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Global Green Pre Oscar Party Draws Support for Addressing Climate Change
The "Green Carpet" at the Global Green event will not only help to kick off the Oscars, but will be a gathering of people concerned about climate change and supporting solutions that are doable, duplicatable, and can be implemented now.
When we hear the word sustainability we know it’s good for us and a noble effort that protects our resources and discourages waste. Implementing sustainable practices in a world that mindlessly takes what it wants with disregard to the potential of a devastating consequence, and creates billions of tons of waste and trash each year in the process is another thing.
Global Green is an organization that works to bring the best of what we’ve learned about sustainability and make it a reality.
Dr. Les McCabe, President and CEO of Global Green has already implemented pilot programs that will not only reduce the 95% of food waste that ends up in landfills by designing a collection system for those that live in urban areas, but that waste is then turned into valuable soil. That soil can in turn be used to reduce the need for water, and prevent additional carbon going into the air. With the duplication of this system on a global scale, a major impact on climate change can be achieved that would be the equivalent of saving millions of trees.
This system together with education on effective use of energy and water can transform existing urban areas into healthy and vibrant green communities. A goal at the heart of their work.
Programs like this, that allow people to participate in being part of the solution while going through their everyday routine, can be easily duplicated with any population globally, are low cost, and doable.
Climate change threatens our entire planet and the future of our existence. With a population on its way to 8 billion people and a carbon air factor of 400 ppm that hasn't been that high for millions of years, we have to use every opportunity to integrate sustainability as resources, food, water are finite, and people die and suffer when we don’t.
The good news is we have choices, and Global Green has become experts over the past 20 years on how to utilize and implement smart sustainable choices. With the addition of Dr. Les McCabe the possibilities have been amplified.
Educating people on what they can do to help, and raising awareness about climate change stimulates the kind of action needed to stop it.
Global Green is showing that we can turn trash into jobs by recycling. Millions of new jobs can be created by recycling materials that are currently dumped in massive landfills. These are jobs that don’t currently exist so add much to economies, and support other businesses that provide services to the recycling industry so a win-win effort on many levels.
Smart Health Talk Radio Show is looking forward to interviewing attendees on the "Global Green Carpet.” Those coming to this event are a special group that is channeling their time and resources into a worthwhile program.
Under Dr. McCabe’s leadership, Global Green is hopeful that they will be able to achieve their overarching goal of protecting human health, improving the quality of life and safeguarding the planet for future generations.
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Elaine McFadden, MPH, RD, Host