Adopt a Polar Bear Program

Welcome to Cool the Earth

Our mission is to inspire each of us to take climate change action!

Since 2007, we’ve offered simple ideas to reduce carbon emissions. More than 250,000 families have been inspired to take 300,000 energy-saving actions.

Our Programs

Take climate action for clean air and blue skies!

Adopt a Polar Bear is a fun and empowering program for students in grades K-5. It’s free and open to all. 

In English

In Spanish

Koda sleeping in the Arctic

Program Components

  1. Children’s Videos: three short child-focused videos telling the story of Koda.
  2. Parent’s Video: short parent video about ways to reduce their carbon footprint.
  3. Family Climate Pledges: family climate action pledges.
  4. Creative Activity: student creative activity to express the lessons learned.


Here’s a short video about Cool the Earth and the Adopt a Polar Bear program.

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