Humans may devote resources to deal with climate changes that are already unavoidable, including improving levees to withstand rising sea levels, designing buildings to handle higher temperatures, and constructing dams to store water that previously was held in mountain snowpacks.
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In this lesson, students use EcoTipping Point success stories to create illustrated geography books/PowerPoint presentations about the natural resources that can...
Case: Is Anybody Listening? Last Updated on 2013-05-10 at 18:21
The case is an example of how Western-based property law, Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act, Public Law 93-531, has undermined traditional Native American practices... More »
Video: Energy 101: Cool Roofs - DOELast Updated on 2013-04-22 at 20:48
This video demonstrates how "cool roofs" can reduce the "heat island" effect in cities and suburbs along with associated... More »
Video: Energy 101: Solar PV - DOELast Updated on 2013-04-22 at 18:32
This video shows the basics of how a PV panel converts light radiated from the sun into usable power, whether on the electric grid or off—and... More »
Video: Energy 101: Daylighting - DOELast Updated on 2013-04-22 at 18:14
This video demonstrates "Daylighting" — the use of windows or skylights for natural lighting and temperature regulation—is one... More »