We are formalizing the race to zero carbon. That means we are inviting everyone to make a formal declaration that they are in the race at every level. Let's make this official!

Join the First Gigawatt Down Campaign!

Aug 28, 2019

You are a climate activist. You join in the climate strikes. You call on politicians and others to take action. But as you call for action, you can’t shake the feeling that the action you’re calling for is…a bit vague. You want to be sure it will add up. This campaign is for YOU!

Player’s Rights

Jun 02, 2018

A Zero Carbon Player has rights. Here they are.

So the USA pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement

Jun 05, 2017

Condemnations from all around. Now what?

The Player’s Pledge

Jun 01, 2017

Are you in the race to zero carbon? Take the first step to an awesome, sustainable future.

Zero Carbon Coaching Pledge

May 12, 2017

Coaching the Race to Zero Carbon is a privilege and responsibility that demands commitment and a high standard of excellence. Are you ready to be a Zero Carbon Coach? Take the Coaches Pledge!

States, Players & Specialized Teams

Dec 03, 2016

In the Race to Zero Carbon, who, or what is actually racing?

Applying to 100&Change

Oct 14, 2016

We did it! We submitted an application to the historic MacArthur Foundation 100&Change competition. A huge thank you to all our advisors for your feedback, encouragement and great suggestions!

Turning the Race to Zero Carbon into a national pastime

Oct 14, 2016

What would it take to turn the Race to Zero Carbon into a national pastime? Join the Competition Committee and help make it happen!

Now means now

Aug 16, 2016

So, remind me. When are we supposed to get to zero carbon?

First Ever Race to Zero Carbon 5K & 10K Recap

Jul 27, 2016

Thank you so much to all who came out on Saturday morning, May 21, 2016, to support the first ever ‪#‎RacetoZeroCarbon‬! We had such a great time at the race and we hope you did too. Congratulations to the runners! And to all who participated in the Zero Carbon Coaching Clinic! It was truly wonderful to see so many people engaged in conversations about how to get New Jersey ALL THE WAY to net zero carbon emissions!

The Proclamation Challenge

May 01, 2016

Is your town in the Race to Zero Carbon? Invite your Mayor to make a formal Proclamation.

Race to Be the First Net Zero Carbon State

Aug 25, 2014

What will it take to turn the Race to Zero Carbon into a national pastime? What will it take to win? And who is in the lead?

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