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Available from any computer within a library building.
EPA’s Earth Day Web site offers you many tips and fun ways to protect the environment and your health every day. Learn about the history of Earth Day.
Sierra Club’s Earthday
Be sure to check out their “Green Tips Library.”
The United States Environmental Protection Agency site that gives information about going green. This site contains an excellent Kids Green section.
EPA Zip Code Search
Put in your zip code to find out about pollution, how clean your electricity is, energy star appliance dealers, the UV index, and community clean ups in your area. Don’t forget to click on Energy-related Searches, Other Searches or the other possibilities on the right side of the page to see all your search options. From the Environmental Protection Agency.
A freely accessible research database from EBSCO focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.
Household Emissions Calculator
Get a “ballpark” estimate of your current energy emissions, suggestions for how to reduce your family’s greenhouse gas emissions, and an estimate of how much money you can save by reducing those emissions. From the Environmental Protection Agency.
ProQuest Environmental Science Package
Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.
Tax Incentives in North Carolina for Renewable and Energy Efficiency
A comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. From NCSU.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.