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GROW PURPOSE DIGEST NOV 4: LOWCOUNTRY GREEN NEWS & MORE!

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LOWCOUNTRY UPDATES

LOCAL NEWS:

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FEATURED GREEN JOBS & VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES:

FEATURED LOWCOUNTRY RESOURCES:

  • KCB: Free Supplies for Environmental School Projects
    “Through a generous grant from Dominion Energy, Keep Charleston Beautiful is offering free project supplies to schools or teachers interested in completing environmentally focused projects. If interested, teachers only need to fill out our application form, indicate the specific supplies they would need, and describe their project idea.”
  • All Booked Up Coastal Reading Club
    “Are you a formal, nonformal, or homeschool educator interested in discussing books focused on the environment? If so, be sure to sign up for S.C. Sea Grant Consortium’s All Booked Up Coastal Reading Club!”
  • SCVOTES.GOV
    One-stop voter information
  • Conservation Voters of SC SCORECARD
    How does your legislator vote on conservation issues?

GLOBAL NEWS & RESOURCES

  • GLOBAL NEWS
    • What to Do With Leftover Halloween Candy
      https://sustainableamerica.org/blog/what-to-do-with-leftover-halloween-candy/
    • Tritium and DC-America are building a coast-to-coast EV fast charging network
      https://www.theverge.com/2022/10/31/23433342/tritium-dc-america-nationwide-ev-fast-charging-network
    • Bike Libraries Are Boosting Access To Bikes Across The U.S.
      https://nextcity.org/urbanist-news/bike-libraries-are-increasing-access-to-bikes-across-america
    • New Testing Shows High Levels of BPA in Sports Bras and Athletic Shirts
      https://ceh.org/latest/press-releases/new-testing-shows-high-levels-of-bpa-in-sports-bras-and-athletic-shirts/
    • The Green Transition Part 2: A Green Deal for the People
      https://www.shareable.net/the-green-transition-part-2-a-green-deal-for-the-people/
    • A Moonshot for Coral Breeding Was Successful
      https://hakaimagazine.com/features/a-moonshot-for-coral-breeding-was-successful
    • Black residents in Corpus Christi file a civil rights complaint to stop Texas’ first desalination plant
      https://www.texastribune.org/2022/10/29/texas-corpus-christi-hillcrest-desalination-plant/
    • ‘A powerful solution’: activists push to make ecocide an international crime
      https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/sep/26/activists-push-make-ecocide-international-crime
    • Grant From Bill Gates-led Fund Will Make Green Jet Fuel As Cheap As Fossil Fuels
      https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-10-19/bill-gates-led-fund-makes-green-jet-fuel-as-cheap-as-oil-based-competitor
    • Norway to slash pollution with the world’s first zero-emissions public transport network
      https://www.euronews.com/green/2022/10/14/zero-emissions-public-transport-network-could-be-a-reality-in-oslo-by-end-of-2023
  • GLOBAL RESOURCES
    • PODCAST: ModeShift – “Transportation needs a major overhaul. ‘ModeShift’ is a series that explores the past, present, and future of how we move. Many converging factors are forcing us to rethink mobility: Aging infrastructure, outdated planning, inequitable access, and rapid technology shifts. Co-hosts Andrei Greenawalt and Tiffany Chu bring together historical examples, personal stories, and timely case studies to explore the future of transportation in the U.S.”
    • STORYMAP: Misconceptions – Some common geographic mental misplacements
    • Do You Know All the SDGs? – The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ” are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.”

RESOURCES AT GROW PURPOSE ONLINE

Charleston Green Drinks
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