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

News sites:

Pennsylvania
NPR's state impact website - https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/
Philadelphia Inquirer - https://www.philly.com/science/climate/
National   
Yale Climate Change page - https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
EOS - Earth and space science news - https://eos.org/articles

State resources

Sierra Club of Pennsylvania - https://www.sierraclub.org/pennsylvania
Penn Environment - https://pennenvironment.org/
Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Lighthttp://paipl.us/
The Pennsylvania Council of Churches has useful linkshttp://www.pachurchesadvocacy.org/resources/

Fracking resources:

Cornell University group involved in fracking research - http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/howarth/index.php
Better Path Coalition - https://www.betterpathcoalition.org/

Major national organizations devoted to climate change advocacy:

Bill McKibben's group - https://350.org/
Transition US Resilience - https://www.resilience.org/environment/
Natural Resources Defense Council https://www.nrdc.org/issues/climate-change
Post Carbon Institute - https://www.postcarbon.org/
Extinction Rebellion - https://extinctionrebellion.us/
Union action on climate change - https://www.bluegreenalliance.org/

Six of the most high-impact, cost-effective, evidence-based organizations - https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/12/2/20976180/climate-change-best-charities-effective-philanthropy

Chesapeake Bay Foundation - https://www.cbf.org/

Justice for the coalfields - https://www.coalfieldjustice.org/

Other resources:

Hawken book and website mentioned in 2nd hour discussion
Drawdown: 100 solutions to reverse global warming
Our World in Data article on greenhouse gases - https://ourworldindata.org/co2-and-other-greenhouse-gas-emissions
From Founder's Pledge - comparison of personal lifestyle changes - https://founderspledge.com/stories/climate-and-lifestyle-report
Here is a related book mentioned in the current issue of Friends Journal: The Parents Guide to Climate Change

Local resources

South Mountain partnership - https://southmountainpartnership.org/about-us

Watershed protection groups within Cumberland County - https://www.ccpa.net/4628/Watershed

Agricultural Land Preservation Board - https://www.ccpa.net/106/Agricultural-Land-Preservation-Board

Cumberland County Conservation Collaborative - https://www.cumberlandconservationcollaborative.org/

Quaker sites:

from Eli Fishpaw from Baltimore Yearly Meeting's Friends in Unity with Nature - NEXT STEPS IN JOURNEY TO RIGHT RELATIONSHIP WITH CREATION  https://nextstepsearch.wordpress.com/2016/01/04/next-steps-in-journey-to-right-relationship-with-creation/

Tools from FUN to calculate carbon footprint

EQAT (Earth Quaker Action Team) - https://www.eqat.org/
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:  


https://www.utne.com/environment/beyond-climate-fundamentalism-zm0z18wzgsch

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