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Ever wanted to share your interest in a cause or engage family and friends but weren’t sure how to get the conversation started? Wonder no more. Our Monitor editors are here to offer relevant questions on a specific news topics to help you get the discussion going.

Is it possible to protect the environment without hurting the economy?

Power plant regulations, green technology subsidies, and other environmental protections are often criticized for killing jobs or otherwise slowing growth. Is that fair? Can you think of examples where people are creating wealth while being good stewards of the planet?

What can individuals do to tackle a challenge as big as climate change?

Scientists around the world continue to warn of the threats posed by greenhouse gas emissions, but climate change is a global, wide-scale challenge that can sometimes feel overwhelming. What role can you play on a personal level? What are your tips for conserving water and energy?

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Making a Difference logo aims to spread solar energy to end energy poverty and slow climate change; current crowdfund effort is to support the offering of free construction guides to build high-powered solar concentrators.

Universal Giving helps people give to and volunteer for top-performing charitable organizations around the world. All the organizations and projects listed below have been vetted by Universal Giving; 100 percent of each donation goes directly to the listed cause.

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Osa Conservation

Osa Conservation protects and supports the habitats, people, and wildlife of the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica.

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Greenheart Travel

Greenheart Travel is personally invested in providing cultural immersion programs that change lives, advance careers and create leaders.

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