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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Abstract: 350 believes in the power of creativity, hard work, and collaboration to make voices heard with little time or resources. The group works to educate and promote activities to increase awareness and keep global GHG emissions below 350 ppm in the atmosphere.
A Business Guide to U.S. EPA Climate Partnership Programs [PDF]
Abstract: This guide, developed in response to requests for the information is designed to help you identify those EPA Partnership Programs that make the most sense for your business and climate stewardship. (PDF)
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
Effects of Global Warming on Trout and Salmon in U.S. Streams [ [PDF]
Abstract: Dams, water diversions, pollution, and development threaten trout and salmon, which have already disappeared from many of the streams they once inhabited. Climatic warming poses an additional, potentially severe threat to their survival.
Source: Natural Resources Defense Council
Human Health (Climate Institute Core Issues)
Abstract: Researchers have found a close link between local climate and the occurrence or severity of some diseases and other threats to human health.
Source: Climate Institute
Improving Efficiency of Coal-Fired Power Plants for Near Term CO2 Reductions [PDF]
Abstract: NETL has evaluated the opportunity to improve the efficiency of coal-fired power plants as a way to reduce GHG emissions.
Source: National Energy Technology Lab (NETL)
IPCC - Climate Change 2007 (The Fourth IPCC Assessment Report)
Abstract: The IPCC provides assessment reports in regular intervals, on the global state and knowledge of climate change. This is the fourth report.
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IPCC Third Assessment Report: Climate Change 2001: Mitigation
Abstract: The assessment of the scientific, technical, environmental, economic, and social aspects of the mitigation of climate change.
Source: International Panel on Climate Change
Low Impact Living™ Environmental Impact Calculator
Abstract: This brand-new household environmental calculator shows carbon, energy, water, wastewater, trash, and stormwater runoff footprints of your home and lifestyle. In addition, it recommends projects based on your specific inputs that can save you money and reduce your environmental impact.
Source: Low Impact Living
National Wildlife Federation's Green Energy Calculator
Abstract: The National Wildlife Federation has created a calculator to tell you how much carbon dioxide your lifestyle produces.
Source: National Wildlife Federation
Abstract: The ocean absorbs approximately 1/4 of the CO2 added to the atmosphere from human activities each year. When CO2 dissolves in seawater, acidification occurs, decreasing the ability of many marine organisms to build shells and maintain skeletal structure.
Source: Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (UNESCO-IOC)
The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health
Abstract: The core concern is succinctly stated: climate change endangers health in fundamental ways.
Source: World Health Organization
U.S. EPA - Global Warming Site
Abstract: EPA's Climate Change Site offers comprehensive information on the issue of climate change in a way that is accessible and meaningful to all parts of society – communities, individuals, business, states and localities, and governments.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
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