Climate Change Resources

Here is a list of resources related to climate change. If you have others you think we should include, email us at cag@l2020.org. Also see the Climate Change Plans and Impacts page for local, state, national Climate Mitigation Plans and Adaptation Plans, IPCC reports, etc.

WEBSITES

Want to educate yourself about some of the climate change myths that are circulating and how one can respond? Here are a few good sites:

https://www.skepticalscience.com/argument.php

http://grist.org/series/skeptics/

There are lots of great sites for learning more about climate change, here are a few:

Climate Science from climate scientists: http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/

NOAA’s Climate Site: http://www.climate.gov/

Daily Climate Change News: http://www.dailyclimate.org/

EPA’s Climate Site: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/

NASA’s web page: use the ‘Facts’ drop down menu to learn more about the Evidence, Facts, Causes, Scientific Consensus, etc. http://climate.nasa.gov

CO2 emissions and budgets: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/how-many-gigatons-of-co2/

CLEANet: a easily searchable collection of 650+ ready-to-use resources that include activities, resources, videos, etc. suitable for middle school through adult audiences http://cleanet.org/index.html

The impact of eating meat on global emissions is significant – it is more than transportation. Here is an article summarizing the impact.

There is an interesting set of new articles and resources regarding the psychological challenges of dealing with climate change. Here are a few:

The Great Grief: How to Cope with Losing Our World

Resources for Building Psychosocial Resilience

And a little climate humor:

Pearls Before Swine Carbon Footprint

How Climate Change Will Affect Man-on-a-desert-island Cartoons

Climate of terror cartoon

John Stewart’s Climate March Report

BOOKS

Archer, David and Rahmstorf, Stefan. The Climate Crisis.

Begley, Ed, Jr. Ed Begley Jr.’s Guide to Sustainable Living: Learning to Conserve Resources and Manage an Eco-Conscious Life

Begley, Ed., Jr. Living Like Ed: A Guide to the Eco-Friendly Life

Division on Earth and Life Studies and National Research Council. Climate Change: Evidence, Impacts, and Choices

Gershon, David. Low Carbon Diet: A 30 Day Program to Lose 5,000 Pounds

Hertsgaard, Mark. HOT – Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth

Jamieson, Dale. Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed — and What it Means for Our Future

Klein, Naomi. This Changes Everything

Leonard, Annie. The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession With Stuff is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health – And a Vision for Change

Pahl, Greg. Power from the People: How to Organize, Finance, and Launch Local Energy Projects.

Terry, Beth. Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too

The Union of Concerned Scientists, Shulman, Seth. Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living

DOCUMENTARY MOVIES/SERIES

A Fierce Green Fire

All.I.Can

A Passion for Sustainability

A Sea Change

Dirty Business

Six Degrees Could Change the World

Tapped

TED Talks: Environmental Project Makeover

Years of Living Dangerously

YERT – Your Environmental Road Trip

PRESENTATION SLIDES

Truth in 10 – Al Gore’s 2017 10-minute presentation that will help you spread a simple message to your community: the climate crisis is urgent, but the solutions are at hand.

VIDEOS

Visualize a Century of Global Warming in Just 35 Seconds

 

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