Global Warming and Air Pollution

Educating ourselves is key to understanding the causes of global warming as well as finding effective ways to be beneficial stewards of our environment. The following links are intended to help you and your congregation start the process of learning about certain environmental issues and engage in proactive ways from an informed perspective.

Learn where our energy comes from and take responsibility for our own actions

Frequently Asked Questions About Global Warming

Union of Concerned Scientists: good source for science-based information

Current Situation in Texas

 

 

Information on Texas Air

 

 

 

 

 

 

LINKS TO STATE AND REGIONAL AIR QUALITY SITES

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's Air Quality Page

http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/nav/eq/eq_air.html

Facts and background information from the Texas Clean Air Roundtable

http://www.cleantexasair.org/

North Central Texas Council of Government Air Quality page

Central Texas Clean Air Force website

http://www.cleanairforce.org/

Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) Air Quality page

http://www.harc.edu/harc/Content/OurWork/ShowTheme.aspx/5

The Texas Air Quality Study

http://www.utexas.edu/research/ceer/texaqsII/visitors.htm

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration "Understanding Air Quality"

http://www.research.noaa.gov/weather/t_understanding.html