How to take your panic over Trump and the environment and turn it into real action.

How to take your panic over Trump and the environment and turn it into real action.
<br>A lot of people are worried about the environment right now. And President Trump ... well, he's not helping. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images. He's called climate change a Chinese hoax, made no secret of his disdain for the Clean Power Plan, and signaled that he might withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate deal. But here's the thing: Though the political parties are divided, the American people are largely in agreement — we want to preserve the environment and take proactive steps against climate change. So, with that in mind...Here are 21 things anyone can do over the next four years to take action for the environment:1. Donate to organizations dedicated to environmental causes.You know that old adage about voting with your dollar? Now's the time to put it to use. Check out organizations such as the Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Ocean Conservancy, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, World Wildlife Fund, Alliance for the Great Lakes, Rainforest Trust, or the Conservation Fund.2. If you can't donate yourself — well, how do you like marathons and bake sales?If donating money isn't in the cards, you could try signing up for charity drives or races. The World Wildlife Fund's Panda Nation program, for instance, can help you set up fundraisers that combine events like bake sales or marathons with charitable donations.3. Get your hands dirty by joining a citizen scientist project. A horseshoe crab. Image via iStock. Instead of just promoting science and nature conservation, how about getting involved yourself? Scientists need lay people to help collect important data from all around the country. There are a ton of these projects, from tracking horseshoe crabs in Delaware Bay to watching urban birds. PBS, National Geographic, and Scientific American have lists of citizen science projects for you to help out in your area. 4. Prefer to keep your hands on the cleaner side? Help with research by playing games online.No joke. Some of the