Mitigation describes any method of preventing the harmful effects of climate change, from protecting vulnerable ecosystems to improving air quality in polluted regions. Many mitigation strategies aim to decrease the emissions of greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide and methane, the cause of global warming. By mitigating our environmental harms, we help to create a better and more sustainable world for future generations. Here in Montclair, there are many ways you can decrease your carbon footprint individually or with others. Click “Take Action” below to act now!