Climate Resources
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CCL's webpage describing the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, legislation we support as a viable solution to climate change.

 

Laser Talks are focused, brief discussions about our work in six categories: Climate Science, Impacts, Policy Design, Technology, Politics, and International.

 

CCL's Resources webpage for information to help you be a climate resource for your community.

"116 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint"

Climate Websites and Publications

IMF - International Monetary Fund's Climate Change Page

 

IPCC - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IEA - International Energy Institute

EIA - US Energy Information Administration

NOAA Climate - Climate at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration

NASA - Climate Change and Global Warming

CarbonTracker CT2019 - a measurement and modeling system developed by NOAA to keep track of sources and sinks of carbon dioxide around the world

Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide - from the Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases research area of NOAA's Global Monitoring Laboratory

World Resources Institute - a global research organization whose work focuses on the issues at the intersection of the environment and development.

Indigenous Environmental Network - a network of grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals that address environmental and economic justice issues

Carbon Pricing: A Critical Perspective for Community Resistance

350.org - an international environmental organization addressing the climate crisis

Post Carbon Institute - a think tank providing information and analysis on climate change and energy scarcity

Rocky Mountain Institute - a US research organization dedicated to publication and education in the general field of sustainability

Katharine Hayhoe - an atmospheric scientist and political science professor at Texas Tech University and well-known climate action advocate

Global Conservation Rollbacks Tracker - monitoring rollbacks to conservation efforts around the world during the pandemic

The Exponential Climate Roadmap - highlights the 36 solutions that can scale exponentially to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 worldwide

InvestigateWest - an investigative journalism newsroom focused on critical issues that impact our communities throughout the Pacific Northwest and Cascadia

Climate Justice Alliance - an alliance formed to create a new center of gravity in the climate movement by uniting frontline communities and organizations into a formidable force

 
Selected News Articles

2021

From SciAm (10/1/21), Massively Reducing Food Waste Could Feed the World

From Inside Climate News (4/17/21), Ecocide: Should Destruction of the Planet Be a Crime?

From Vox (9/12/21), How to end the American obsession with driving

From Vox (9/10/21), What’s the worst that could happen?

From Undark (9/9/21), Opinion: The Messy Truth About Carbon Footprints

From The Guardian (9/8/21), Vast majority of fossil fuels 'must stay in the ground' to stem climate crisis

From Reuters (8/19/21), Sweden's HYBRIT delivers world's first fossil-free steel

SciAm's (8/18/21), Earth and Environment Weekly

From Inside Climate News (8/15/21), The Repercussions of a Changing Climate, in 5 Devastating Charts

SciAm's (8/11/21), Earth & Environment Weekly

From the IPCC and The NY Times (8/9/21), 1.5°C Temperature Rise Is Inevitable...

From Inside Climate News (7/21/21), Do Leaked Climate Reports Help or Hurt Public Understanding of Global Warming?

From the NY Times (7/21/21), America in 2090: The Impact of Extreme Heat, in Maps

SciAm's (7/21/21), Earth & Environment weekly

An Opinion by Ezra Klein of the NY Times (7/15/21), It Seems Odd That We Would Just Let the World Burn
From SciAm (6/20/21), The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth
From the NY Times (6/14/21), Our Response to Climate Change Is Missing Something Big, Scientists Say
From Yale Climate Connections (6/8/21), Geoengineering: A worst-case Plan B? Or a fuse not to be lit?
From the NYT (5/18/21), International Energy Agency issues warning to nations to drop fossil fuels, fast
From the NYT (5/6/21), The Lithium Gold Rush: Inside the Race to Power Electric Vehicles
From Scientific American (4/14/21), Climate Risks Bill Could Spark Shift to Truly Green Economy
From the NYT (4/24/21), Halting the Vast Release of Methane Is Critical for Climate, U.N. Says

From The Seattle Times (4/16/21), Clean Hydrogen Energy in Washington State

Inside Climate News (3/31/21) - Nine Ways Biden’s $2 Trillion Plan Will Tackle Climate Change

Offshore Wind Power: Poised (finally) to Take Off on the East Coast?, from The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (3/6/21)

From InvestigateWest (INVW) (2/24/21), Visualizing Climate-Vulnerable Communities 

Terra Carta, For Nature, People & Planet (1/11/21)

 

2020

From Our World in Data, Why did renewables become so cheap so fast?

United Nations Environment Program, Emissions Gap Report 2020

From SciAm, On Climate, Biden Must Do More than Undo Trump's Damage

Good News from Australia, from the Climate Council

NYT article, Belching Cows and Endless Feedlots

SciAm's October 14, 2020 Earth and Environment weekly 

It’s not magic: Scientists are trying to reflect outer space to cool the Earth, from the Wash Post.

From Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute, What If Preventing Collapse Isn't Profitable?

A New Gold Standard for Green Architecture, from the Wash Post

From the Wash Post, 'Unprecedented' climate change is fueling wildfire crisis

REALLY???

Commentary from Erin Brockovich, The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine

From The NY Times, U.S. Flood Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods.  Is climate change finally starting to sink in?

SciAm's August 12, 2020 Earth & Environment weekly

From SciAm, Will 2020 Be the Hottest Year on Record?

Revealed: how the gas industry is waging war against climate action, from The Guardian

An older op-ed from The Guardian by Bill McKibben regarding the Keystone pipeline

Science Denial, from Scientific American

From the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, A dirty battle for a nuclear bailout in Ohio

The Great Climate Migration Has Begun, from The NY Times

From Scientific American, methane's upward trend

CO2 in Earth's atmosphere nearing levels of 15 million years ago, from The Guardian

How to fight climate change: Spread rock dust on farmland, from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

From The Guardian, North Atlantic right whales near extinction

I've Seen a Future Without Cars, and It's Amazing,  an op-ed from The NY Times

From the Wash Post and Nature Communications, Anti-climatic. Even if we start to fix climate change, the proof may not show up for 30 years

From Scientific American, rolling back environmental protections...

Good news on renewable energy, from The Guardian

From Inside Climate News, the EPA claims victory in Wisconsin

From The Washington Post, poll says most Americans want more from the government on climate change

From The Guardian, IEA chief issues warning

Review of movie 2040, from the NY Times

From Scientific American, setting a price on carbon pollution