or in one community. We can connect users together to grow movements, and we can connect movements with one another. Imagine you move to a new city- we want to help you find out whats going on there. Imagine you've started a new campaign- We want to help you get people on board. Imagine you achieved something at uni- we dont want it to stop when you graduate next year. Lets share the lessons you learnt with all the students.


Intersectionality is fundamental too. Climate change is linked to so many parts of life. Yet these communities might not often have the time, energy or means to find one another. We aim to connect climate movements with feminist actions, social justice, racial justice, and differently-abled equity movements. Lets celebrate intersectionality. And lets help solutions to grow.


How to use the website

On the website, under "Find a solution" you can scroll through a list of climate solutions from around the world. If you are looking for something more specific, you can filter through them by searching the time they take, location, difficulty, cost, and by category. Read through them and find something that catches your eye. Each solution also offers guidance, tips from activists, documents and links to contact the original uploaders of the campaign.

Or, add your own solutions, so we can share your hard work and help the climate movement grow!


A Photo of Saskia
Almost a Photo of Jax
A Photo of Daiki
A Photo of Keeble


Meet the team:

Saskia Founder

Hi, I'm Saskia. After working with sustainable activism at University, I dreamt about making a website. I wanted to support activists, promote global connections, and to share all the amazing solutions that are out there! A year later, I'm ecstatic to say that it exists! I hope we can continue to build this platform and support the amazing people who are doing their part (whether it's small or big) to move towards a better future.


Jax Intersectionality, Strategy and Blog


Hello! My name is Jacqueline and I’m from Denmark. I’m very interested in people, culture & diversity. My interest in climate change is rooted in a feeling of necessity in trying to do my part for making the earth a liveable, sustainable and better place for us all to be. I’m very excited to be apart of #Whatcanidoaboutit and to see how far this project will grow.


Daiki Outreach, Marketing and Research


I’m Daiki from Japan! I joined “whatcanidoaboutit” when I was in Denmark, so it’s been almost a year! I have a huge passion for changing school education. I strongly believe in the potential of children and school education. So now I study about primary education in my university. I didn't have that much curiosity about climate change before I joined this team. However, Saskia showed her passion to fight climate change and her website group (whatcanidoaboutit) in front of all of the students. I was convinced that I needed to work on this, also I feel it’s really honour that if I can contribute to our life and future.


Keeble The clever one


Whether he likes it or not, Keeble is very clever at computers and is the reason the website exists! Thank you Keeble <3