Think it’s hot now? Michigan’s 90° days could quadruple in 20 years
By Magdalena Mihaylova, Bridge Magazine, July 16, 2019
Climate change could bring sweltering, dangerous summers to the Midwest, a new report warns, with 34 days per year above 90° if nothing is done. Kalamazoo, Benton Harbor and Monroe would be the hottest.
“The Cost of Inaction: Failure to Address Financial Costs of Climate Change Will Hurt Taxpayers”
The United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, April 22, 2019
This report focuses on the financial impacts of climate change on national security, infrastructure, economy and public health. It concludes that swift action is needed to protect the environment and relieve taxpayers of the financial burden posed by the growing effects of climate change.
Gretchen Whitmer Vows Action on Climate. Here’s how Warming hurts Michigan
By Jim Malewitz, Bridge Magazine, Jan. 9, 2019
In October, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — comprised of the world’s top scientists — warned the planet will warm 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit by 2040 or sooner unless global leaders pursue “unprecedented” changes. But what does this mean for Michigan, whose 83 counties have all grown hotter on average over the past three decades?
New Midwest Governors Spur Hope for Regional Fight Against Climate Change
By Jim Malewitz, Bridge Magazine, Jan. 9, 2019
A new crop of governors in the Midwest is reviving hopes of regional collaborations to fight climate change.
Fourth National Climate Assessment
The U.S. Global Change Research Program, Nov. 2018
The Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), completed in November 2018, is a comprehensive and authoritative report on climate change and its impacts in the United States.
Trump Administration’s Strategy on Climate: Try to Bury Its Own Scientific Report
By Coral Davenport, The New York Times, Nov. 25, 2018
The Trump White House, which has defined itself by a willingness to dismiss scientific findings and propose its own facts, on Friday issued a scientific report that directly contradicts its own climate-change policies.
Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, Youth Climate Activists Arrested at Pelosi’s Office Demanding Democrats Embrace ‘Green New Deal’
By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, Nov. 13, 2018
Youth climate activists were arrested on Capitol Hill for staging a sit-in at the Washington, D.C. office of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)—who is expected to serve as the next speaker of the House—to demand that congressional Democrats back a “Green New Deal.”
Climate change is here now. We must do something.
By Joel Mathis, The Week, Nov. 13, 2018
The consequences of a warming plant won’t be felt in some far-off future. Climate change is here now, and it’s a full-fledged emergency.
Young People Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Climate Change. She’s Their Lawyer.
By John Schwartz, The New York Times, Oct. 23, 2018
The young plaintiffs claim that the government’s actions, and inaction, in the face of global climate change violate their “fundamental constitutional rights to freedom from deprivation of life, liberty, and property.”
Changing climate forces desperate Guatemalans to migrate
By Gina Steffens, National Geographic, Oct. 23, 2018
Drought and shifting weather are making it difficult for many small-scale farmers to feed their families, fueling a human crisis.
Domino-effect of Climate Events Could Move Earth into a ‘Hothouse’ State
By Jonathan Watts, The Guardian, Aug. 7, 2018
Leading scientists warn that passing such a point would make efforts to reduce emissions increasingly futile
America in Peril
By Ryan Cooper, The Week, Aug. 6, 2018
This is just a tiny taste of our coming future if climate change is not halted. Murderous heat waves, drought, vast wildfires, super-powerful storms, floods and sea level rise will lay waste to great swathes of the American landscape and infrastructure. It is unquestionably the greatest threat to the nation.
Earth’s Carbon Concentrations Have Soared to Levels Not Seen in 800,000 Years
By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, Aug. 3, 2018
One NOAA oceanographer warns that even if humanity “stopped the greenhouse gases at their current concentrations today, the atmosphere would still continue to warm for next couple decades to maybe a century.”
Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change
By Nathaniel Rich, New York Times Magazine, Aug. 1, 2018
This narrative is a work of history, addressing the 10-year period from 1979 to 1989: the decisive decade when humankind first came to a broad understanding of the causes and dangers of climate change. Complementing the text is a series of aerial photographs and videos, all shot over the past year by George Steinmetz.
Heatwave Made More than Twice as Likely by Climate Change, Scientists Find
By Damian Carrington, The Guardian, July 27, 2018
Fingerprints of global warming clear, they say, after comparing northern Europe’s scorching summer with records and computer models
‘I’m Just More Afraid of Climate Change Than I Am of Prison’
By Michelle Nijhuis, The New York Times, Feb. 13, 2018
How a group of five activists called the Valve Turners decided to fight global warming by doing whatever it takes
GAO Report Says Climate Change Already Costing U.S. Billions in Losses
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press, Oct. 24, 2017
A new Government Accountability Office report says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades. The report predicts these costs will only grow in the future, averaging a budget busting $35 billion each year by 2050 — a figure that recent history would suggest is a conservative estimate.
Government Report Finds Drastic Impact of Climate Change on U.S.
By Lisa Friedman, The New York Times, Aug. 7, 2017
A final draft report by scientists from 13 federal agencies concludes that Americans are feeling the effects of climate change right now. The report was completed this year and is part of the National Climate Assessment, which is congressionally mandated every four years.
Climate Change-Poverty-Migration: The New, Inhuman ‘Bermuda Triangle’
By Baher Kamal, IPS News Service, July 17, 2017
Climate change poses a major risk to the poorest rural populations in developing countries, dangerously threatening their lives and livelihoods and thus forcing them to migrate.
World has three years left to stop dangerous climate change, warn experts
By Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, June 28, 2017
Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres among signatories of letter warning that the next three years will be crucial to stopping the worst effects of global warming
How to Tell If Your Reps Are Serious About Climate Change
By Bill McKibben, Rolling Stone, June 26, 2017
In the wake of Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement, how serious are your elected leaders about fighting back?
ExxonMobil’s Shareholder Vote Is a Tipping Point for Climate Issues
by George Serafeim and Sakis Kotsantonis, Harvard Business Review, June 7, 2017
Even as the United States was backing out of the Paris climate agreement, the socially responsible investment community witnessed a monumental event. A shareholder resolution calling on ExxonMobil to disclose the impact on its business of a 2-degree warming scenario garnered a striking 62.2% of shareholder votes.
After Paris Pullout, We Must Spread an Ethic of Love and Cooperation
Tim DeChristopher, Truthout, June 5, 2017
In the wake of the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, we are faced with this important question: Will climate catastrophes turn us toward one another with love and cooperation or against one another with fear and violence?
Trump’s Executive Order on Energy Independence
By Nathan Hultman, The Brookings Institution, March 29, 2017
The White House issued an executive order on domestic energy policy that seeks to hobble or reverse some of broad set of climate and clean energy initiatives developed by the Obama administration, including an important component called the Clean Power Plan that would reduce emissions from electricity generation.
Scott Pruitt’s Climate Denial is Dangerous and Out of Step
By Mindy Lubber – President of Ceres, CNBC, Friday, March 10
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s climate denial is out of step with U.S. business community.
2016 Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record
By Andrea Thompson, Climate Central, Jan. 18, 2017
According to NASA and NOAA, 2016 was the hottest year in 137 years of record keeping – and the third year in a row to take the number one slot. According to NASA and NOAA, 2016 was the hottest year in 137 years of record keeping – and the third year in a row to take the number one slot.
The Big Difference at Standing Rock Is Native Leadership All Around
By Sarah Van Gelder, Yes! Magazine, Sept. 11, 2016
Dallas Goldtooth, a veteran organizer of the Keystone XL fight, is amazed at the historic support from tribes at Standing Rock — even tribes that rely on resource extraction.
Thanks Obama! Five Ways the US is Leading the World on Climate Change
Climate Reality Project July 22, 2016
Since President Obama took office, the United States has made major strides in fighting climate change. Here are five ways.
Global Sisters Report: COP 21
Global Sisters Report, December 2015
A compilation of coverage of the international climate negotiations
The Paris Climate Talks and the 1.5C Target: Wartime-Scale Mobilization is Our Only Option Left
by Margaret Klein Salamon and Ezra Silk, Common Dreams, Dec. 16, 2015
That means an emergency restructuring of the entire economy at wartime speed
How US Negotiators Ensured Landmark Paris Climate Deal was Republican-proof
Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian, Dec. 13, 2015
White House officials at COP 21 helped craft a deal congressional Republicans would not be able to stop.
We are Out of Time … We Need to Leap
Naomi Klein, Common Dreams, Dec. 11, 2015
The climate crisis is a once-in-a-century chance to make our world more equitable.
A Path to Paris – Issue #4
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, November 2015
The fourth and final issue of Path to Paris examines the impact of climate change on social unrest, especially for people in Tanzania. It also offers ideas for making a personal commitment to lifestyle changes, for taking action and for meditation.
A Path to Paris – Issue #3
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, November 2015
The third issue of Path to Paris examines the impact of climate change on food security, especially on smallholder “family” farmers in Peru and offers ideas for making a personal commitment to lifestyle changes, for taking action, and for meditation.
A Path to Paris – Issue #2
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, November 2015
The second issue of Path to Paris examines the impact of extreme weather, especially on the people of the Philippines, and it offers ideas for making a personal commitment to lifestyle changes, for taking action and for meditation.
A Path To Paris: – Issue #1
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, November 2015
The first issue of Path to Paris examines the impact of rising sea levels, especially on the people of Bangladesh. It also offers ideas for making a personal commitment to lifestyle changes, for taking action locally and globally, and for prayer.
Report Shows the Disproportionate Effects of Climate Change on the Global Poor
by Clayton Aldern, Grist.org, Nov. 10, 2015
It’s not news that climate change disproportionately affects the poor — but a new report from the World Bank gives us a better idea of just how stacked the deck really is.
What You Need to Know About the Clean Power Plan
By Chris Mooney, The Washington Post, Aug. 1, 2015
The Obama administration released the finalized “Clean Power Plan.” The plan is aimed at the electricity sector, which generates the largest single slice of United States greenhouse gas emissions. The final rule seeks to achieve even deeper cuts than the 2014 proposed plan.
Pope Francis Encyclical Climate Action Kit
Catholic Climate Covenant, 2015
Catholic Climate Covenant and Interfaith Power & Light created an “Encyclical Climate Action Kit,” a step-by-step guide to understand and apply the encyclical, shrink your carbon footprint and advocate for policy change.
Papal Authority and Climate Change: Preparing for Pope Francis’ Encyclical
Dan Dileo, U.S. Catholic, May 20, 2015
When preparing to read and understand this upcoming document, it is important to also keep in mind levels of papal teaching. Only when Francis’ upcoming encyclical is correctly placed within this framework can it truly be understood and taken seriously.
Clues to the Encyclical II: A Long Tradition of Papal Teaching on Social, Economic and Political Matters
Vince Miller, America Magazine, June 5, 2015
Francis’ encyclical on the environment will take its place among at least 10 other papal letters issued over the past 125 years that have not only offered specific guidance on matters of public morality, but have interrogated their philosophical and moral assumptions from the perspective of scripture and doctrine.
A New Level of Thinking About Creation
Ilia Delio, OSF, Global Sisters Report, May 11, 2015
To turn our human community in a new direction requires a new cosmological narrative.
Four Surprising Reasons Why Clean Energy is Gaining on Fossil Fuels
Michael T. Clare, Grist.org, April 16, 2016
Future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began, the moment when the world started to move decisively away from its reliance on fossil fuels.
Vatican Announces Major Summit on Climate Change
Jack Jenkins, Climate Progress, April 16, 2015
The summit, titled “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity. The Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Development,” will draw together a combination of scientists, global faith leaders, and influential conservation advocates to “build a consensus that the values of sustainable development cohere with values of the leading religious traditions, with a special focus on the most vulnerable.”
Why the Earth Won’t Green Without Us
Ilia Delio, OSF, Global Sisters Report, March 4, 2015
“Until we come to grips with the technological evolution we have created and which is recreating us, there can be no true greening of the Earth.”
HEAT IN THE HEARTLAND: Climate Change and Economic Risk in the Midwest
The Risky Business Project, 2015
This bi-partisan report details how climate change is likely to affect the Midwest region’s ten major metropolitan areas through higher heat-related mortality, increased electricity demand and energy costs and declines in labor productivity.
Mourning Our Planet: Climate Scientists Share Their Grieving Process
Dahr Jamail, Truthout, Jan. 25, 2015
Can you relate to the grieving process as it relates to climate change? If so, you might find solace in the fact that you are not alone: Climate science researchers, scientists, journalists and activists have all been struggling with grief around what we are witnessing.
Report Finds Climate Change Has Extreme Rain Storms in Michigan Trending Way Up
Natural Resources Defense Council, Dec. 4, 2014
A new study, “Extreme Storms in Michigan,” documents an 89 percent increase in the annual frequency of extreme precipitation events – defined as two inches or more in a day – across the state over the last 50 years and a whopping 128 percent in southern Michigan, home to most of Michigan’s residents. The analysis is based on an study of daily precipitation records from 37 weather stations over 50 years. The report also presents projections that the frequency of extreme storms in Michigan will continue increasing as the climate changes, with larger increases expected if future emissions of heat-trapping pollution are not limited and smaller increases if they are.
Why #BlackLivesMatter Should Transform the Climate Debate
by Naomi Klein, The Nation, Dec. 15, 2014
What would governments do if black and brown lives counted as much as white lives?
Catholic Bishops’ statement in Lima on the road to Paris
CAFOD, Dec. 10, 2014
Catholic Bishops from Every Continent Call for an End to the “Fossil Fuel Era”
Why You Should Be Hopeful About the Climate Movement
By Todd Gitlin, Grist, Oct. 2, 2014
The People’s Climate March represented the upwelling of a genuine global climate movement.
Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap
Department of Defense, Oct. 13, 2014
This 20-page report from the Pentagon details its strategic blueprint to address climate change, calling it a “threat multiplier” that has the power to “exacerbate” many of the challenges the U.S. faces today, including “infectious diseases and terrorism.”
UN Report: As Climate Warms, Poverty Will Grow
By Brian Rowe, National Catholic Reporter, Nov. 4, 2014
The expected effects of increased climate change during the next century will disproportionately affect the poor and other vulnerable communities.
Leaked United Nations Report Warns Climate Change Is Getting Really Dangerous
By Timothy Cama, The Hill, Aug. 26, 2014
Runaway growth in the emission of greenhouse gases is swamping all political efforts to deal with the problem, raising the risk of “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts” over the coming decades, according to a draft of a major new United Nations report.
Heavy downpours become more common
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, August 2014
This article explains the link between heavy rainfall and climate change and how communities can be better prepared.
White House Report Understates Impact of Climate Change
by Bob Ward, The Hill Aug, 7, 2014
The consequences of climate change could be much greater than suggested by a recent analysis issued by the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers that omitted some of the most serious potential impacts.
The Turning Point: New Hope for the Climate
By Al Gore, Rolling Stone, June 18, 2014
The former vice-president contends that it’s time to accelerate the shift toward a low-carbon future
A Call to Arms: An Invitation to Demand Action on Climate Change
By Bill McKibben, Rolling Stone, May 21, 2014
When world leaders gather in New York this fall to confront climate change, tens of thousands of people (and maybe you) will be there to demand they take action before it’s too late.
Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States
Kate Gordon, The Risky Business Project, June 24, 2014
The United States economy faces significant risks from unmitigated climate change. The Risky Business report presents a new approach to understanding these risks for key U.S. business sectors, and provides business leaders with a framework for measuring and mitigating their own exposure to climate risk.
A Clean Power Plan for Michigan
Sarah Mulkoff, Michigan Environmental Council, June 16, 2014
Michigan Environmental Council’s take on the EPA’s draft climate rule
An Ambitious Plan for Climate Change
by Paul Krugman, Truthout, June 10, 2014
President Obama’s proposal to cut carbon pollution from power plants isn’t enough to save the planet, and like heath reform, it could be undone if enough justices on the Supreme Court decide that their partisan loyalty trumps the law. If the plan does go into effect, however, it could have huge implications.
Climate Change is Church’s No. 1 Pro-life Issue
Editorial Staff, National Catholic Reporter, May 20, 2015
Why the Catholic Church should become a major player in educating the public and motivating people to act for change
Statement of the Joint PAS/PASS Workshop on Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature: Our Responsibility
Pontifical Academy of Sciences, May 12, 2014
A statement from the joint meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences on Sustainability
Pope Francis Wants to Save the Planet
By Michael Trimmer, Christian Today, May 9, 2014
Pope Francis is reported to be wanting to galvanize Catholic Church’s response to climate change.
Vatican hosts five-day sustainability summit
By Brian Roewe, National Catholic Reporter, May 2, 2014
A Vatican conference brings together academics and experts from across the globe to address sustainability issues related to both people and the planet.
Humanity’s Destruction of Earth’s Climate in Ninety Seconds
By Jon Queally, Common Dreams, May 6, 2014
This data visualization, compressing thousands of years of historic atmospheric data, presents frightening prospects for humanity’s future.
Electrifying Africa – But at What Cost to Africans?
by Janet Redman and Emira Woods, Institute for Policy Studies, May 5, 2014
Two United States initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs.
The National Climate Assessment
The White House, May 6, 2014
The National Climate Assessment provides an in-depth look at climate change impacts on the United States. It details the multitude of ways climate change is already affecting and will increasingly affect the lives of Americans.
Dear Humanity, Time Is Running Out
by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, April 7, 2014
The window is fast closing for society to respond to worst impacts of fast-warming planet.
Why US Fracking Companies Are Licking Their Lips Over Ukraine
by Naomi Klein, Common Dreams, April 10, 2014
From climate change to Crimea, the natural gas industry is supreme at exploiting crisis for private gain – what Naomi Klein calls “the shock doctrine.”
Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: The Worst Is Yet to Come
By Justin Gillis, New York Times, March 31, 2014
Climate change is already having sweeping effects on every continent and throughout the world’s oceans and the problem was likely to grow substantially worse unless greenhouse emissions are brought under control.
A Star in a Bottle
by Raffi Khatchadourian, The New Yorker, March 3, 2014
An audacious plan to create a new energy source could save the planet from catastrophe. But time is running out.
The Billionaires on Both Sides of Climate Change
by John Light, Moyers and Company, Feb. 19, 2014
Tom Steyer, a billionaire former hedge fund manager, is campaigning to get President Obama to say no to the Keystone XL pipeline. He plans to spend $100 million or more during the 2014 midterm elections supporting candidates with strong environmental platforms
Stop the Pipeline: The Rise Against Keystone XL
Stop Keystone XL, Oct. 11, 2011
A 10-minute film capturing the grassroots movement against the Keystone XL pipeline
Ending the World the Human Way: Climate Change as the Anti-News
by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, Feb. 3, 2014
Unlike “the news,” climate change and its potential devastation exist on a time scale not congenial either to media time or to the individual lifetimes of our short-lived species.
Bill McKibben: We ‘Dont Trust’ Obama on Climate Change
by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, Feb. 7, 2014
President Obama’s looming decision to approve or reject the Keystone XL will be the ultimate indicator of whether his loyalties reside with the health of the planet and future generations or with the desires and financial interests of the fossil fuel industry.
Industry Awakens to the Threat of Climate Change
By Coral Davenport, The New York Times, Jan. 23, 2014
Coca-Cola has always been more focused on its economic bottom line than on global climate change, but when the company lost a lucrative operating license in India because of a serious water shortage there in 2004, things began to change.
Dr. King’s Lessons for the Climate Justice Movement
by Jose-Antonio Orosco, CounterPunch, Jan. 7, 2014
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. could not have imagined the global environmental destruction that we now face. Yet, he had reflected carefully on the forms of action needed to avert mass extinction before, so his work can still be useful today in thinking about directions for the climate justice movement.
Global Warming is Freezing You
By Eric Holthaus, The Daily Beast, Jan. 6, 2014
Global warming may be at least partly to blame for the coldest weather in decade.
‘Unequivocal” says IPCC: Planet is Burning, Humans Are Causing It
By John Queely, Common Dreams, Sept. 27, 2013
Global scientific consensus says planet Earth is changing in ways unseen in thousands of years and if something ‘substantial’ not done soon, the results will be unthinkable.
IPCC Report Shows Action on Climate Change is Critical
By David Suzuki, Oct. 3, 2013
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change just released the first of four chapters of its Fifth Assessment Report. It shows scientists are more certain now than in 2007 when the Fourth Assessment was released that humans are largely responsible for global climate change, it’s getting worse and that it poses a serious threat to humanity.
“Feast of St. Francis: Melting Ice, Mending Creation”
The Catholic Climate Covenant
The program features the Pontifical Academy of Sciences’ report about disappearing glaciers, the implications for humankind and their call for urgent action. An online slide show presentation is accompanied by a complete “Educational Kit with Discussion Guide” tailored for parishes, colleges, or high school aged youth. This resource can be used around the Feast of St. Francis and beyond.
The President and the Pipeline
Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker, Sept. 16, 2013
How the Keystone Pipeline will test the Obama Administration’s resolve on Global Climate Change
‘Five Minutes to Midnight’ as Climate Change Endgame Threatens
Jacob Chamberlain, Common Dreams, Sept. 3, 2013
The U.N. warns that irreversible sea level rise and mass species extinction are just around the corner unless immediate action is taken.
“A Scientist, His Work and a Climate Reckoning”
Justin Gillis, New York Times, Dec. 21, 2010
Story about Charles David Keeling who began recording the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in the 1950s
LCWR Assembly Resolution 2009: Reduce Our Carbon Footprint
Leadership Conference of Women Religious, 2009
LCWR resolution to take measurable steps to reduce congregational/community carbon footprint
Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math
Bill McKibben, Rolling Stone, July 19, 2012
Bill McKibben’s wake-up call to the climate catastrophe we face
Climate Change Risks and Supply Chain Responsibility
Oxfam, June 2012
This discussion paper uses interviews with three companies to explore the threat of climate change to small-scale producers and the role that companies can play in helping them to adapt.
Global Climate Change: A Plea for Dialogue, Prudence and the Common Good
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), 2001 statement on climate change and the common good
Videos and Interactive Resources
VIDEO: 10 Clear Signs or Climate Is Changing
Climate Reality Project, August 2016
See the 10 unmistakable ways our climate has changed in the last century.
Droughts in the U.S. Southwest and Central Plains during the last half of this century could be drier and longer than drought conditions seen in those regions in the last 1,000 years, according to a new NASA study.
“Into the Streets”
Meerkat Media, 2014
A nine-minute video about the People’s Climate March and the diverse perspectives that converged.
Climate Change and Intergenerational Evil
Science-Rich Educational Videos on Climate Change from The Great Story website
How it All Ends
Oregon high school teacher Greg Craven answers every single objection or question to his argument about climate change that he’s come across to date.
James Balog: Time-lapse proof of extreme ice loss
TED Global, 2009
Image sequences from a network of time-lapse cameras recording glaciers receding at an alarming rate, some of the most vivid evidence yet of climate change.
Naomi Klein on Capitalism and Climate Change
Bill Moyers and Company, 2012
The journalist and author of “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism” discusses the politics around climate change.
Photo Gallery:This Is Climate Change
Publicizes the real impacts of climate change
The Global Catholic Climate Movement
A movement of laity, religious, clergy, theologians, scientists and activists from all over the world, united by our Catholic faith and our work on environmental and social issues
Catholic Climate Covenant
The official campaign of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to address global climate change
Grassroots climate initiative founded by Bill McKibben to build an effective U.S. campaign, organize globally, expand alliances outside of the traditional environmental movement and encourage activism
Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit
Freshwater Future’s primer, dos and don’ts, fact sheets, etc.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
A Nobel Peace Prize-recipient, IPCC assesses scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant to understand climate change, its potential impacts and options for adaptation and mitigation
Michigan Interfaith Power & Light
MiIPL is a coalition of more than 80 Michigan congregations that promote and implement sustainable practices.
A commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists to provide a quick response to developing stories along with the context sometimes missing in mainstream commentary
A website of current news and commentary on climate change by a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter
The Stanford University biology professor won a MacArthur “genius” fellowship for his ability to explain climate science. His website is an online book on the science of climate change and related policy issues.
E, The Environmental Magazine
Provides information about environmental issues and shares ideas and resources so that readers can live more sustainable lives and connect with ongoing efforts for change
Free newsletter of the Rocky Mountain Institute, whose mission is to drive the efficient and restorative use of resources