FEATURING

Chaka Khan, Chevel Shepherd, Meghan Linsey, Ashley Toman

With Paris Bennett, Laurnea Wilkerson,  Joseph Caserta, Ryan Stockbridge,

Jenine Brown, Atlanta Young Singers & Youth Ensemble of Atlanta

Directed & Choreographed by Otis Sallid

Written by Seige Monstracity

HOW CAN I TAKE BACK THE PLANET?

Project Drawdown is the most comprehensive plan, with over 100 different solutions, proposed to reverse global warming. In order of the greatest impact on the planet,  below are a few things an individual can to do to be a change in this world.  

ALWAYS USE A REVOLVING DOOR

There is actually a purpose to them: they keep the heat or air-conditioning inside and therefore save energy. If it means that you have to wait an extra couple of seconds to get inside, it's worth it.

#1

SAVE ELECTRICITY

Use energy-efficient light bulbs instead of regular bulbs. They last longer, which will save you a bit of money (every little bit helps on a college budget, right?). Make SURE you turn off lights, the TV, and other appliances when you are not using them. Lower your air conditioning or heat when it’s not necessary. This is especially true for between seasons. Open your windows in the early fall or layering your clothes in the early fall.

#3

QUIT SINGLE USE PLASTIC

The fight against single-use plastic has caught the public’s imagination with campaigns against plastic bags, straws, and food packaging like plastic water bottles. Virgin plastic is a major contributor to climate change and there’s a great opportunity to use the single-use plastic debate as an entry point to talk about Climate Change solutions.

#5

SING SHORTER SONGS

Shorter songs mean shorter showers. 65 percent of the water we use is in the bathroom. Have shorter showers. Don’t leave the tap running when you’re brushing your teeth. Always carry a water bottle with you. Buy an energy efficient showerhead. It all helps.

#7

SEPARATE YOUR GARBAGE

At home,  separate garbage cans for glass, paper, plastic, aluminum, wood, organic matter, natural fabrics, synthetic fabrics, and rubber. If your city doesn't offer recycling service, there are several nearby locations for drop off. 

#9

MEATLESS MONDAY

Going meatless just one day a week can save you money and help the earth. About 24 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are from agriculture or the cultivation of crops and livestock, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). #meatlessmonday

#2

USE LESS PAPER AND BUY RECYCLED NAPKINS

 40% of the world’s commercially cut timber is used for paper. This endangers natural habitats and uses a ton of water. Since it has become inexpensive to print, we do it without thinking. Unless you think you are paperless, think about your bank statements, the paper towels you use to clean the countertops, and the junk mail you haven’t opted out of. If every American household purchased one package of 100% recycled napkins, we would save 1 million trees.

#4

TAKE OUT THE UTENSILS IN YOUR TAKE-OUT

If you're getting take-out or delivery to eat at home, the delivery guy usually comes with plastic utensils already in the bag — but it doesn't have to be that way. Take an extra few seconds to make a note in your order that you don't need the utensils, and problem solved.

#6

GREEN YOUR COMMUTE 

The many ways to reduce your transportation emissions will also make you healthier, happier and save you a few bucks. Whenever and wherever you can look to walk, use public transport, cycle, ride-share, or use electronic/hybrid vehicles. Look to fly less—and if you do fly, offset your emissions. 

#8

VOTE AND KEEP YOUR POLITICIANS ACCOUNTABLE

Hold politicians to account by asking whether political parties and local government officials are putting the environment at the heart of their economic and industrial policies.

#10

Inspire others by sharing the things you've done to #TAKEITBACKNOW

TO SEE MORE SOLUTIONS TO REVERSE GLOBAL WARMING, GO TO 

PROJECT DRAWDOWN

BEHIND THE SCENES | ONE LIFE

 

A MUSICAL FILM FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TOLD THROUGH THE ART OF MUSIC, DANCE, AND CINEMA.

There was a time when Mother Nature was young, clean and beautiful. Her waters were pure, her air was fresh, and her land was clean.

However, industry and the citizens of the world, through their indifference leads Mother Nature to the brink of existence. Daughter Nature, witnessing her Mother's demise sets out to make a difference.

Unable to convince industry to change, Daughter Nature calls on humanity to save her. Young people (the future) come to protect her.

Industry, having to face its destructive practices in front of the next generation, decides to make a change. They decide they must TAKE BACK THE CLIMATE NOW and start loving the world.

In the end, industry and humanity become a force for good and the planet is well on its way to be a much better place.

ONE LIFE is made possible by Interface, whose purpose is 'lead industry to love the world,' produced by Brand New World Studios, directed and choreographed by Otis Sallid, written by Seige Monstracity, and executive produced by Joey Reiman and Brad Siegel.  
 

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