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EPA APTI

U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan Training Curriculum

These courses provide information primarily for air regulators, air quality professionals, energy professionals, community members, and others interested in learning more about EPA’s regulations under Section 111 of the Clean Air Act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. power sector.

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Climate Change Session Presentation

GHG Inventories, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Planning

In the GHG Inventories, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation session, Josh Simmons shared his experience working with the Santa Ynez Chumash on climate change mitigation and adaptation planning. A basis strategy was also provided for Tribes that are interested in pursuing these activities.

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Student Curriculum: Recipes for Healthy Kids and a Healthy Environment

This nine-lesson program was designed to excite kids about environmental health and empower them to take steps in their everyday lives to improve the environment for their community and reduce their environmental risk.

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Teacher Resources and Lesson Plans

Find an array of environmental and science based lesson plans, activities and ideas on the topics of Air, Climate Change, Ecosystems, Energy, Health, Reduce-Reuse-Recycle, and Water.

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Local Environmental Observer (LEO) Network

Local Environmental Observer (LEO) Network

  • Source: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Topic Area(s): Climate Change
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Northern communities are changing due to environmental impacts, climate change and development. Monitoring the environment is important for understanding the risks and benefits and for adaptation. The LEOs are the eyes, ears and voice of environmental change in our communities. The Network consists of tribal professionals who apply traditional knowledge, […]

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Indigenous Environmental Network

Indigenous Environmental Network

Established in 1990 within the United States, IEN was formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ).

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Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP)

Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP)

ITEP was created to act as a catalyst among Tribal governments, research and technical resources at Northern Arizona University (NAU), various federal, state and local governments, and the private sector, in support of environmental protection of Native American natural resources. ITEP accomplishes its mission through several programs. ITEP trains tribal […]

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Climatic Change Journal

Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in the United States: Impacts, Experiences and Actions

  • Source: Climatic Change Journal, Spring Netherlands
  • Topic Area(s): Climate Change, Culture
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  • Year: 2013

A special issue of the Climatic Change journal (October 2013). Climatic Change is dedicated to the totality of the problem of climatic variability and change – its descriptions, causes, implications and interactions among these. The purpose of the journal is to provide a means of exchange among those working in […]

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Facing Climate Change: Coastal Tribes

Facing Climate Change: Coastal Tribes (video)

The Swinomish Tribe has lived on the coasts of the Salish Sea for thousands of years. Today, rising seas not only threaten cultural traditions, but also the economic vitality of this small island nation in the shadow of two oil refineries. After scientists identified sea level rise as a threat […]

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A Guide for Tribal Leaders on U.S. Climate Change Programs

This guide summarizes key U.S. government programs addressing climate change, opportunities for tribal engagement and contacts for each agency. In addition to its immediate value to tribes and their partners, this information will provide important groundwork for research on understanding and improving the tribal consultation processes in the context of […]

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