DURHAM — Climate change is one of the biggest threats to the plant today, but many people struggle with how they can personally make a difference.
An international group of GenZ environmentalists — led by Duke undergrad Saad Ibrahim — has launched “You Change Earth,” an interactive site that aims to guide individuals to action.
Funded by Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment and tech founder Paul English, it provides users with personalized guide on how they can devote their time or money to most effectively reduce their carbon footprint.
“The goal of the project was to create a simple answer to the ever prevalent [question]: ‘What can I do about climate change’,” explained Ibrahim.
“There are millions of people out there who care deeply about the climate crisis, but there is no clear path for them to take action. We wanted to put in their hands an