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Climate Change General

Project Drawdown
The World’s Leading Resource for Climate Solutions

Climate-xchange
This group focuses on
market-based tools like carbon pricing that can make a difference in the fight against climate change. There is a wealth of information ranging from technology to policy on this website. They have extremely informative online webinars throughout the month.

Climate Action Business Association
This site has resources about how to make your business climate action-friendly. Lots of great resources for business owners.

New York Times Climate quiz to review how to reduce your environmental footprint


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

EPA - Climate Change


Explore the US Climate Resilience Toolkit


Technology and Raw Materials

Lithium deposits are buried in western North Carolina. Read about the tension between mining companies, consumers and residents of this area as mining this needed metal for manufacturing electronics.

Health Applications
Climate Change In The Commonwealth-Health Implications And Challenges
reco
rded Oct. 14, 2020
UVA Medical Hour
presents
Jeremy Hoffman PhD, Chief Scientist, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond VA
Christine James MSc MD, Institute for Asthma and Allergy; Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action; and Climate Health Now, San Diego CA
Lena Bichell, SMD 2023, Climate Change and Health medical student interest group, UVA

See also
www.RVAGreen2050.com, Greening Richmond - non-profit works with youth

Hesperian Guide to Environmental Health


Food Production and Agriculture


Connection between Climate Change and Plastics
Yale Climate Connections

Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet
May 2019 report released by the Center for International Environmental Law, a nonprofit environmental law organization. This report provides information on the production of plastics from fossil fuels and the emission of green house gases throughout the process from cradle to grave.


Local Resources and Organizations and New Items

https://www.virginiamercury.com/2020/10/30/the-sccs-vanishing-trick-turning-shared-solar-into-no-solar/


Virginia Clean Economy Act webinar hosted by Senior Statesmen
http://seniorstatesmen.org/




Videos

History Climate Change action and approaches in Charlottesville's City Council. This video was created to educate new city council members about the work that has been done in Charlottesville.
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Members of CVILLE100 created this video to share health effects for the local population.
The Health Effects of Climate Change in Charlottesville, VA,


Books and readings for environmentalists

Nature's Best Hope by Douglas W. Tallamy
Recommended by Wild Virginia
. This is a new book about how to improve privately owned land as better habitat. Improving your own backyard is important!

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Recommended by Wild Virginia and discussed in their book club. In this book the author
brings the perspectives of both indigenous knowledge and western science to her work as a botanist. She reminds us that “Even a wounded world is feeding us. Even a wounded world holds us, giving us moments of wonder and joy."


Local Research

Negative Emissions Technology - Is it worth the investment? UVA researches examine the cost and applicability of negative emissions technology to conclude, it is too costly for widespread use.