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Check out our YouTube Channel for presenters hosted by CVILLE100 Climate Alliance!

Lonnie Murray on Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Climate Change. (Date + 1-2 sentence description)

Bill Espinosa on the Changing Judicial Environment for Climate Action.

Michael Payne Discusses EV Buses and More

Rob McGinnis PEC

The Health Effects of Climate Change in Charlottesville, VA,
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.
Created by:    Members of CVILLE100 created this video to share health effects for the local population.


Climate Change General

Yale Climate Connections

Summary of Climate Change 141 Slide Deck by Nat Bullard
Podcast to discuss the first half

Project Drawdown
The World’s Leading Resource for Climate Solutions

6 Claims Made by Climate Change Skeptics—and How to Respond | Rainforest Alliance ( 

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


Which state is winning at renewable energy production?
Check it out.  Virginia is ranked 39/50!

Actions of Minnesota and Colorado - Can Virginia learn from them?

The EV Revolution Brings Environmental Uncertainty at Every Turn

Mining enough minerals to achieve EV goals is going to be challenging.  Read this summary of where minerals are currently mined and the potential to mine more in the US.

Residential Solar - NEM 3.0 Proposal and Impacts for California

Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Carbon Sequestration

Description of biological and technological carbon sequestration

Launch of the Family Forests program by the Nature Conservancy to assist small landowners in maximizing carbon sequestration and obtaining carbon credits.

"Farming for Carbon Capture: Using Cover Crops for Climate Resiliency," Professional agronomist & author Dale Strickler joins describes soil regeneration using cover crops and pasture management and the science behind soil carbon sequestration.

Green Urban Development

Just Green Enough, edited by Winifred Curran and Trina Hamilton

Technology and Raw Materials

Explore how data science can help fight climate change.  

The top 20 EVs of 2023 are reviewed here from Forbes magazine.

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

The Health Effects of Climate Change in Charlottesville, VA

Climate Change In The Commonwealth-Health Implications And Challenges
recorded 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

Greening Richmond - non-profit works with youth,,

Food Production and Agriculture

Cultivate Charlottesville

Connection between Climate Change and Plastics

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, Organizations and New Items

Virginia Clean Economy Act  webinar hosted by Senior Statesmen

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.

Books 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." 

Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson - a breathtaking look at the challenges that face our planet in all their sprawling magnitude.