RESOURCES - to learn more!
Climate Change General
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.
Explore the US Climate Resilience Toolkit
Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Carbon Sequestration
Description of biological and technological carbon sequestration
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.
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, www.RVAGreen2050.com,
Hesperian Guide to Environmental Health
Food Production and Agriculture
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 and Organizations and New Items
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.
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."
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.