The Tribal Climate Change Project is a collaborative project between the University of Oregon Environmental Studies Program and the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station. The project aims to understand the needs, lessons learned, and opportunities American Indian tribes have in planning for the physical effects of climate change. […]
The NTHHSC is a partnership of tribal interests. The Center will strengthen the capacity of tribal communities to assess homes for indoor health hazards such as: mold and moisture, carbon monoxide, household chemicals, drinking water, lead, asbestos, pesticides, radon, dust and dust mites, allergens, asthma triggers, and fire and safety […]
These reports provide a reliable and understandable introduction to climate change. They cover climate science and impacts, climate adaptation, technological solutions, business solutions, international action, federal action, recent action in the U.S. states, and action taken by local governments. The overview serves as a summary and introduction to the series.
This best practices guide is designed to help EPA and tribal officials understand and take full advantage of the features and benefits of Performance Partnership Grants (PPGs), in which states and tribes may combine multiple environmental program grants into a single grant. PPGs are one of the cornerstones in the […]
This is the Environmental Justice Grant Application and Management session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speaker was Nancy Reish – EPA.
Tribal Green and Healthy Schools Initiative: Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction
This is the Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speakers were: Tim Tolman – McKinstry, Myla Kelly – Peaks to Prairies. Powerpoint Presentation (workshop version)
This is the Indoor Air Issues in Schools session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speakers were: Ron Schiller – EPA, Katie Loveland – MT Dept. of Health and Human Services. View the Indoor Air Quality presentation (ppt) View the Asthma presentation (ppt)
From energy efficiency initiatives – such as residential weatherization and state capitol retrofits – to renewable energy projects and financial innovations, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program projects are making a difference throughout the United States, its territories and tribes. This website is the gateway to finding weatherization programs in each state.
Passamaquoddy’s experience with generating heating oil for the tribe from chlorella algae. The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point Maine’s energy mission statement is to be 100% self-sufficient in energy, and they are working towards that goal by developing algae biofuel, tidal energy, and wind energy. Steve Crawford, Environmental Director of […]
The potential and process of wind energy development on the Rosebud Reservation.
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