Master Climate Protector Resources
Carbon (GHG) Footprint Calculators
CoolCalifornia.Org: Household Footprint Calculator CoolCalifornia’s mission is to is to provide all Californians with the tools they need to take action to protect the climate and keep California cool by partnering with State Agencies, Universities and Next 10 . This calculator was developed by the CoolClimate Network at UC Berkeley. Find out how your household contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and discover some of the ways you can reduce your GHG footprint. This is the calculator we use for the MCP Course.
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OK, I’ll bite. What the hell is my carbon footprint? Grist Magazine, (
Americans have Texas-sized carbon footprints-here’s why Ars Technica Earth Day 2020
Other Calculators you may be interested in
Oregon DEQ Footprint Calculator: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality – Find out how your household contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, and discover some of the ways you can reduce your GHG footprint. This is an older version also developed by the CoolClimate Network. Note: Your data is not saved in this calculator.
Global Footprint Calculator: Global Footprint Network – This is a Total Ecological Footprint versus Carbon Footprint only. This will also calculate your personal Earth Overshoot Day.
Water Footprint Calculators
Grace Water Footprint Calculator (this is an update from the ‘Change Your Course Calculator’)
School strike for climate – save the world by changing the rules | Greta Thunberg | TEDxStockholm (11:10 min)
You Are Stealing Our Future: Greta Thunberg, 15, Condemns the World’s Inaction on Climate Change (4:05 min)
Why It’s Time to Think About Human Extinction. An interview with Canadian Geneticist and long-time environmental activist about the current status of climate concern Dr. David Suzuki. It is about an hour long but presents an excellent summary of the main problems.
Fourth Oregon Climate Assessment Report: State of climate science (2019) Oregon Climate Research Institute
Here’s how climate change will impact your part of the country November 27, 2018). Detail from National Climate Assessment released November 23, 2018)
How Extreme Weather Is Shrinking the Planet. Bill McKibben, Nov 26, 2018 The New Yorker
Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. Paul Hawken, ed. 2017. on-line. paperback
EPA Climate Change website (saved by City of Chicago)
US Climate Resilience Toolkit – A visualization tool to explore interactive graphs and maps of climate projections and observations for any county in the contiguous United States
The Climate Reality Project: Action Toolkit – BE THE VOICE OF REALITY: Twelve Ways To make a Difference. Sign up to download a copy of this helpful guide.
Sample Climate Conversations
Questions about Climate Change
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Session 1 – Introduction & Basic Science
Session 2 – Alternative Explanations
Session 3 – Energy & Construction
Session 4 – Transportation
Session 5 – Weather & Water
Session 6 – Terrestrial (Land Based) Natural Systems
Session 7 – Agriculture
Session 9 – Individual & Collective Actions
Session 10 – Wrap-up