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CUSP kits actively engage Pittsburgh residents in exploring local climate change impacts and solutions. Each activity focuses on a specific topic, and using several kits together highlights the connections between different systems, solutions, and infrastructure. Scroll down to learn more about the kits in our lending library.

 

 

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Choices in Your Neighborhood

Access to resources and sustainable choices in a neighborhood contribute to climate change. Participants see how their neighborhood’s choices stack up to others across Pittsburgh.

Topics: Built Infrastructure, Ecology, Energy Use, Food, Land Use, Transportation, Water

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Complete Streets

Carbon dioxide released from transportation contributes to climate change. Participants design a city street and consider the balance between alternative transportation, traffic, and carbon footprint.

Topics: Ecology, Energy Use, Transportation

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CUSP Climate Change Playground

Multiple CUSP Kits and organizations under one festival tent allow visitors to make connections between different city systems and multiple solutions.  Organize your own Climate Change Playground!

Topics: Built Infrastructure, Ecology, Energy Use, Extreme Weather, Food, Land Use, Temperature Increase, Transportation, Water

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Hidden Cost Café

Carbon dioxide released from food production contributes to climate change. Participants create their own meal and experiment with the carbon footprint of their food choices.

Topics: Energy Use, Food, Land Use, Transportation

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It takes Energy to Get to the Game

Carbon dioxide released from transportation and food production contributes to climate change. Participants run the bases to discover the climate impact of their game-day choices.

Topics: Transportation

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What about Pittsburgh?

Carbon dioxide released from transportation contributes to climate change. Participants explore examples of how other cities approach transportation issues and imagine the possibilities for Pittsburgh.

Topics: Built Infrastructure, Energy Use, Land Use, Transportation

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