If you’re looking to reduce the carbon footprint of your lifestyle, we’ve gathered these resources to help.
- Solar Resources for learning about local solar & finding installers
- Electric Vehicles Locate local electric vehicle charging stations
- Climate Makeover: Yard Edition Discover techniques for reversing the carbon footprint of your yard
- Climate-Resilient PA Trees Learn about how various tree species will survive evolving climate
- Energy Save PA Discover energy-saving appliances for your home
- PA Power Switch Find renewable power providers for your home/business
- Project Wren Offset your carbon footprint through a monthly subscription
- Stripe Climate Invest 1% of proceeds from your online business in carbon removal
- How Centre County feels effects of climate change, and what local leaders are doing about it Centre Daily Times, December 2020
- Bracing for the impact of climate change, local governments look to state for help Pennsylvania Capital-Star, May 2020
- Global carbon emissions dropped with the pandemic, but is it enough to make a difference? Centre Daily Times, December 2020
- Hearings begin on climate change initiative Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 2020
The Centre Region municipalities have identified climate preparedness and risk mitigation as priorities. The following resolutions have been adopted in our region making a commitment to develop a strategy to reduce our carbon emissions and adapt to a changing climate.
- Declaration as a Climate Protection Community
- State College Borough 1229
- Centre Region Council of Governments
- Ferguson Township 2017-14
- Harris Township 17-13
All 6 municipalities have received Sustainable PA certification.