Adaptation Clearinghouse, a comprehensive resource on climate adaptation players and strategies from the Georgetown Climate Center
Biomimicry Institute Toolbox – to design with nature rather than creating problems that later need solving
Clean Energy Group – Resilient Power Project – public interest initiative to demonstrate and accelerate renewables with storage especially in low income and at-risk community settings.
Resilient Power Project
Climate, Mind and Behavior, Garrison Institute’s beautifully curated collection of psychological and social guidance for leadership
Cloud Institute – hub for education and training for sustainability focusing on K-12
Coalition for an Environmentally Responsible Economy, investor-driven advocacy to close the “ambition gap” on climate action and engage the power of business
Drawdown presentation and training materials from Pachamama Alliance
Electric School Bus Campaign (NYS):
F. Schumacher Center for a New Economics – an original source for conscious enterprises and re-localization, with a library and archive of lectures not to be missed
Health Care Without Harm – global, science-rich, effective organization helping the health care sector to be a force for environmental benefit. Includes the Health Care Climate Challenge helping health care institutions (5% of global greenhouse gas emissions) achieve net zero impact:
Institute for Local Self-Reliance – hub for locally controlled, durable approaches to low-impact living especially “Waste to Wealth”
Land Art Generator: Integrating Renewable Energy and Public Art
New York Climate Act Implementation
New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, Climate Justice Agenda – stakeholder driven vision of urban climate justice by leading group “on the ground – and at the table”
One Hundred Resilient Cities: innovation and education partnership founded by major foundations, documenting what major cities are doing to become more resilient.
Post Carbon Institute – practical think-tank on planning, policy, law and vision for a low-carbon society that is not just about solar panels – economic re-localization, resilient design, and people-power.
Solarize Ulster – Get involved in Ulster County’s Green New Deal initiative by subscribing to community solarUnlike traditional solar, where panels are installed on your roof or property, community solar is installed at an offsite location. You can subscribe to the community solar project and receive credits on your regular electric bill for the clean energy produced. Resources: Hudson Valley Community Power Solar for All (low income) Buyer’s Guide to Community Solar in NY (2017) Community More. Ulster County has selected three trusted partners to work with County residents.
Want to Fight Global Warming? Start with Refrigerants –The Number One solution on the Drawdown list, to Reverse the Climate Crisis — the action that has the potential to make the biggest immediate impact on environmental destruction — is proper disposal and management of refrigerants.
YESS: Youth Environmental and Sustainability Summit Resources for Student Climate Action Plans
YESS Resource Collection
Zero Waste school initiative: