Resources

1. CLIMATE – SCIENCE, CAUSES, IMPACTS

2. CLIMATE – SOLUTIONS

3. CLIMATE – GLOBAL, FEDERAL AND STATE POLICY PERSPECTIVES AND INITIATIVES

4. CLIMATE – COLLECTIVE ACTION, INDIVIDUAL ACTION, CARBON FOOTPRINT

5. CLIMATE – COMMUNICATION, FILMS, BOOKS, ART

6. CLIMATE – EDUCATION

7. CLIMATE – PENNSYLVANIA NON-PROFITS

8. SP EPISODES – LEARN MORE

 

1. CLIMATE – SCIENCE, CAUSES, IMPACTS

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, FEDERAL, STATE POLICY PERSPECTIVES AND INITIATIVES

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

 

FEDERAL AND STATE

Fourth National Climate Assessment: Climate Science Special Report

EPA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

ENERGY STAR 

DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

ADVANCED ENERGY LEGISLATION TRACKER

 

4. CLIMATE – COLLECTIVE, INDIVIDUAL ACTION, CARBON FOOTPRINTS

COLLECTIVE

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

MORE THAN SCIENTISTS

UN CARBON OFFSET PLATFORM 

IN-DEPTH SURVEY BY PEW RESEARCH CENTER

VOTE SMART

CLIMATE HAWKS

LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS

FOLLOW THE MONEY

OPEN SECRETS

ENVIRONMENTAL VOTER PROJECT

 

INDIVIDUAL ACTION

TAKE ACTION – CLIMATE GENERATION

DEARTOMORROW

CARBON FOOTPRINT FACT SHEET (and ideas how to reduce one’s carbon footprint) by University of Michigan School of Environment and Sustainability

CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS BANK for families, communities, states, federal

Homeowners’s Guide to Sustainability by Angie’s List

 

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

United Nations CARBON FOOTPRINT CALCULATOR

 

5. CLIMATE – COMMUNICATION, FILMS, BOOKS, ART

COMMUNICATION

SECRET TO TALKING ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE – check out this brilliant little video by the Alliance for Climate Education and Renee Lertzman!

CLIMATE NEXUS – great way to stay updated on all kinds of climate news.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NEWS

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

CARBON BRIEF

 

FILMS 

SUSTAINABILITY PIONEERS

 COMMUNITOPIA 

GREEN WORLD RISING

YOUNG VOICES FOR THE PLANET 

CLIMATE CHANGE TV

CHASING ICE 

CHASING CORAL

THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING

 YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY 

THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES 

 

BOOKS

 ENVIRONMENTAL MELANCHOLIA by Renee Lertzman

THE MYTH GAP by Alex Evans

PATHWAYS TO OUR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE by Patricia DeMarco

DRAWDOWN by Paul Hawken

SURVIVING THE 21ST CENTURY by Julian Cribb

 

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

INSIDE THE GREENHOUSE 

 

6. CLIMATE – EDUCATION

CLIMATE GENERATION – A WILL STEGER LEGACY – Check out the their climate curriculum!

YOUNG VOICES FOR THE PLANET

ALLIANCE FOR CLIMATE EDUCATION

SCIENCENETLINKS

New York Times LESSON PLAN ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE PEOPLE ALREADY HARMED BY IT

 

 

7. CLIMATE – PENNSYLVANIA NON-PROFITS

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

SOLARIZE ALLEGHENY

 

 

8. SP EPISODES – LEARN MORE

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

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

Frick Environmental Center

 

SP 10 Graphics background info

Climate spiral by Ed Hawkins:

Truth About Job Creation

 

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