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Title: 350.org
Description/subject: About, Resources. Get Involved....."350.org is building a global climate movement. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries. The number 350 means climate safety: to preserve a livable planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current level of 400 parts per million to below 350 ppm. We believe that a global grassroots movement can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice. That movement is rising from the bottom up all over the world, and is uniting to create the solutions that will ensure a better future for all. With over 4000 languages spoken around the world, words don’t always get the point across. This wordless animation explains 350.org in 90 seconds:..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: 350.org
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2015

Title: EcoWatch
Description/subject: "EcoWatch is at the forefront of uniting all shades of green to ensure the health and longevity of our planet. We are leading the charge in using online news to drive fundamental change. EcoWatch is a leading news website reporting on environmental news, green living and sustainable business. We also feature content from renowned environmental and business leaders via our Insights blog. EcoWatch is a dedicated platform for environmental news that helps transform the ability of individuals to learn about environmental issues and take action. EcoWatch provides timely access to relevant information that educates and motivates individuals to become engaged in their community, adopt sustainable practices and support strong environmental policy. In September 2013, EcoWatch became a Certified B Corporation and joined more than 900 companies that leverage the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. In May of 2014, EcoWatch became a member of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of businesses that are financially committed to creating a healthy planet"
Language: English
Source/publisher: EcoWatch
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2015

Title: nononsensevideos.org
Description/subject: Climate science, resources, action
Language: English
Source/publisher: nononsensevideos.org
Format/size: html, Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2017

Individual Documents

Title: Energy Toolkit 2.0 Leading Instruments and Methodologies for Sustainable Energy Planning
Date of publication: November 2016
Description/subject: "The second iteration of the Energy Toolkit, a collection of leading instruments and methodologies for climate-compatible energy planning, offers energy practitioners, policymakers, and experts a quick reference guide to some of the best-established instruments available at no or low cost. The result is a compilation of 26 tools from agencies around the world. The toolkit was produced as a team effort with the many members of the Low-Emissions Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP), in particular its Energy Working Group (LEDS EWG). The LEDS GP was founded in 2011 to facilitate peer learning, technical cooperation, and information exchange to support the formation and implementation of low emission development strategies. It has a focus on supporting developing countries and regions. It engages leaders from over 300 institutions across government agencies, technical institutes, international agencies, and non-governmental organizations. The LEDS EWG promotes sustainable and climate-compatible development in the energy sector through a work program focused on peer-to-peer learning, technical assistance, and enhanced opportunities for coordination and collaboration between LEDS GP members. The LEDS EWG also produces supporting materials, such as best-case studies or reference guides like the one presented here. This toolkit does not claim to be a complete encyclopedia of all available tools. We hope to update and further improve the toolkit in coming years. If you have developed a sustainable energy modelling tool or know of one that should be featured here, please contact us at energy@ledsgp.org. Thank you! We hope this toolkit will help you to make energy fairer, safer, and greener for all..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Worldwatch Institute
Format/size: pdf (3.86MB-original; 2.5MB-reduced version)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs23/LEDS_Energy_Toolkit-2.0-red.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 December 2016