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City of Boulder, Colorado First US City to
Implement a Carbon Tax

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City of Vancouver's
31 pg Report

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City of Vancouver
One Day Program:  Kids  Parents  Teachers  Schools
Sustainability:  Green Homes   Electric Vehicles
Climate Protection:  2 pg pdf    31pg (full report)

UCS -- California Region (US)
Our Changing Climate: Assessing the Risks to California
Overview and Full Report (PDF)
California Climate Choices
Coasts: Critical Coastlines
Electricity: The Energy Gap
Confronting Climate Change in California (PDF)
An Open Letter on Global Warming from California Economists
Solutions: Capping Emissions
Solutions: Limiting Global Warming Offsets
Solutions: Clean Car Discount
Solutions: Energy
Support the California Clean Car Discount Bill
Action: Reduce Your Impact
California Global Warming Impacts and Solutions

Air Resources Board Releases
Draft of California Plan for Reducing Emissions
Draft Scoping Plan (93 pg pdf)
[Part IV-B: Page 66 - 68 addresses Public Outreach & Education]
Components Include: Flex Your Power   Spare the Air   Cool California
Low Carbon Fuel Standard    Million Solar Roof Initiative
Press Release     Part of Western Climate Initiative

Pursuant to AB 32: California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Global Warming Threatens Florida (plus map)
Global Warming on the Local Level - prepare now.
How the West Will Warm
The arid American West - water, economy, environment -- concrete actions.
Current Science on Global Warming and Western Water
California's Solutions for Global Warming
Western National Parks Endangered by Climate Disruption
. . . and actions we need to take

UCS -- Great Lakes Region (US)
Great Lakes Communities and Ecosystems at Risk (Sol > Regional)
Links to many sub-regional study areas by state
Impacts on Aquatic Ecosystems (K-12 > Enviro Sci, Biology)

UCS -- Northeast Region (US)
Extreme Heat in Our Cities ( animated graphic )
Northeast Climate Choices
Rising Temperatures
Dramatically Changing Climates - state by state animations
Extreme Heat in Our Cities - state by state animations
Regional Consequences, by activity and impact
Meeting the Climate Challenge, by Sector
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)
Take Action - Contact Your Representatives
My Climate Choices: Share Your Photos and Stories
The Northeast Report - with State Summaries

UCS -- Other United States Regions
Regional Cap-and-Trade Programs to Cut Global Warming Emissions (Sol > Governments, Regional & Local;)

Clean Air -- Cool Planet
New England

Other Regions

UK Government
Logicity climate change game
What is being done about climate change in the UK?
Climate Change Overview
H istory, international responses, UK proposals, what you can do
Local news, carbon footprint calculator
Yorkshire and Humber Climage Change Impact Scoping Study

Leading Cities

Boulder , Colorado
First US City to Implement Carbon Tax:  New York Times    MSNBC
Funding, in part, public awareness campaigns. Climate Smart
2007 Progress Report (32 pg pdf)    Climate Action Plan Tax
A Community Takes Charge (13 pg pdf)    FAQ (2 pg pdf)

City and County of San Francisco

Mayor: Certification of GHG Emissions
Department of the Environment
Climate Change Program
SF's Climate Action Plan [140 pg pdf]
Business Council on Climate Change
SF's Major Science Centers:
California Academy of Sciences

(Local Gov'ts for Sustainability)

Cities for Climate Protection Program
Sustainable Cities Program
Member List(pdf)     Staff
Resources     Publication Catalog

Sierra Club
Local Governments with Innovative Solutions
Status Reports on 962 Cities
- Choose Your U.S. Region
Best Practices, Campaign Handouts, Training,
Climate Action Plans, Background, Personal Action

Pew Center on Global Climate Change
U.S. States & Regions
Climate policies that US states and regionsare adopting
The Expanding Role of U.S. State Renewable Portfolio Standards - PDF
A Look at Emissions Targets - By State Entity
Table with live links to state policies and plans

National Wildlife Federation
Alaska Youth for Environmental Action
Youth Employment in Parks (YEP!)
3-2-1 Campaign

Environmental Defense Fund
Global Warming and the Golden State (PDF)
A Cal to Action for California

Nature Conservancy
Local Impacts and Threats from Climate Change (PDFs); regional policy recommendations
New JerseyNew York

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