Forest City 350 is a diverse group of activists from the State-line region, centered in Rockford, IL.
Citizens Climate Lobby local Rockford, IL Chapter email link.
"Low Fee Socially Responsible Investing: Investing in your worldview on your terms" and "Low Fee Vegan Investing, Taking veganism to the next level" by Tomas Nowak founder of Principal of Quantum Financial Planning LLC
Severson Dells Nature Center is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that provides 17,000 people each year with programs and classes that connect participants with nature.
"Angelic Organics is a Biodynamic Community Supported Agriculture farm, growing vegetables and herbs for households like yours since 1991."
"University of Illinois Extension is the link between the University and all of our friends and neighbors in JoDaviess, Stephenson and Winnebago counties." Find information about gardening, farmers market directory, what local foods are in season and much more.
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful is a private, non-government, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to educating and involving individuals in productive solutions that care for our stateline community environment.
Rock River Disposal "is proud to serve the City of Rockford, the industrial and cultural center of north central Illinois." See also the Rockford, Illinois Department of Community & Economic Development for garbage, recycle, bulk and yard waste collection schedule.
Greenline Homes of Chicago builds high-performance urban homes that are well-designed, sustainable, highly energy-efficient, ultra-comfortable, simple to maintain, and beautiful.
Iconic Energy is a Midwest solar installation company based in Rockford, Illinois. Our main focus is to provide clean affordable electricity to homes and businesses in the Midwest.
"Through our scientific and technological genius, we have made of this world a neighborhood and yet we have not had the ethical commitment to make of it a brotherhood ... We must all learn to live together as brothers or we will all perish together as fools." - Martin Luther King
"The purposes of Citizens Climate Lobby are to 1) create the political will for a stable climate and 2) to empower individuals to have breakthroughs in exercising their personal and political power." Also watch this video.
Realistic Ways You Can Combat Climate Change, Today
The Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) is a secular body that helps the major religions of the world to develop their own environmental programs, based on their own core teachings, beliefs and practices.
One Country - Stories on environmental conservation and sustainable development.
"Adventures In The Anthropocene: A journey to the heart of the planet we made", a book by Gaia Vince about exploring this new age and what it means for humans and our relationship with nature.
The International Environment Forum (IEF) - is a Bahá'í inspired organization for environment and sustainability.
Green Faith's mission is to inspire, educate and mobilize people of diverse religious backgrounds for environmental leadership.
Faith In Place - There are two great responsibilities common to all faiths: to love one another and to care for the creation that sustains all life. Faith In Place gives religious people tools to reflect deeply on these responsibilities, integrate the teachings of faith into practice, and work together for a just and sustainable future.
The mission of Interfaith Power & Light is to be faithful stewards of Creation by responding to global warming through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.
Eco-Justice is seeking the welfare of nature with that of humans. (Spanish-English site)
Peaceful Uprising, "committed to defending a livable future through empowering nonviolent action."
This site consists of five resources for those working to foster sustainable behaviors, such as those involved in conservation, energy efficiency, transportation, waste reduction, and water efficiency.
The Story of Stuff is one of the most watched environmental-themed online movies of all time.
US Climate Action Network "USCAN’s mission is to support and strengthen US-based civil society organizations’ influence on the development and implementation of local, national, and international climate policy and action."
Global Footprint Network, a 501c (3) nonprofit organization, was established to enable a sustainable future where all people have the opportunity to live satisfying lives within the means of one planet.
350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries.
"Bill McKibben is the author of a dozen books about the environment, beginning with The End of Nature in 1989, which is regarded as the first book for a general audience on climate change. He is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org.
"Watch the video 'Last Hours' narrated by Thom Hartmann about the "time bomb" that is ticking underground, underwater and under ice… frozen methane that is now escaping and could trigger runaway climate change."
"Founded in 2003, Post Carbon Institute is leading the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world."
Daryl Hannah Love Life promotes living harmoniously with the planet and reverence for the interconnectedness of all living things.
"Since 1984, Chelsea Green has been the publishing leader for books on the politics and practice of sustainable living."
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® "we believe that by empowering consumers with actionable information on how to live green, buy green and recycle responsibly, we can help millions of people lower their energy consumption, shrink their carbon footprint, reduce waste – all while saving money."
RealClimate is a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists. We aim to provide a quick response to developing stories and provide the context sometimes missing in mainstream commentary.
"The Earth Institute brings together the people and tools needed to address some of the world's most difficult problems, from climate change and environmental degradation, to poverty, disease and the sustainable use of resources."
The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, we combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1988 to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic impacts. In the same year.
“Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet” information about Earth’s changing climate, along with current data and visualizations, presented from the unique perspective of NASA, the world’s leading climate research agency.
Climate Reality "The science on climate change is settled. Carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is creating a world of Dirty Weather. Together we can stop it."
Skeptical Science - Explaining climate change science & rebutting global warming misinformation.
AMAP Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme is an international organization established in 1991 to implement components of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS).
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Change Facts: Answers to Common Questions.
The Climate Program Office (CPO) manages competitive research programs in which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities designed to advance our understanding of Earth’s climate system, and to foster the application of this knowledge in risk management and adaptation efforts.
JouleBug is a new mobile app that helps you cut out energy waste to save money.
Inhabitat.com "is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future."