Resources

We have the power today to change tomorrow!

Small steps in our actions towards climate change and pollution will make big strides in saving our environment.

Resources

Looking for inspiration, ideas, tips & tricks for making an environmental change. Welcome to my resources page, a page dedicated to promoting smart businesses, fantastic ideas and websites to help you make a difference.

Websites

NASA

NASA’s Global Climate Change page is a one-stop resource not only for climate change science information, but also a variety of other climate-related multimedia data and mapping resources.

www.climate.nasa.gov

INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The most recent global climate assessment, including future projects as well as other special reports are available through the IPCC’s portal.

www.ipcc.ch

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency web site includes a comprehensive climate science section and provides users information about impacts by region and strategies for mitigating and adapting.

http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/

U.S. GLOBAL CHANGE RESEARCH PROGRAM

The U.S. Global Change Research Program conducts comprehensive assessments about the impacts of climate change in the U.S., including regional impacts, both observed and projected.

www.globalchange.gov

THE U.S. NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s climate website consolidates U.S. climate trends, data, climate change news, as well as teaching aids and tools to help explain the issues better.

http://www.climate.gov

THE INTERNATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY AGENCY (IRENA)

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organization that produces reports, analysis, case studies, fact sheets and consolidates statistics related to renewable energy.

http://www.irena.org/home/index.aspx?PriMenuID=12&mnu=Pri

THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY (IEA)

The International Energy Agency (IEA), while not devoted exclusively to clean energy, is a source of global, regional, and country level data, trends, reports on several types of clean energy sources.

http://www.iea.org/topics/  

Articles, people & Businesses doing great things around the World.

The Mass Save Program

Awesome idea of grouping together to save money & resources for Energy use.

Mass Save is an initiative sponsored by Massachusetts’ natural gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service providers, including The Berkshire Gas Company, Blackstone Gas Company, Cape Light Compact, Eversource, Liberty Utilities, National Grid, and Unitil. The sponsors of Mass Save work closely with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources to provide a wide range of services, incentives, trainings, and information promoting energy efficiency that help residents and businesses manage energy use and related costs.

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The Ulitmate Guide On How To Go Plastic Free In The Bathroom

Over the past several decades of using plastic, the waste we have created has accumulated in landfills and the ocean. Plastic pollution is a serious environmental threat that we shouldn’t treat lightly – because plastic never really goes away, only falling apart into smaller and smaller pieces of plastic. A toothbrush someone has used 50 years ago is still laying in a landfill and will stay there for centuries before it transforms into microscopic plastic pollution.

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Trees that Count

At Trees That Count they love trees. But not just any old trees, Aotearoa’s special native trees. They are a conservation charity bringing together business, community and everyday Kiwis, with the vision of helping plant 200 million native trees across the country.

Plant a Tree

One Tree Planted

One Tree Planted is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. As an environmental charity, they’re on a mission to make it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees!

ONE DOLLAR. ONE TREE.

Trees help clean the air we breathe, filter the water we drink, and provide habitat to over 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity. They also provide jobs to over 1.6 billion people, absorb harmful carbon from the atmosphere, and are key ingredients in 25% of all medicines.

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They’re on a mission to end the ocean plastic crisis

4Ocean’s purpose is to end the ocean plastic crisis. One pound at a time! They believe business can be a force for good and hope their model encourages others to pursue creative solutions to this global crisis.

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Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to keeping our communities clean, safe and beautiful. they’ve been inspiring, educating and empowering Kiwis to Keep New Zealand Beautiful since 1967.

Every year they mobilise over 100,000 volunteers across the county – picking up litter, cleaning up their neighbourhood, removing graffiti, planting trees, painting murals and much more.

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