Resources and Links
Sustainable Energy – without the hot air
David JC MacKay. ISBN 978-0-9544529-3-3. Also available as a free download from www.withouthotair.com
Global Warming – the complete briefing
John Houghton. ISBN 0-521-52874-7.
Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change
Sue Roaf, David Crichton, Fergus Nicol. ISBN 0-7506-5911-4.
Global Warming – a very short introduction
Mark Maslin. ISBN 0-19-284097-5.
The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan (July 2009)
The UK Renewable Energy Strategy (2009)
Household Energy Management Strategy (March 2010)
The programme for coalition government: ‘The coalition: our programme for government’
Doomed by democracy – BBC
Justin Rowlatt asks if democracies are incapable of tackling climate change.
Available as a podcast from http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006r4vz
10:10 - campaign to cut CO2 emissions by 10% in 2010. http://www.1010global.org/uk
Sandbag - a campaigning organization focused on emissions trading. http://www.sandbag.org.uk/
Energy Saving Trust - UK-based organization focused on promoting action that leads to the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions. http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/ or call 0800512 012.
Carbon Trust - a not-for-profit company providing specialist support to help business and the public sector cut carbon emissions, save energy and commercialize low carbon technologies.
Sustainable Development Commission - the Government’s independent adviser on sustainable development, reporting to the Prime Minister, the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales and the First Minister and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland.
Travelfootprint.org – developed as a Clear Zones project Travelfootprint.org provides an easy way of calculating emissions from all the main forms of transport including rail. http://www.travelfootprint.org/
Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes - a network of over 560 organizations from the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Operation Noah - a Christian organization which provides focus and leadership in response to the growing threat of catastrophic climate change.
Westwoods Woodfuels South West Ltd - a non-profit organization working to expand and facilitate the wood fuel supply infrastructure in south-west England.
New Scientist Magazine - a wide variety of articles and resources on climate change including a section on commonly held climate myths.