"Think Global, Act Local" Resource Site For Sonoma County

CLIMATE CHANGE

“Greenhouse gases” are building up in our atmosphere, trees are being cut down in record numbers, the Earth’s temperatures are rising, the ice pack in the Arctic is shrinking…… these are all signs of global warning.

Discover ways to help this global climate crisis here locally in Sonoma County!

Getting Started & Raising Awareness:

What is your Household Carbon Footprint? Calculate here.

What can you do to reduce your Emissions?  Find ways here.

Getting Involved at the Neighborhood, Town, or City Level:

Local Programs Include:

Climate Protection Plan – Ann Hancock

Regional Climate Protection Authority (RCPA) – Suzanne Smith

 

350 parts per million is what many scientists, climate experts, and progressive national governments are now saying is the safe upper limit for CO2 in our atmosphere.

Learn more about 350—what it means, where it came from, and how to get there here.

 

 

CLIMATE IMPACTS FACT-SHEETS

The fact-sheets below help explain how climate change is leading to more extreme weather and devestating local impacts — specifically drought, sea level rise, severe storms, wildfires, and record-breaking winter events.

 

These guides (provided by climatedots.org) are designed to be printed double-sided and folded into quarter-page booklets.