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Precipitation

As was felt recently at the South Carolina Botanical Garden, extreme precipitation and flooding can be exceptionally devastating. Excess rains can wash away trails, compromise bridges, and harm many varieties of plants in public gardens. Sometimes no...

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10/28/15
Drought Tools and Resources

While drought doesn’t always offer the same immediate and dramatic visuals associated with events such as hurricanes and tornadoes, it still has a huge price tag. In fact, droughts rank second in types of phenomena associated with billion-dollar...

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10/28/15
Climate Change Cell Phone Tour

An innovative climate change cell phone tour and pilot project at Longwood Gardens marks the first deliverable in a series of objectives between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and American Public Gardens Association that...

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10/28/15
Third National Climate Assessment

On May 6, 2014, the White House released the third National Climate Assessment (NCA), which “assesses the science of climate change and its impacts across the United States, both now and...

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10/28/15
Greenhouse Gas Reporting Calculators

Greenhouse gas emissions calculators are available online from a number of organizations

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10/27/15
Greenhouse Gas Protocol Calculation Tools

The GHG Protocol’s Corporate Standard provides guidance on the entire inventory development process.

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10/27/15
Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator

This calculator may be useful in communicating your greenhouse gas reduction strategy, reduction targets, or other initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions

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10/27/15
Clean Air Cool Planet

Calculate greenhouse gas emissions

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10/27/15
Harvesting the Benefits of Renewable Energy

See where and how harvesting homegrown, clean, renewable energy makes economic sense for you.

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10/27/15
Renewable Energy Incentives

Investment in and use of renewable energy is both encouraged and required by a range of federal, state, and local government legislation and utility incentives.

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10/27/15
Solar Technology

Solar energy is the cleanest, most abundant renewable energy source available, and the U.S. has some of the world’s richest solar resources.

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10/27/15
Space Heating & Cooling Research

The Emerging Technology team conducts research in space heating and cooling technologies, with a goal of realizing aggregate energy savings of 20% relative to a 2010 baseline. In addition to work involving the development of products, the U.S....

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10/27/15
Implementing On-site Renewable Energy Projects

On-site power generation provides local governments with the most direct access to renewable energy. In addition to the overall benefits, on-site projects also provide a hedge against financial risks and improve power quality and supply reliability.

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10/27/15
EPA Green Power Basics

Learn how green power can be purchased from off-site providers

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10/27/15
Local Climate Change Visioning And Landscape Visualizations Guidance Manual

The local climate change visioning process developed by CALP is aimed at enhancing community engagement, citizen and practitioner learning, and  policy-change processes in response to long-term climate change at the local level.

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10/27/15
Climate Interactive

The World Climate Project provides resources that let you confidently lead people in thought-provoking, mock-UN events that simulate the United Nations climate talks. As world leaders prepare to gather for these vitally important talks...

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10/27/15
ANtarctic geological DRILLing ELF Factbook

(ANtarctic geological DRILLing) is a multinational collaboration comprised of more than 200 scientists, students, and educators from seven nations. The chief objective is to drill back in time to recover a history of paleoenvironmental changes that...

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10/27/15
Search the CLEAN Collection

Scientifically and pedagogically reviewed digital resources for teaching about climate science, climate change, and energy awareness. This is a collection of high-quality digital educational resources, including learning activities, visualizations,...

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10/27/15
National Wildlife Federation Climate Classroom

The real-life stories and the changes taking place in our natural world offer a unique and timely teaching opportunity.  The science and evidence of the climate change presented provides the foundation for authentic learning experiences through...

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10/27/15
Landscape for Life

Landscape For Life is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ program (SITES™), the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. SITES™ is an interdisciplinary effort led by the American Society of Landscape Architects...

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10/27/15

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