Resources

Here’s a list of some resources on environmental issues that I hope can help you get educated and take action.  This is an emerging list – I hope to add more soon!

WEBSITES/ORGANIZATIONS

The BEAT News  Berkshire Environmental Action Team

 Center for EcoTechnology  CET offers free energy audits, among other services

 

BOOKS

Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace – Vandana Shiva

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change – Elizabeth Kolbert

The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis will bring on the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World – Paul Gilding

FILMS

Tapped – Stephanie Soechtig, Atlas Films

Gasland – Josh Fox

The Future of Food – Deborah Koons Garcia, Lily Films

Crude:  The Real Price of Oil – Joe Berlinger

Bullfrog Films: 1-800-543-3764: Environmental DVDs and Educational DVDs has many independent documentaries dealing with the environment, consumerism, and the economy.

BOTTLED WATER RESOURCES

The Environmental Working Group will be screening Tapped on February 24th (please see TAPPED Documentary Screening & Discussion | Occupy Berkshires for more details)

These are sources of information on bottled water and the Updated Bottle Bill currently in the Massachusetts congress.

Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It – Elizabeth Royte

Update the Bottle Bill | MASSPIRG

Bottle Bill Resource Guide

Update the Bottle Bill

Water: Food & Water Watch Gives You the Facts | Food & Water Watch

Water | Corporate Accountability International