Category: Resources

These resources are a variety of different websites and articles that we have found useful for reflecting on climate change and taking action. Please share your resources with us and we will post them to this site.

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Traveling Thoughtfully

Some information to help Carbon calculators used: Atmosfair. A German website that sells offsets and has an air travel calculator at https://www.atmosfair.de/en/kompensieren/flug Carbon Footprint. An British website that sells offsets and has a number of carbon calculators at http://www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx; click the “Flights” tab Carbon calculators vary in sophistication. For instance, Atmosfair’s climate impact calculator includes … Continue reading Traveling Thoughtfully

Climate Change and Travel References

Intoduction The climate change letter on the home page of Greenwriters (http://www.greenwriters.com) has much detailed and organized references for climate change. The references here are more focused on travel and climate change. IPCC discussion on the Carbon Cycle 2013 IPCC Working Group 1 Chapter 6, Carbon and Other Biochemical Cycles at http://www.climatechange2013.org/images/report/WG1AR5_Chapter06_FINAL.pdf In particular, Box … Continue reading Climate Change and Travel References

Key statements about Climate Change

“What We Know” is a clearly written statement for lay people by climate scientists who are part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Their main points: Based on well-established evidence, about 97% of climate scientists have concluded that human-caused climate change is happening. We are at risk of pushing our climate … Continue reading Key statements about Climate Change

PORTAL 5 Things I have learned that have forever changed how I look at us and our earth

As I have slowed down and begun to take in some of the current information, four things have most affected how I look at everything these days. FIRST, CO2 in the atmosphere remains in the atmosphere for decades to centuries to even longer. (see Archer et. al. PDF) This means that anything that we spew … Continue reading PORTAL 5 Things I have learned that have forever changed how I look at us and our earth

PORTAL 1 “Just the facts, doc…”

“What We Know” is a clearly written statement for lay people by climate scientists who are part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Their main points: Based on well-established evidence, about 97% of climate scientists have concluded that human-caused climate change is happening. We are at risk of pushing our climate … Continue reading PORTAL 1 “Just the facts, doc…”