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Earth Equity News: A daily climate news resource blog, published daily by CCC.
Price Carbon Campaign: A Project of CCC and the Carbon Tax Center to petition the 111th Congress and the Obama Administration to adopt a national tax on carbon emissions.
The Connie Hogarth Center for Social Action: Center for Social Change at Manhattan College founded by CCC Co-founder and Steering Committee member Connie Hogarth.
Articles and Speeches
Making A Green Revolution, by CCC Steering Committee Member and Co-Founder Ted Glick.
Global Warming and the Communities of Faith: A Prophetic Appeal: Father Paul Mayer, CCC Steering Committee member and co-founder, calls for interfaith action on global warming.
Tom Stokes' Speech to the Conference for West African Journalists: Transcript of CCC Coordinator and co-founder Tom Stokes keynote speech, which includes a signed letter from Al Gore.
No War, No Warming, Rise Up: TruthOut article written by CCC Co-founder Ted Glick about US foreign policy and the worlds deepening energy crisis.
Pete Seeger: Letter of Support for the Climate Crisis Coalition and call for local action!
Listen to CCC Coordinator Tom Stokes and Post Carbon Institute Executive Director Asher Miller
Terra Verde-hosted by Adam Greenfield
March 13, 2009Click to listen (or download)
Videos (All by Daniel Califf-Glick)
Ted Glick: Man of Action: Documentary film about CCC Steering Committee member as well as coordinator of the US Climate Emergency Council, Ted Glick. Follows Ted during his 2007 fast to pressure the U.S. government to pass climate legislation now.
It’s Not a Game: Because We Love This Earth Video of Pete Seeger singing “Rainbow Race” and talking about the necessity to become active in your local community around the issue of global warming
The Climate Crisis Coalition and the 2006 Elections A DVD about taking action to address the climate crisis during the 2006 mid-term elections.
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Climate Change and Natural Ecosystems
Saving Water: From Field to Fork (29 pp) The International Water Management Institute and the Stockholm Environment Institute outlines ways food and water lost can be halved by 2025.
Barotrauma is a significant cause of bat fatalities at wind turbines Baerwald et al. in Current Biology
Weather and Climate Extremes in a Changing Climate (180pp) U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment
Global Warming Twenty Years Later: Tipping Points Near (4pp) James Hansen Testimony for Capitol Hill Briefing
Green Carbon: The Role of Natural Forests in Carbon Storage (47pp) Australian National University
Murray System (Australia) Drought Update (5 pp) Drafted by the Murray Darling Basin Commission
Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources (909pp) U.S. Climate Change Science Program identifies strategies to protect the environmental as changes occur in parks, forests, refuges, scenic rivers, etc.
Ice Breaker: Impacts of 2 Degree Global Warming on Southern Ocean Wales (6pp Summary) World Wildlife Foundation predicts whales will face threat of food shortages and loss of hunting grounds because of global warming.
Global Mean Thermosteric Sea Level and the Sea Level Budget (1pp) Nature, C.M. Domingues et al show that the world’s oceans have warmed 50% faster over the last 40 years than previously thought due to climate change. And observed sea level rise has been caused by thermal expansion.
Sea Ice Outlook, May 2008 Study of Environmental Arctic Change outlines the 11/14 research team’s findings that sea ice retreat will equal the drastic retreat of 2007.
Africa Atlas of Our Changing Environment (393pp) Compiled by U.N. Environment Program; compiles African atlas of changing lakes, rivers, glaciers, and landscapes.
Scientific Assessment of the Effects of Global Change on the United States: Summary and Findings (4pp) U.S. Climate Change Science Program. Bush’s top science advisors finally endorse what most scientists have long asserted. Full 271 page report here.
The Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture, Land Resources, Water Resources, and Biodiversity in the United States (252pp) U.S. Climate Change Science Program
Carbon Emissions and Energy
Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (2pp) Seeks to enhance energy security and environmental sustainability for aviation through alternative fuels
World Ports Climate Declaration (6pp) 55 port cities from around the world agree to cut carbon dioxide emissions
Technical Support Document for Endangerment Analysis for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under the Clean Air Act (149pp) Climate Change Division of the Office of Atmospheric Programs (EPA) scientists lay out scientific case for grave risks of that global warming poses to people, food, energy, water, and society.
G-8 Climate Scorecard 2008 (48pp) World Wildlife Foundation scores all 8 nations on climate action and carbon reduction efforts
Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2008: Analysis of Trends and Issues in the Financing of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (6pp) UNEP outlines the ‘green energy gold rush’ of 148 billion dollars in renewable investments in 2007 alone.
Meeting the 2030 Challenge Through Building Codes: Architecture 2030
China Contributing 2/3 to Increase in CO2 Emissions Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
Tar Sands: Feeding U.S. Refinery Expansions with Dirty Fuel (22pp) Environmental Integrity Project says that 2/3 of new refining capacity in U.S. will process dirty crude oil from Alberta.
Social Justice and Economic Equity
From Exclusion to Ownership: Challenges and Opportunities in Advancing Forest Tenure Reform (64pp) Rights and Resources Initiative
Climate Reporter (92pp) Huffman and Weisgall discuss constitutional issues surrounding climate change programs in Sustainable Development Law and Policy, Vol. VIII, Issue II
Faith In Action (36pp) Sierra Club highlights faith based environmental initiatives in all 50 states.
Another Inconvenient Truth: How Biofuel policies are deepening poverty and accelerating climate change (58 pp) Oxfam briefing paper
Energy Technology Perspectives (19pp) International Energy Agency says investments of $45 trillion over then next year need to be made to prevent energy shortages and greenhouse gas emissions from slowing economic growth.
Cap and Dividend: How to Curb Global Warming While Protecting the Incomes of American Families (28pp) Boyce and Riddle from UMass Amherst Political Economy Research Institute say that coal and oil companies should be forced to buy federal permits for the right to sell the carbon with the revenue to go into a fund for dividends for citizens.
Legislation and Policy
California SB 375 Bill written by Sen. Darrell Steinberg, passed in CA House and Senate mandates Smart Growth
Climate Change Legislation Design White Paper (25pp) U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce
S.391 Clean Ocean and Safe Tourism Anti-Drilling Act: 110th Congress Website
10 Million Solar Roofs Act of 2008: (6pp) 110th Congress
Breaking the Climate Deadlock: A Global Deal for our Low-Carbon Future (66pp) Tony Blair’s Carbon Group global warming report plotting a roadmap for international efforts.
S.2768 Massachusetts Green Communities Act (4pp) Conservation Law Foundation Outline
CEO Climate Policy Recommendations to G8 Leaders (32pp) World Economic Forum urges G8 countries to halve emissions by 2050.
Climate Change Adaptation and the Transition to a Low Carbon Society (2pp) National Academy of Sciences urges G8 leaders to move beyond halving CO2 emissions.