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About

What is YourEarth?

YourEarth is a climate change app that helps cut carbon emissions by rewarding people to take at least one daily action towards reducing their carbon footprint.

YourEarth will lead people to take action on climate change on three levels: personally, politically, and socially. Personally, the app will help educate people on basic things like the emissions contributions of beef and reward them for eating lower on the food chain. Additionally, people will be awarded points for having LED lights, increased insulation put in their attic, riding public transportation, buying fewer items, etc. Politically, people will be awarded points for political actions such as boycotting companies that are detrimental to the environment, voting for legislation good for environment, volunteering in a political campaign that benefits the environment, spending time on our non-profit “Laudato Si' USA”’s social media organizing in ways beneficial for the environment. Socially, the app will provide a network feature where people can connect with others in their local area who are interested in participating in group activities that would lower carbon emission (carpooling, trading goods to reduce consumption, volunteering to pick up roadside waste...) or celebrity hosted awareness events. These are just a few of the actions users will be able to take on the app. One of the most interactive features will be our app rewards auction which users will be able to use their points they earn from eliminating their carbon emissions to bid on rewards. . We believe that if we reward our users for cutting their carbon emissions they will be more engaged in making a change.

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Video with YourEarth App featured on KGW News
Video with YourEarth App featured on KGW News

Why did we create YourEarth?

YourEarth was inspired by Pope Francis’ Encyclical, Laudato Si that he released in Spring 2015. We have started a Non-Profit called Laudato Si USA in response to Pope Francis’ call to action to act. Pope Francis has called on the world to act on climate change stating “The time to find global solutions is running out. There is therefore a clear, definite, and urgent ethical imperative to act now.” Our user friendly app will help people to reduce their carbon footprint via educational and inspiring content. Join us and together we will be the change our world needs.

Pope Francis
Pope Francis

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Risks and challenges

As with any app, there is the challenge of maintaining an active and engaged user base. YourEarth entices daily user participation by rewarding completed activities with points that can be used to bid on environmentally friendly products in our app rewards auction. The auction will offer a wide range of products including clothing, makeup, tech gadgets, and toys, among other things to reward frequent user participation.

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