Promoting Sustainability in East Jefferson County, WA
Here is a list of resources related to climate change. If you have others you think we should include, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also see the Climate Change Plans and Impacts page for local, state, national Climate Mitigation Plans and Adaptation Plans, IPCC reports, etc.
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:
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:
And a little climate humor:
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
A Fierce Green Fire
A Passion for Sustainability
A Sea Change
Six Degrees Could Change the World
TED Talks: Environmental Project Makeover
Years of Living Dangerously
YERT – Your Environmental Road Trip