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The Green Scene, The Alliance Review, articles by Tiffany Gravlee


American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy - Provides a wealth of consumer resources on saving energy, including posting ratings of energy-efficient appliances.

American Water Works Association – AWWA’s website provides comprehensive information on water conservation and services

Energy Star – EPA-program that sponsors energy saving initiatives and rates a broad spectrum of products on energy efficiency.

Farmers’ Markets – Websites that focus on local farmers’ markets. and

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is an international association of local governments and national and regional local government organizations.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Anthony Petitti Garden Center & Landscaping - offer classes in organic gardening

U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Center protection

U.S. Department of Energy program on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy – Provides information and support.

The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) coordinates and integrates federal research on changes in the global environment and their implications for society. is a non-profit headed up by author, environmentalist, activist, Professor at Middlebury College
Bill McKibben.  "Climate-focussed campaigns, projects and actions led from the bottom-up by people in 188 countries."

Curious about the science of climate change?  NASA's climate science webpage:


Sustainable!  @ Your Library 
Rodman Library's list of books and videos on the topic of sustainability

On Food…

“Plenty: One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally”,  Alisa Smith & J.B. McKinnon, 2007

“Omnivore’s Dilemma”, Michael Pollan, 2006

“Botany of Desire: A Plant’s Eye View of the World”, Michael Pollan, 2001

“Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating”, Jane Goodall, 2005

“The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses are Beating the Global Competition”, Michael H. Schuman, 2007

“Animal, Vegetable, Miracle”, Barbara Kingsolver, 2007

Climate Change / Our Planet…

“Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization”, Lester R. Brown, 2007

“Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed”, Jared Diamond, 2005

"Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America,"  Thomas Friedman 2008

"Eaarth: Making Life on a Tough New Planet",   Bill McKibben, 2010

Sustainable Living…

“Green Living: the Emagazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth”, 2005

“The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook”, David de Rothschild, 2007

“Saving the Planet Without Costing the Earth”, Donnachadh McCarthy, 2004