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Scroll down for links to extensive resources for climate change, divestment, regenerative agriculture, state and local legislation, and zero waste.

Climate Change Sites and Articles

Follow these sites for background material, breaking news, technological breakthroughs, etc… generally covering the many broad aspects of climate change.

 

Divestment Sites and Articles

Regenerative Ag Sites and Articles

Our favorite Websites:

  • Soils for Life: A nonprofit from Australia which promotes the adoption of regenerative landscape practices.
  • Regeneration International: Focused on educating the world about improving soil health through regenerative practices.
  • Rodale Institute: A research institute that focuses on identifying and spreading organic farming best practices.
  • CalCAN: Headquartered here in Sonoma County, CalCAN is a statewide coalition doing policy work to promote sustainable agriculture.

Books and Films:

  • Soil Not Oil, Vendana Shiva (North Atlantic Books, 2015)
  • The Soil Will Save Us, Kristen Olsen (Rodale Press, 2015)
  • The Farming Solution, Eric Toensmeier (Chelsea Green, 2016)
  • Gaia’s Garden: A guide to home-scale permaculture, Toby Hemenway (Chelsea, 2009)
  • Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate, Wendy Johnson (Bantam 2008)
  • Symphony of the Soil, video, Amazon
  • Unbroken Ground, video, Patagonia Provisions
  • Nine Little Films about Food and Farming, TheRules.org

Legislation Tracking Resources

  • The official site for details on California legislation.
  • 350 Bay Area’s Bill Tracking site gives information about bills the 350 Bay Area legislative committee is following.
  • Follow John Myers of the LA Times @johnmyers and David Siders @davidsiders at Politico to get realtime updates on Twitter.

Zero Waste Resources

  • The Compost Coalition of Sonoma County: Working to bring composing and the production of high-quality compost back to the county.
  • Sip It Sonoma:  Zero Waste Sonoma’s effort to implement a policy to provide a straw only upon request. Help spread the word!
  • Check out the Story of Stuff website for lots of ideas, actions and background on reducing waste.
  • More ideas for reducing waste in your life at the Zero Waste Home blog. See which actions make sense for your life.
  • CalRecyle offers lots of information about the zero waste movement, including examples of how other cities are taking action.