Links to Like-Minded Organizations
Get all the Environmental NewsLinks for the Rochester-area, including primary sources, all the media, public officials, federal and state official departments--and the most important world environment stories. Since 1998.
EPA Green Home tool:
Whether you rent or own, the EPA has set up a tool on thier website to help reduce your homes carbon footprint.
Preserve: Gimme 5 - Finally, a recycling solution for your yogurt cups, hummus tubs and other #5 plastic containers! If you’re serious about recycling, you know that most communities don’t accept these common containers for recycling.
Sierra Club's Newsletter: The Green Life recognizes some Cool Communities worth noting.
Rochester's making changes:
Rochester Homepage shares suggestions for 11 New Year's resolutions you can make to help lower you impact.
Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative
TCCPI is a cross-sector collaboration seeking to leverage the climate action commitments made by Cornell University, Ithaca College, Tompkins Cortland Community College, Tompkins County, and the City of Ithaca to mobilize a countywide energy efficiency effort focused primarily on the retrofitting of buildings.
The Climate Project
Al Gore's organization has 2,600 dedicated volunteers (including our own Jim Tappon), all personally trained by Al Gore to educate the public about climate change. We are proud to acknowledge their support.
Recycled Energy Development
This article focuses on what some factories can do to recycle their waste into reusable energy.
12 Steps to sustainability within the workplace.
We are finally walking the walk
The US has had a dramatic 9% drop in Carbon emissions in the past two years.
The Green Dandelion - is a blog focused on sharing recycling, energy conservation and sustainability initiatives, ideas and events through blogs and online community interaction. Our content shares the distinctive voices of University Facilities and Services bloggers and those who work to improve the environment at the University of Rochester.
Green Monroe: Monroe County has just released a website to help residents, businesses and organizations easily find the resources necessary to aid in reducing energy costs and financing that may be available to do so.
Empowering a Climate Change Movement, Part Six: Cities Step Up and Help Citizens Cut Carbon 25% (Part 6 of 6): In this concluding piece we look at the cities of Davis, California, Rochester, New York, and nine others across the state of Massachusetts that have embarked on a remarkable three-year journey to help between 25 and 85% of the households in their communities reduce their carbon footprint 25% using the strategies and tools I have described in this series. They are pioneers for the many communities across America and around the world that will need to follow in their footsteps if they wish to substantially lower their CO2 emissions. And they are great inspirations in the art of the possible.
David Gershon's thoughts - post Copenhagen
Guide to Online Sustainability Degrees
Hope for a Climate Change Solution in the Wake of Copenhagen -- If Governments Can't, People Can