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Climate change resources

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From our discussion of climate change, here are some resources that might be helpful.

Quaker sites:
from Eli Fishpaw from Baltimore Yearly Meeting's Friends in Unity with Nature - NEXT STEPS IN JOURNEY TO RIGHT RELATIONSHIP WITH CREATION
Tools from FUN to calculate carbon footprint
EQAT (Earth Quaker Action Team) -

Local resources

South Mountain partnership -

Watershed protection groups within Cumberland County

Cumberland County Conservation Collaborative -
State resources
NPR's state impact website
Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light
News sites:
The Pennsylvania Council of Churches has useful links
Inside Climate News -
Major national organizations devoted to climate change advocacy:
Bill McKibben's group -
Transition US Resilience -
Natural Resources Defense Council  -
Yale Climate Change page -
Other resources:
Hawken book and website mentioned in 2nd hour discussion

Drawdown: 100 solutions to reverse global warming

Here is a related book mentioned in the current issue of Friends Journal: The Parents Guide to Climate Change

For those of you who remember when Charles Eisenstein spoke at the meetinghouse, he has a new book out on climate change.  Here is a link to a selection from the book: