Resources to help you make a difference to our Planet and our Future!


Current Media

How to reduce your carbon footprint:

https://www.nytimes.com/guides/year-of-living-better/how-to-reduce-your-carbon-footprint

Excellent article with good graphics about rate of change and includes links to what to change in our lives, carbon footprint of various foods

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-46384067

Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change?

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/25/climate/trees-climate-change.html

Compute your carbon footprint:

https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/consider-your-impact/carbon-calculator/

https://www3.epa.gov/carbon-footprint-calculator/

Reading and Resource list

·         Thinking in Systems: A Primer   Donella H. Meadows

·         The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things; Stories from Science and Observation (The Mysteries of Nature Trilogy, Book 3)

Peter Wohlleben

·         Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth  James Lovelock

·         Climate: A New Story   Charles Eisenstein

·         The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health  David R. Montgomery, Anne Bikle

·         Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming  Paul Hawken

·         Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication  Oren Jay Sofer, Joseph Goldstein

·         Nonviolent Communication: Create Your Life, Your Relationships, and Your World in Harmony with Your Values    Marshall Rosenberg PhD

·         A Sand County Almanac    Aldo Leopold

·         Walden / Civil Disobedience   Henry David Thoreau

·         Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything   Robert M. Hazen

·         Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?   Bill McKibben

·         This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate  Naomi Klein

·         The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life    David Quammen

·         Burn: Using Fire to Cool the Earth     Albert Bates, Kathleen Draper

·         The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming    David Wallace-Wells

·         The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals    Michael Pollan

·         Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants   Robin Wall Kimmerer

·         Spillover     David Quammen

·         The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World   Peter Wohlleben

·         The Botany of Desire    Michael Pollan

·         Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind   Yuval Noah Harari

·         The Transpersonal Vision: The Healing Potential of Nonordinary States of Consciousness   Stanislav Grof Ph.D.

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Websites

https://www.drawdown.org/

·         https://350.org/

·         http://thisiszerohour.org/

·         https://nca2014.globalchange.gov/

·         https://outrider.org/

·         http://katharinehayhoe.com/wp2016/

·         https://www.goodgriefnetwork.org/

  Impact on Forests: https://www.fs.fed.us/nrs/pubs/gtr/gtr_nrs136.pdf