Our individual actions make a difference on our collective impact on soil, water, and air quality as well as addressing the challenge of climate change. Use the resources and links below for actions you can take at home and work to improve your environmental footpring.
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Take a moment and send a message to your US Representative and Senators to share your feelings about environmental and energy issues. You can also review current US Congress Bill issues here.
Minnesota Climate Impacts
Minnesota is 3rd fastest warming state, averaging 0.62 ° F in warming per decade.
Maplewood Climate Reports
Maplewood Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Reduction Plan
The City of Maplewood's first Greenhouse Gas Inventory and the basis for establishing consensus on community emission reduction goals.
Maplewood Climate Change Vulnerabilities Review
This document is a review of the Climate Change risks facing the region and an identification of the risks most likely to impact the City of Maplewood
Calculating Your Impacts and Risks
Use the tools below to calculate your own Carbon Footprint or determine the flood risk of your home or business.
Climate Change 101
For additional climate change information, click on the resources for the US National Climate Assessment and the IPCC Glossary of Terms:
Climate Change 101 Video Gallery
Carbon Footprint Infographic Gallery
Click on any image below to view informational graphics on the carbon footprint of daily products and activities.
Renewable Energy Potential in Minnesota
The resources below outline the potential for renewable energy within Minnesota: production potential, job creation, and Minnesota's Clean Energy Action Plan:
Explore the costs and benefits of increasing green infrastructure at your home or business.