MCP Human Responses (Physical & Psychological Health, Consumption) Resources
Key Question 1. How will climate change affect human physical and mental health?
Has Your Doctor Talked To You About Climate Change? (July 13, 2019) by Martha Bebinger. Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday
The lost summer’: the emotional and spiritual toll of the smoke apocalypse (Sharon J. Riley, Aug 21, 2018. The Narwhal.)
Climate Change is Bad for your Health (Jeff Nesbit, Oct 30, 2017. New York Times)
As Long As Grass Grows byDina Gilio-Whitaker 2019 Beacon Press
County, State and National Plans
Key Question 2. How does population growth impact global warming/climate change?
Remember the Population Bomb? It’s Still Ticking (New York Times, 2017)
Key Question 3. How does consumption impact global warming/climate change?
Is This the End of Recycling?The Atlantic, March 5, 2019
Climate Justice Alliance Just transition is our main organizing framework
Carbon Offsets (Carbon Credits):
Caution should be used when purchasing Carbon Offsets. Green America provides information about considerations. Green America: Carbon Offsets Demystified
Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)
Arcadia Power accredited by the Better Business Bureau, certified Green-e, and part of the Department of Energy’s National Community Solar Partnership. (Link to check availability on webpage).
Blue Sky Renewable Energy for Pacific Power customers
Key Question 4. Can the world sustain the current trend of economic growth and consumption?
Story of Stuff (video)
Intro Video (2:38)