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Drawdown’s Neighborhood video series takes on the Tri-State area

by Drawdown Stories

Drawdown’s Neighborhood, presented by Project Drawdown, is a series of short documentaries featuring the stories of climate solutions heroes, city by city across America. For its fifth edition, the series heads to the northeast in Drawdown’s Neighborhood: Tri-State – now available online!

Spanning New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, the Tri-State area is one of the largest and most populous metropolitan areas in the world. As such, it both strongly impacts and is heavily impacted by climate change. From record-breaking heat waves to supercharged hurricanes, the Tri-State is all too familiar with the increasing threats wrought by climate change as well as the inequities exacerbated by such disasters. 

Fortunately, the region is also brimming with bold creators, innovative leaders, and energized environmentalists working at the forefront of climate solutions to help their home – and the world – become a greener, healthier, and more equitable place. Drawdown’s Neighborhood: Tri-State passes the mic to eleven of these climate heroes whose voices too often go unheard. 

Voices of the Tri-State

Join Drawdown’s Neighborhood host and Project Drawdown Director of Storytelling and Engagement, Matt Scott, as he introduces us to:

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Help us amplify the work of these Tri-State climate heroes by sharing their stories with others in your network and across social media. Please feel free to copy and paste the posts below:

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Let’s hear it for climate heroes! Check out #DrawdownsNeighborhood: #TriState, presented by @ProjectDrawdown — a short doc series that tells the stories of 11 changemakers bringing climate solutions to their communities.

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Join @ProjectDrawdown on a journey to #PassTheMic to climate heroes whose stories too often go unheard. We’re taking you to the #TriState area to show you how 11 local changemakers are creating a healthier, more livable future for all.

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Need inspiration for #climateaction in your own community? #DrawdownsNeighborhood: #TriState features 11 stories from unsung heroes who are using climate solutions to usher in a better, greener future.

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A graphic for Drawdown's Neighborhood: Tri-State featuring skylines of New York City, Newark, and New Haven


Drawdown’s Neighborhood is produced by the Drawdown Stories team in collaboration with adventure filmmakers Erik Douds and Andrea Willow, as well as Jothsna Harris of Change Narrative. Drawdown Stories identifies and produces multimedia stories as a bridge between the science and solutions of Project Drawdown and the people looking for their own roles in the climate solutions space. To learn more, visit

Drawdown's Neighborhood is part of Project Drawdown's broader storytelling initiative Drawdown Stories, working to "pass the mic" to climate heroes who often go unheard. Past Drawdown's Neighborhood series have featured changemakers in New Orleans, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and the Twin Cities.

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