Here’s how a top climate scientist is reducing her own impact on the environment

Recently, the news about our planet’s health hasn’t been great.

Studies have pointed out that we may be headed toward a “hothouse” Earth scenario — a catastrophic tipping point that could cause seas to rise another 200 feet, inundating many major cities. Scientists and engineers have now started proposing that we build giant Antarctic sea walls to keep melting glaciers from slamming into our shores.

But not everyone is wallowing in despair.

One climate scientist in Lubbock, Texas, is making her own set of changes at home to help keep the planet cool.

Read more here.