Two Cool Ecology Related Websites

29 May

The Wedges Game

Stabilization Wedges Game

Game Resources


Seven Ways to Reduce Carbon Seven Ways to Reduce Carbon
A musical lecture by Glenn Wolkenfeld based on the stablization wedges.
Video | Lyrics (PDF)

The Stabilization Wedges Game is a team-based exercise that teaches players about the scale of the greenhouse gas problem, plus technologies that already exist to dramatically reduce our carbon emissions and get us off the path toward dramatic and damaging climate change.

Players pick eight carbon-cutting strategies to construct a carbon mitigation portfolio, filling in the eight wedges of the stabilization triangle.

The game has been used with players from variety of groups, from university researchers to industry professionals to high school students, and we’d like to help you play with your class or organization:

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Tree City USA

What is Tree City USA?

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The Tree City USA® program, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters, provides direction, technical assistance, public attention, and national recognition for urban and community forestry programs in thousands of towns and cities that more than 135 million Americans call home.

The many benefits of being a Tree City include creating a framework for action, education, a positive public image, and citizen pride. Read more about the benefits of becoming a Tree City.

Did you know?

  • There are more than 3400 communities that are currently a Tree City USA.
  • There are more than 500 communities that received a Growth Award.
  • Over 135 million people live in a Tree City USA.
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