Resources and References

Films


"Too Hot Not to Handle" *

"In Hot Water" *

"The End of Suburbia" *

"An Inconvenient Truth"

"The True Cost of Food"
–Sierra Club cartoon*

"Destroying Communities for Coal"  *

"Prevailing Winds in Denmark" *

"Who Killed the Electric Car?"

"Modern Marvels: Renewable Energy" *

"Your Carbon Foot Print"    www.carbonfootprint.com

"King Corn"

"Killowatt Ours"

* HealthLink will lend these films

Books

The Natural Steps for Communities: How Cities and Towns can Change to Sustainble Practices by Sara James & Torbjorn Lahti

Dead Heat: Global Justice and Global Warming by Tom Athanasiou and Paul Baer

The Weather Makers by Tim Flannery

Plan B by Lester Brown

The Heat is On  by Ross Gelbspan

Boiling Point by Jeremy Leggett

Time Before History by Colin Tudge

Coal by Barbara Frees

Websites

Resources, references, support, grants and funded projects

     Massachusetts Technology Collaborative*** www.mtpc.org

Geothermal Systems 

    Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium www.geoexhange.org
    Geothermal Technologies  www.nrel.gov/geothermal/

 

Wind Power 

    American Wind Energy Association  www.awea.org 
    Cape Wind - www.capewind.org

Transportation 

     www.driveneutral.org

 

Purchase and support clean electricity

    www.massenergy.com
    www.cleanenergy.choice

Regional Greenhouse Gas Intiative

    www.rggi.org

Socially Responsible Investing

    www.socialinvest.org


 

Climate Change

    www.cleanair-coolplanet.org
    www.nrdc.org/globalwarming
    www.heatisonline.org


 

Renewable Energy

    www.eere.energy.gov/RE 
    www.nesea.org


 

'Green' Building

     www.usgbc.org
     www.greenroundtable.org/


 

Local Activist Groups

    HealthLink www.healthlink.org
    Clean Water Action www.cleanwater.org
    Clean Power Now www.cleanpwernow.org
    Mass Climate Action www.massclimateaction.org


**The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative is the state’s development agency for renewable energy bringing together industry, academia and government to advance technology-based solutions leading to economic growth and a cleaner environment in Massachusetts.