Climate Change

Climate change is the process by which, over the past century, the planet has warmed by 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit due to an increasing presence of green house gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere, compounds such as carbon dioxide and methane that trap heat.

Learn More

Climate Change – Basic Information – EPA

Climate Change Facts: Answers to Basic Questions – EPA

Climate Change: How do we know? – NASA

Lehigh Valley Resources

1LV Report – Climate Change Element – go to page 40

Almost all organizations involved with sustainability deal with one or more of the causes or effects of climate change. You can find descriptions of many of the region’s sustainability organizations and their target issues in the Alliance for Sustainable Communities’ on-line directory.



The information provided on the website does not in any way constitute an endorsement of any particular organization by the Lehigh Valley Sustainability Network.