Kids Climate Summit 2021: Focus on the Community
What Summit organizers are reading:
Bennett, J. (2016). A global warming primer, answering your questions about the science, the consequences and the solutions. Boulder: Big Kid Science.
Gates, W. (2020) How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: the Solutions we have and the Breakthroughs we Need. New York: Knopf.
Gore, A. (2017). An inconvenient sequel; Truth to power, your action handbook to learn the science, find your voice and help solve the climate crisis. New York: Rodale.
Margolin, J. (2020). Youth to Power, your voice and how to use it. New York: Hatchette Book Group, Inc.
Schlossberg, T. (2019). Inconspicuous consumption, the environmental impact you don't know you have. New York: Grand Central Publishing.
Thunberg, G. (2018). No one is too small to make a difference. London: Penguin Books.
In no particular order, sorry.
Wild in the City: Chicagoland's Urban Ecology: https://exhibits.chicagocollections.org/urban-ecology
US Global Change Research Project
GlobalChange.gov is made possible by our participating agencies. Thirteen Agencies, One Vision: Empower the Nation with Global Change Science. www.globalchange.gov
American Audubon Society
Where have all the birds gone? North American has lost 3 billion birds since 1970. www.audubon.org/news/north-america-has-lost-more-1-4-birds-last-50-years-new-study-says?
Chicago Botanic Garden
https://www.chicagobotanic.org/pr/release/chicago botanic garden celebrates world environment day.
The Jason Project and Climate Change
NOAA---National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
World Wildlife Foundation
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
A student’s guide to global warming (updated last on 5/9/17)
Previous EPA research has been known to improve knowledge of the health and environment effects of climate change and provide sustainable solutions for communities to effectively manage and reduce the impacts of a changing climate.
Chicago Council on Science and Technology
The Chicago Council on Science and Technology’s (C2ST) mission is to enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation of science and technology and their impact on society.
National Geographic for Kids
State Climatologist office for IL
Living Lands and Waters
Adaption and mitigation
Museum of Science and Industry
Natural History Museum of New York
climate change exhibit
Our warming world
Consequences of climate change
The Green New Deal
What is it and will it work?
Paris climate agreement synopsis
Union of Concerned Scientists
Oxford Martin School
Climate Reality Project
New Climate Institute
International Renewable Energy Agency
Climate Impact Lab
The Climate Impact Lab team combines experts from the University of California, Berkeley, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC), Rhodium Group, and Rutgers University.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Interactive Impact maps
CDP Disclosure Insight Action
International Energy Agency
Rating of corporations and cities on a climate report card. A-List
Energy and Policy Institute
Rocky Mountain Institute
Climate Accountability Institute
Bottle Store (thank you to Erin Collier)
Organized by topic area