Resources: Engage, Learn, Connect

Local groups

Global and National Groups

  • Union of Concerned Scientists The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems, including climate change

  • Environmental Defense Fund This group is known for its work on issues including global warming, ecosystem restoration, oceans, and human health, and advocates using sound science, economics, and law to find environmental solutions that work.

  • Environmental Action Notifies people how to take action by signing petitions, sending messages to decision-makers, writing letters to the editor of your local newspapers, and finding other ways to help protect the clean water and air, wildlife, and wild places in the United States.

  • Sierra Club Founded in 1892, the Sierra Club's mission is to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.

  • Citizens Climate Lobby CCL empowers everyday people to work together on climate change solutions. Our supporters are organized in more than 400 local chapters across the United States. Together we’re building support in Congress for a national bipartisan solution to climate change.

  • Climate Reality Project Mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society.

  • 350 (Movement to end the age of fossil fuels)

  • Pachamama Alliance A global community that offers people the chance to learn, connect, engage, travel and cherish life for the purpose of creating a sustainable future that works for all.

  • Project Drawdown Leading Resource for Climate Solutions. We encourage you to review the new, informative 6-unit Introduction to Climate Sloutions. Climate Solutions 101.

  • ICLEI (Global network of local governments for sustainability)

  • State Impact (Reporting project of NPR)

  • American Public Health Association (APHA) APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that combines a nearly 150-year perspective, a broad-based member community and the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public's health.

  • Sustainability Now Exploration and proliferation of cutting edge sustainable technologies that solve planetary problems related to food, energy, housing, water, waste, health and consciousness.

Free Online Courses About Climate Change

The following are previously recorded presentations available at your convenience.

Home & Lifestyle Improvements


Electric vehicles mean cleaner air for communities and more savings for consumers.