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U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
Find information and tools to help you understand and address your community's climate risks thanks to this toolkit from the NOAA. Learn about resilience, read specific case studies, explore climate tools, and more.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report
In November 2018, the IPCC released a special report regarding the impacts we can expect to see from an increase of 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2030.

Sustainability Around the World

Ireland Becomes World's First Country to Divest from Fossil Fuels
Recently, Ireland's parliament passed a bill to become the first country in the world to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies likely within the next five years.

Investing in Nature 101: A Triple Win for Cities, Communities, and Developers
America has an infrastructure problem that can be solved through the use of green infrastructure. Green infrastructure can help address the pollution to the environment and public health resulting from stormwater runoff. 

What Needs to Happen Before Electric Cars Take Over the World
Electric vehicles have only a tiny market share, but the auto industry is betting billions that they will soon be as cheap as conventional cars. However, some major infrastructure changes need to occur first. 

Students and Kids

Answers to your Climate Change Questions
The New York Times answers some common questions about climate change

Tips about Smart Energy Use
from the U.S. Department of Energy

Kids information on many topics, including the environment
From the U.S. government. Games and puzzles and information to read.

Helpful Videos

Plastic Bag Recycling - for more information on how to properly recycle your plastic bags, watch the videos below.

General Recycling - for more information about recycling in Winston-Salem, watch the videos below.

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