Conservation Society (SCS) has been working to protect the temperate
rainforest of southeast
Sitka provides great information on what and how to recycle in
Climate Change Strategy The State of
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Alaska Center for the Environment
Alaska Conservation Foundation
Warming Links by topic at: http://www.filtersfast.com/global-warming.asp
websites provide tips, news, and product information on how to reduce your carbon
footprint. Check out www.howtoreduceglobalwarming.com
Green - www.begreennow.com.
Climate Ark is dedicated to promoting public policy that addresses Global Climate Change through reductions in carbon and other emissions, energy conservation, alternative energy sources and ending deforestation.
Climate Solutions offers practical solutions to global warming. Climate Solutions is an Earth Island Institute project. Their mission is to stop global warming at the earliest point possible by helping the Northwestern area of the
Global Warming: Focus on the Future grabs your attention with startling statistics and excellent photography. Look here for a sobering overview of global warming.
HotEarth.Net - Well rounded site featuring informational articles on the causes of global warming, its harmful effects, and solutions that could stop it. Check out their Take Action section to see how you can get involved.
www.iclei-usa.org - ICLEI is a membership organization assisting local communities with climate change mitigation and adaptation solutions.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - Recognizing the problem of potential global climate change the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established the IPCC in 1988. The role of the IPCC is to assess the scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change.
Union of Concerned Scientists offers quality resource sections on global warming and ozone depletion. It includes briefings, updates, FAQs, recommendations, fact sheets, analysis, links, guides, statements and what you can do.
World Wildlife Foundation Climate Change Campaign - Much of the information here is what various countries are doing, and not doing, as follow up to the
Electric Cars: A Definitive Guide - http://www.hybridcars.com/electric-car
Check out this website for great information on electric vehicles.
Electric Heaters - check out
Home Insulation Improvements - Information about how to improve the energy efficiency of your home through proper insulation - provided by Energy Star
Home Heating and Cooling Improvements - Information on regular maintenance of heating and cooling systems and how to replace older systems with new energy efficient systems - provided by Energy Star
LED (Light Emmiting Diode) light bulbs are now available on the market. The up front cost is high, but they last a really long time and use only a fraction of the energy used by standard light bulbs and even CFLs.
ABOUT LED LIGHT: http://www.my-led-light-bulbs.com/
LEARN MORE: http://www.ccrane.com/lights/led-light-bulbs/led-lighting/index.aspx
LED Bulbs for Sale: http://www.ccrane.com/lights/led-light-bulbs/index.aspx go to bottom of page for breakdown on $$ and energy savings over the life of the bulb.
LED Bulbs for
About CFL Bulbs - An introduction to compact flourescent light bulbs.
Learn About CFL Bulbs - Information about how to select CFLs for your home and office - provided by Energy Star - some people are finding that CFLs are lasting only a few months, not living up to the stated specifications - please be sure you are purchasing the correct bulb for the fixture in which it will be used.
Purchase Compact Flourescent Bulbs - screw in base
Purchase Compact Flourescent Bulbs - plug in base - If you cannot find what you are looking for at the various stores in town, try this website. Also encourage local hardware stores like True Value and Spenards to stock these bulbs.
on Global Warming with Map - Curiculum Guide for the Climate Impacts Map and
Teachers' Guide - Teachers' Guide to High Quality Educational Materials on Climate Change and Global Warming
Lesson Plan - Lesson plan and resources for teaching middle school and high school students about global warming
Resources for Teachers - Links to lesson plans and resource links for presenting the issue of global warming in the classroom
Resources for Teachers - Links to lesson plans and resources for teaching K-12 about global climate change