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Nothing sounds better than having a planet to live on.
Trump’s controversial decision to leave the Paris Agreement is a reminder that some people need more than a overwhelming consensus among scientists to convince them that climate change is real. Yeah.
There’s been talk of some big time business leaders pledging to make up the money the U.S. was formerly responsible for contributing, but in the meantime here are a few budget-friendly options that can help you show ‘em how you really feel.
DIY energy audit
The first step is admitting you have a problem. The Smappee Home Energy Monitor shows you exactly how much power each of your gadgets is swallowing. This detailed look into your energy bill can help your wallet—and the planet. Buy it here for $249.
Sip your sustainable coffee out of this ‘Legitimately Petrified’ mug
These are scary times, friends. Nonetheless, we need to keep on keepin’ on, and nothing ignites hope like a cup of joe in the morning. Buy the mug here for $9.95.
Get your feet wet
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This battery-powered water pebble gives you a little nudge in the shower via warning light when you’ve had enough. The pebble shortens its suggested stop time over weeks, training you to use water more wisely. Get smarter about conserving water and buy it here for $14.99.
Show your love for the Polar Bears
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The loss of sea habitat due to climate change currently poses the biggest threat to polar bears, and all the time they now spend onshore has resulted in an increase of fatal interactions with Arctic communities. In other words, they’re all up in our grill because we’re melting their habitat. Show how much you care about our fluffy friends by adopting a polar bear. Packages start at $55—get your parental vibes on and join here.
Harness the power of the sun
Soak in the rays of eco-friendliness and stop being a slave to the wall outlet thanks to Dizaul and its portable waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof battery bank. Get the case here for $17.99.
Get involved with the Straw Wars
While this viral video of a straw getting pulled out of a poor turtle’s nose is gut-wrenching, it did increase conversation about the impact of plastic waste on ocean wildlife. Straws are among the 10 plastics most often found in the oceans, so replace them and sip responsibly with these reusable silicone ones instead. Get them here for $10.95.
Wear your love for Bill Nye on your sleeve
We love Bill Nye because of his ability to break things down — not only on the dance floor, but also when explaining complicated scientific phenomena. We can’t get enough of this science guy. Get the T-shirt here for $28.94.