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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
The World’s Leading Resource for Climate Solutions
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
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.
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,
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
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.