CORE is a free information resource to the Roaring Fork Valley on energy, efficiency and environment. Please explore the links below, and for more assistance, call us at (970) 963-1090 or (970) 544-9808. We’re happy to help you in your research!
- Clean Energy
- Energy-Related Environmental Issues
- Green Gift Guide
- Randy Udall’s articles on oil, coal, natural gas and clean energy
- CORE Press
- Green Building Links
- Movie List
- National and International Conservation Groups
- News and Blogs
- Tools for Teachers
News and Blogs
- Dot Earth - In Dot Earth, reporter Andrew C. Revkin examines efforts to balance human affairs with the planet’s limits. Dot Earth tracks relevant news from suburbia to Siberia.
- Grist - Daily environmental news
- Green Inc. – The New York Times Green Inc. blog explores how the environment, climate change and finite resources are reshaping business and economy.
- The Oil Drum - The Oil Drum’s mission is to facilitate civil, evidence-based discussions about energy and its impact on our future
- Peak Oil Review – Published weekly by the Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas
- Yale 360 - Opinions, analysis and reporting on all things related to climate change from Yale’s staff, students and alumni.
- Worldwatch Institute Blogs – The Worldwatch Institute hosts several blogs, including:
To learn about work complimentary to CORE’s energy and environmental goals, please see our local partners or look below for conservation groups around the country.
1% for the Planet is a growing global movement of 1425 companies that donate 1% of their sales to a network of 2,231 environmental organizations worldwide. Support 1% for the Planet businesses, and ask them to support CORE in turn!
350.org is an international campaign dedicated to building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis–the solutions that science and justice demand. 350.org is harnessing the power of the internet to coordinate a planetary day of action on October 24, 2009. On this day, there will be actions at hundreds of iconic places around the world.
Association for the Study of Peak Oil is a nonprofit, non-partisan research and public education initiative to address America’s peak oil energy challenge.
The Climate Reality Project is bringing the facts about the climate crisis into the mainstream and engaging the public in conversation about how to solve it. They help citizens around the world discover the truth and take meaningful steps to bring about change. Founded and chaired by Al Gore, Nobel Laureate and former Vice President of the United States, The Climate Reality Project has more than 5 million members and supporters worldwide. It is guided by one simple truth: The climate crisis is real and we know how to solve it.
The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions, founded in 1940 as Community Service, Inc., is a non-profit organization that educates on the benefits and values of small local community living. They envision a world where people live sustainably and cooperatively in local communities which are diverse, equitable, and just. The Community Solutions program, started in 2003, is a national resource for knowledge and practices onlow-energy living and self-reliant communities.
Since 1967, Environmental Defense Fund has been dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations. Among these rights are access to clean air and water, healthy and nourishing food, and flourishing ecosystems.
Natural Resources Defense Council uses law, science and the support of 1.2 million members and online activists to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself. They are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.
The Worldwatch Institute is an independent research organization recognized by opinion leaders around the world for its accessible, fact-based analysis of critical global issues. Its mission is to generate and promote insights and ideas that empower decision makers to build an ecologically sustainable society that meets human needs.
WRI is an environmental think tank that goes beyond research to find practical ways to protect the earth and improve people’s lives. WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.