Click here to read the Climate, Environment and Readiness (CLEAR) Plan for Virginia’s George Washington Region. This is a plan for preserving and improving the natural environment, the quality of life and the economic health of the city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George and Caroline through responsible management of our most precious resources.
The Nature Conservancy put out a how-to guide on talking about climate change, look for it here.
Forbes, “Renewable Energy Will Be Consistently Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020, Report Claims” : The cost of renewable energy is now falling so fast that it should be a consistently cheaper source of electricity generation than traditional fossil fuels within just a few years, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
American Association for the Advancement of Science, “What We Know: The Reality, Risks, and Responses to Climate Change” : The overwhelming evidence of human-caused climate change documents both current impacts with significant costs and extraordinary future risks to society and natural systems.
Others Joining the Cause
The Huffington Post, “D.C. Just Passed A Historic Bill Mandating 100 Percent Renewable Power By 2032″ : The unanimously approved legislation puts the nation’s capital at the vanguard of climate policy — even as the federal government is going in reverse.
U.S. Government, 2018, “Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptations” : The National Climate Assessment (NCA) assesses the science of climate change and variability and its impacts across the United States, now and throughout this century.