CCL's webpage describing the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, legislation we support as a viable solution to climate change.
CCL's Resources webpage for information to help you be a climate resource for your community.
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
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
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
From Our World in Data, Why did renewables become so cheap so fast?
United Nations Environment Program, Emissions Gap Report 2020
Good News from Australia, from the Climate Council
NYT article, Belching Cows and Endless Feedlots
SciAm's October 14, 2020 Earth and Environment weekly
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
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
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