Global Climate Change: What I Can Do About It
compiled by Stosh Thompson and Mark Hixon
Web Sites

A. Educational Background

1. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:
2. U.S. Global Change Research Program:

B. Energy Audit

1. Home Energy Saver:;
2. Carbon footprint:;
3. Carbon offsets :;

C. Organizations and PACs

1. Union of Concerned Scientists:
2. Stop Global Warming:
3. League of Conservation Voters :
4. We:;

D. Sustainable Living;;;;


Green Living, E The Environmental Magazine, 2005, Penguin Group, NY.
Living Green, Greg Horn, 2006, Freedom Press, Los Angeles.
It’s Easy Being Green, Crissy Trask, 2006, Gibbs Smith, Salt Lake City.
True Green, Kim McKay and Jenny Bonnin, 2006, National Geographic, Washington, DC.
Energy: Use Less – Save More, Jon Clift and Amanda Cuthbert, 2006, Green Books, Vermont.
The Green Book, Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas Kostigen, 2007, Three Rivers, NY.
New Day Revolution, Sam Davidson and Stephen Mosely, 2007, Xyzzy Press, Brentwood, TN.
The Carbon Buster’s Home Energy Handbook, Godo Stoyke, 2007 New Society, Gabriola Island, B.C., Canada.
50 Simple Steps to Save the World from Global Warming, Green Patriot Working Group 2008, Freedom Press, Los Angeles.
Living Like Ed: A Guide to the Eco-Friendly Life, Ed Begley, Jr. 2008, Clarkson Potter, NY.
You Can Prevent Global Warming (and save Money!), Jeffrey Langholz and Kelley Turner 2008, Andrews McMeel, Kansas City.
Green Chic, Christie Matheson, 2008, Sourcebooks, Inc., Naperville, IL.
365 Ways to Live Green, Diane Gow McDilda, 2008, Adams Media, Avon, MA.
Green, Greener, Greenest, Lori Bongiorno, 2008, Perigree, Penguin Group, NY.
Ready, Set, Green, Graham Hill and Meaghan O’Neill, 2008, Villard, N.Y.

Cat I (Free, No Change); Cat II (Free, Change); Cat III ($, No Change) Cat IV (Free, CHANGE); Cat V ($$$, No Change); Cat VI ($$$, CHANGE)

Cat I: CFL’s, LED’ Off, House Filters, Shopping Bag, Tire Pressure Green Products, Eco-friendly Businesses
Cat II: Recycling, Water Usage, Water Temperature, Thermostat Settings Paper Usage, Driving Habits, Compost, Lights Off, Blinds/Curtains
Cat III: Insulation, Programmable Thermostat, Sensor Lights, Fans Weather Stripping, Lawn Conversion, Native Plants, Organic Garden
Cat IV: Walk or Bicycle, Mass Transit, Carpool, No Dryer, No A/C Vegetarian, Downsize House, Green Vacations
Cat V: Hybrid/Electric Car, Solar Hot Water, Change Appliances, Green Remodel, New Construction, PV Power, Wind Power, Hydro Power
Cat VI: Go Off Grid, Live in a Commune, Move to the Third World Become a Guru, Lead a Revolution, Win a Darwin Award

“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are merely strands in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.” Chief Seattle