Our Weekly Newsletter - 2 October 2014


In this week's newsletter: the top 5 takeaways from last week’s UN Climate Summit in NY, 2014 Arctic sea ice hits 6th lowest extent on record, the World’s 8th largest economy bans plastic bags, and not surprisingly, it turns out biking to work makes you more upbeat!

Also: great potential for lower emissions in the US from composting (are you?), we use how many gallons of water per month? and other carbon lowering ideas.



Top 5 Takeaways From the United Nations climate summit

2014 Arctic sea ice minimum sixth lowest on record

It’s Official: plastic bags banned in California

Americans throw out more food than plastic, paper, metal, and glass

Walking or biking to work may make you happier



The average Americans use ~ 3,000 gallons of water a month, with a significant climate impact.

Using a rain barrel at home can cut your household’s carbon emissions.

Join Californians in conserving water by taking the #DirtyCarPledge

Follow ClimateStore on Pinterest for more easy carbon lowering ideas..


ClimateStore offers great products to help you reduce your carbon footprint!

Designed for outdoor use, the multi-functional Soji Illume brings a bigger, bolder elegant glow to outdoor spaces using solar power. Made of durable weather resistant nylon and equipped with dual white LEDs and a stainless steel hanging handle.

This kit has all the materials you need to weatherize up to 5 windows for the winter. Once installed, this film forms an air tight seal around your windows.

Soji solar powered lanterns glow beautifully after the sun sets without the hassle of electrical cords. Elegant festival lantern accordions open, collect sunlight all day and turn themselves on to cast a beautiful glow by night.

The Blinder 1 LED bike light is small, but packs a powerful punch! At 20 lumens, provides wide beam of 10-15 ft of road visibility and can be seen from over 500 yards away.

EcoStrip acts as a normal power strip and surge protector for your computer and peripheral devices. Use this strip to totally shut down your entertainment system or office systems when you are done using them.

Niagara's Sava Spa Showerhead offers performance with the look of luxury while also saving on your energy and water bills. Available in a white or chrome finish and both models include an easy-to-use 360 degree swivel head that comes standard with a 10 year warranty.