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Climate and Environment Action Group 

STUFF WE CAN DO

From Atlanta chapter of 350.org: List of things you can do to promote climate-friendly policies in the city of Atlanta

 

Georgia Sierra Club action items

 

The October/November/December 2019 issue of the Georgia Sierran has an excellent 2020 preview of important environmental legislation coming up in the state legislature this year. Good opportunities to contact lawmakers and chime in on bills you support or oppose. Mark Woodall has put double asterisks next to what the Georgia Sierra Club sees as the most important bills. 

 

How to Help the Amazon Rainforest: 9 Things You Can Do During the Fires and Beyond


LEGISLATIVE CONTACTS

Elected Officials, Georgia

UPCOMING EVENTS

ORGANIZATIONS 

Sierra Club Centennial Group Members are primarily from Cobb, Cherokee, and North Fulton counties. Volunteers work to educate, assist and encourage the protection of Georgia's environment. Normally meets on the first Thursday of each month at Life University in Marietta.  

 

Sierra Club Georgia Chapter  


 

List of Georgia Sierra Club contacts

 

Drawdown.org Research organization that reviews, analyzes, and identifies the most viable global climate solutions, and shares these findings with the world.

 

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Promotes responsible energy choices to ensure clean, safe and healthy communities throughout the Southeast.

 

‘Take Action’ page: Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Staff at SACE run active campaigns in various states in the Southeast. SACE’s “Take Action” pages provide information on what’s needed to bring clean energy to the Southeast, address climate change and reduce our dependence on high-risk energy choices like nuclear and coal. SACE newsletters and alerts.

 

Georgia Interfaith Power & Light Engages communities of faith in stewardship of Creation as a direct expression of our faithfulness and as a religious response to global climate change, resource depletion, environmental injustice, pollution, and other disruptions in Creation.

 

Georgia Climate Project  A statewide initiative aimed at strengthening conversation on the impacts of climate change in Georgia, laying the groundwork for the state and its residents to take effective, science-based action.

 

Georgia Water Coalition Protects and cares for Georgia’s surface water and groundwater resources. 

 

Protect Georgia is a collaborative effort among environmental and conservation organizations throughout the state to educate and mobilize their memberships utilizing a state-of-the-art electronic action alert system. This system provides the conservation community with a powerful means for getting their collaborative message out to elected officials, administrative decision makers, and leaders in big business and industry.

 

Organizations Fighting Climate Change: A Quick Guide 

 

Organizations working to promote regenerative agriculture


VIDEOS/DOCUMENTARIES, ETC. 

Ice on Fire (HBO, interviews with scientists working on climate change)

 

Climate Change Solutions Webinar for Journalists/Communicators

 

Georgia Drawdown webinar

 

Paris to Pittsburgh

 

Georgia Climate Conference 2019 livestream 

 

PODCASTS

Climate One 

The Energy Transition Show  Covers the full range of energy transition globally, including grid power, all fuels (including oil, gas, coal, nuclear, solar, wind, and other emerging renewables), transportation systems, macroeconomics, and more.

 

The Ezra Klein Podcast (VOX), climate crisis series:

The Climate Crisis is an Oceans Crisis’ Interview with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

 

We Live in the Good Place. And We’re Screwing it Up.’ Interview with Dr. Kate Marvel. 


BOOKS

Drawdown

 

 

DIET
CAROL:  A Guide to Sustainable Eating (The New York Times, April 8, 2018)


 

NEWS SITES

InsideClimate News (national reporting from print journalists)


 

WEB SITES (GENERAL)

LocalHarvest.org (helps you find farmers markets and community supported agriculture (CSA) programs in your area)

 

Harvie.com (helps you find local farmers who are part of CSA programs)

 

 

 NEWS ARTICLES

How to Fight the Climate Crisis Even If You Feel Totally Powerless (Vice, Aug. 5, 2019)

 

What Does '12 Years to Act on Climate Change' (Now 11 Years) Really Mean? (InsideClimate News, Aug. 27, 2019)

 

Most American Teens are Frightened by Climate Change, Poll Finds, and about 1 in 4 are Taking Action (The Washington Post, Sept. 16, 2019)

 

New U.N. climate report: Monumental change already here for world’s oceans and frozen regions (The Washington Post, Sept. 25, 2019)

 

Three Billion Canaries in the Coal Mine (The New York Times, Sept. 29, 2019)

 

Radical warming in Siberia leaves millions on unstable ground  (The Washington Post, Oct. 3, 2019)

 

Despite Their Promises, Giant Energy Companies Burn Away VastAmounts of Natural Gas (The New York Times, Oct. 16, 2019)

 

How Guilty Should You Feel About Flying? (The New York Times, Oct. 17, 2019)

 

To Protect the Amazon Rainforest and Beyond, We Must Start in the Andes (Time, Oct. 17)

 

From Apple to wineries, California companies turn to solar amid outages (The Washington Post, Oct. 19, 2019)

 

The Return of the 'Blob': Hawaii's Reefs Threatened by Marine Heat Wave (The New York Times, Oct. 21, 2019)


 

MINDFULNESS, SPIRITUAL-TYPE STUFF, ETC. 

Spirit Rock’s “No Time to Lose” Climate Daylong

 

One Earth Sangha

 

One Earth Sangha volunteer opportunities

 

One Earth Sangha Climate Crisis Primer

 

Meditation teacher Mark Coleman on Climate One podcast