Resources

1. CLIMATE – SCIENCE

2. CLIMATE – SOLUTIONS

3. CLIMATE – GLOBAL

4. CLIMATE – FEDERAL AND STATE

5. CLIMATE – COMMUNICATION, FILMS, BOOKS

6. CLIMATE – ART

7. CLIMATE – POLITICS

8. CLIMATE – COLLECTIVE ACTION

9. CLIMATE – CARBON FOOTPRINT

10. CLIMATE – EDUCATION

11. CLIMATE – PENNSYLVANIA NON-PROFITS

12. SP EPISODES

 

1. CLIMATE – SCIENCE

NASA Global Climate Change

NOAA Climate

CLIMATE CENTRAL

SKEPTICAL SCIENCE

CLIMATE NEXUS

CLIMATE SIGNALS

CLIMATE FEEDBACK

CLIMATE SCIENCE RAPID RESPONSE TEAM 

CLIMATE IN URBAN SYSTEMS PARTNERSHIP CUSP

 

2. CLIMATE – SOLUTIONS

SUSTAINABILITY PIONEERS

PROJECT DRAWDOWN

THE SOLUTIONS PROJECT

CLIMATE NEXUS – SOLUTIONS

ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE

DAVID SUZUKI ORGANIZATION

ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY

THE NATURAL STEP

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES ONLINE

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS 

INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES 

PASSIVE HOUSE INSTITUTE 

 

3. CLIMATE – GLOBAL

INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE

UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

UN ENVIRONMENT

UN REFUGEE AGENCY / climate

EUROPEAN UNION energy goals

EU ACTIV energy

EU ACTIV Climate change

CLIMATE AND MIGRATION COALITION

 

4. CLIMATE – FEDERAL AND STATE

EPA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

AEL TRACKER

 

5. CLIMATE – COMMUNICATION

CLIMATE NEXUS

CLIMATE CENTRAL

INSIDE CLIMATE NEWS

YALE PROGRAM ON CLIMATE CHANGE COMMUNICATION

YALE CLIMATE CONNECTIONS 

YALE CLIMATE OPINION MAPS – US 2016

GRIST

DAILY CLIMATE

ECONEWS

CLIMATE PROGRESS

CLEAN TECHNICA

CLIMATE CHANGE NEWS

THE GUARDIAN/climate

NEW YORK TIMES

WASHINGTON POST

TRUMP ON EARTH

ENERGY POST

CLIMATE OUTREACH

MEDIA MATTERS How Broadcast Networks Covered Climate Change In 2016

GET BOULDER: A CONVERSATION WITH MAX BOYKOFF: CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE MEDIA

CLIMATE CHAT

 

FILMS 

SUSTAINABILITY PIONEERS

 COMMUNITOPIA 

GREEN WORLD RISING

YOUNG VOICES FOR THE PLANET 

CLIMATE CHANGE TV

CHASING ICE 

THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING

 YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY 

YOUNG VOICES FOR THE PLANET 

THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES 

 

BOOKS, AUTHORS – list under construction

RENEE LERTZMAN: ENVIRONMENTAL MELANCHOLIA

 

6. CLIMATE – ART  

CREATIVES FOR CLIMATE, CREATIVES FOR CLIMATE ON FB

ARTISTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE – lot of links to organizations dedicated to exploring the intersection of arts & climate change

JULIE’S BICYCLE

 

7. CLIMATE – POLITICS

IN-DEPTH SURVEY BY PEW RESEARCH CENTER

VOTE SMART

CLIMATE HAWKS

LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS

FOLLOW THE MONEY 

ENVIRONMENTAL VOTER PROJECT

 

8. CLIMATE – COLLECTIVE ACTION

UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS 

CLIMATE GENERATION

CITIZENS’ CLIMATE LOBBY

CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT

NEXT GEN CLIMATE 

republicEn 

YOUNG CONSERVATIVES FOR ENERGY REFORM

350.ORG

10:10 UK

SIERRA CLUB 

DEARTOMORROW 

NRDC 

CLIMATE PARENTS

CLIENT EARTH: REPORT ON COMMUNITY POWER 

 

9. CLIMATE – CARBON FOOTPRINT

CARBON FOOTPRINT OF NATIONS

HOUSEHOLD CARBON FOOTPRINT CALCULATOR

 EPA’S PERSONAL GREENHOUSE GAS CALCULATOR

NATURE CONSERVANCY CARBON FOOTPRINT CALCULATOR 

APP: TRACK YOUR IMPACT

 

6. CLIMATE – EDUCATION

CLIMATE GENERATION – A WILL STEGER LEGACY

Climate Generation offers a suite of Grades 3-12 curriculum resources in the form of curriculum guides, as well as online modules that can be downloaded for free.

 

11. CLIMATE – PENNSYLVANIA NON-PROFITS

SOLARIZE ALLEGHENY

PENNFUTURE

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE

CONSERVATION CONSULTANTS

CLIMATE IN URBAN SYSTEMS PARTNERSHIP PITTSBURGH

ALLEGHENY FRONT 

PHIPPS CONSERVANCY AND BOTANICAL GARDENS

PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY & FRICK ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

SUSTAINABLE PITTSBURGH 

WOMEN FOR HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT

PENN ENVIRONMENT

GROUP AGAINST SMOG AND POLLUTION

THE BREATHE PROJECT 

PASSIVE HOUSE WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

 

12. SP EPISODES

EPISODE 10: FINDING OUR POWER

 

Human mind and climate change

www.reneelertzman.com

 

Climate Change in the American Mind: May 2017 report by Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/climate-change-american-mind-may-2017/6/

 

 

Media and climate change

https://www.mediamatters.org/research/2017/09/08/STUDY-ABC-and-NBC-drop-the-ball-on-covering-the-impact-of-climate-change-on-hurricanes/217881

https://www.mediamatters.org/research/2017/03/23/how-broadcast-networks-covered-climate-change-2016/215718

http://archives.cjr.org/essay/the_danger_of_fair_and_balance.php

https://nexusmedianews.com/abc-and-nbc-failed-to-explain-how-climate-change-fueled-hurricane-harvey-fcdb24c0477a

 

Money in politics

www.opensecrets.org

www.followthemoney.org

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/06/21/attention-scott-pruitt-red-teams-and-blue-teams-are-no-way-to-conduct-climate-science/?utm_term=.ebaa835da9cf

 

Heartland Institute: Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming report AND responses to it by the science community  

https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/why-scientists-disagree-about-global-warming

https://climatefeedback.org/report-heartland-institute-sent-to-influence-us-teachers-on-climate-change-earns-an-f-from-scientists/

http://static.nsta.org/pdfs/HeartlandLetter.pdf

https://ncse.com/news/2017/04/ncses-counter-heartland-flyers-0018526

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa815f

 

 

 

Pittsburgh & Climate Action

Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan http://pittsburghpa.gov/onepgh/index.html

Comments and input on the draft can be sent to climate@pittsburghpa.gov

Executive Order, City of Pittsburgh, Office of the Mayor Reinforcing Pittsburgh’s Commitment to the Global Partnership on Climate Change

http://apps.pittsburghpa.gov/mayorpeduto/Climate_exec_order_06.02.17_(1).pdf

Frick Environmental Center https://www.pittsburghparks.org/frick-environmental-center

 

SP 10 Graphics background info

Climate spiral by Ed Hawkins:  https://www.climate-lab-book.ac.uk/spirals/

Truth About Job Creation: http://www.peri.umass.edu/fileadmin/pdf/other_publication_types/green_economics/economic_benefits/economic_benefits.PDF

 

EPISODE 9: HOME SWEET HOME

Climate refugees

Internal Displacement Monitoring Center: Global estimates 2015 report People Displaced by Disasters

The Economist 11/27/2015: Adaptation to climate change, new normal

Climate Wars – Syria with Thomas Friedman” by Years of Living Dangerously

 

Passive House

Passive House Institute 

 

The Truth About Job Creation

The Economic Benefits of Investing in Clean Energy: How the Economic Stimulus Program and New Legislation Can Boost U.S. Economic Growth and Employment (Table 5, page 29, of “The Economic Benefits of Investing in Clean Energy)

Green Versus Brown: Comparing the employment impacts of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and fossil fuels using an input-output model

 

Green Growth: A U.S. Program for Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities