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Learn about global warming, carbon footprints and alternative energies.

Global Warming. Global Action. Global Future. Introducing 350.

Reducing Emissions. Carbon Footprint Calculator.

Eat the View campaigns to plant edible landscapes.

Find out about Acton's Solar Panel which feeds clean electricity into the ABRSD grid.

Carbon Rally compares energy-saving activities nationwide.

PC Energy Report 2009 (pdf) describes how powering down your personal computer can save energy and help reduce the effects of global warming.

Education

  • What is climate change? Find out at EPA for Kids. Information, links, games and animations from the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Learn about Renewable Energy Basics and Clean Energy Technologies. Check out the Solar Oven Challenge.
  • Visit Science Daily to find out about earth, climate and environmental technologies.
  • The LoraxTM Project: Student Earth Day and Classroom Activities encourage educators and students to celebrate the Lorax's message and pledge to beautify and conserve their school and environment.

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Books

The following books are available at Acton Memorial Library.

Low Carbon Diet, A 30 Day Program to Lose 5000 Pounds by David Gershon.

"...save energy...save money...save the planet. Be part of the global warming solution!"
Last Child in the Woods, Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv.

"The Children in Nature Movement is fueled by this idea: the child in nature is an endangered species, and the health of children and the health of the Earth are inseparable."