Australian Air Quality Group Woodsmoke Site Provides resources and background information on the most significant source of health-hazardous PM2.5 particles in Australia
Burning Issues U.S. group dedicated to reducing woodsmoke pollution
National Pollutant Inventory Australia's national database of pollutant emissions
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Air pollutants in Australia: www.environment.gov.au/atmosphere/airquality/pollutants.html
Environment Protection and Heritage Council (EPHC) Sets the National Environment Protection Measures (NEPM) for Air Quality
Air Health British Columbia Air quality and health information from Canada
California Air Resources Board Air Pollution Seminar Series
US EPA Air Science 40 seminar series
Rural Fire Service NSW Information about bush fires and planned burn-offs www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
Country Fire Authority Victoria www.cfa.vic.gov.au
Rural Fire Service Queensland www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au
Other Australian fire services
Australian Lung Foundation Information on lung disease, its treatment, patient support and related issue
Advice on woodsmoke and your health: www.lungfoundation.com.au/lung-information/patient-educational-material/fact-sheets/9
Heart Foundation Poor air quality is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. This website has information on keeping your heart healthy.
Australian Asbestos Network The Australian Asbestos Network website has been created by a team of media researchers at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia to give you easy access to information on asbestos-related diseases, health information for work and home, and to tell the history of asbestos in Australia and abroad.
Mesothelioma Help mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma/
Mesothelioma Symptoms U.S. website featuring information and resources for patients and their families to better understand the symptoms of mesothelioma and the various aspects of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.
Pleural Mesothelioma Center
pleuralmesothelioma.com - up to date information on asbestos and its negative health effects
asbestos.com - provides vital services and free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers
World Health Organisation directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system
Air quality guidelines for particulate matter, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide - Global update 2005: www.who.int/phe/health_topics/outdoorair_aqg/en/
The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a public-private initiative to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and combat climate change by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.
http://cleancookstoves.org/ | Cooking shouldn't kill
Beyond Zero Emissions podcasts Beyond Zero Radio for Climate Solutions
Sustainable Living Armidale Part of the global Transition Towns movement in Armidale, NSW
Clean Energy Council The peak body representing Australia’s clean energy sector
Friends of the Earth Australia Clean energy solutions to Climate Change
Earth Day Network Earth Day 2012 is on April 22
Climate Change: a warming world The story of our warming world from NASA's Goddard Institude for Space Studies
CO2Now.org works to advance CO2 literacy as a stepping stone to decisions and solutions that will bring humanity's main environmental crises to an end: global warming, climate change and ocean acidification.
EcoSolar Housing Designing houses for the 21st century
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Environmental action group in the U.S. NRDC works to solve the most pressing environmental issues we face today: Curbing Global Warming and Creating the Clean Energy Future; Reviving the World's Oceans; Protecting Health by Preventing Pollution; Fostering Sustainable Communities.
Rocky Mountain Institute "At Rocky Mountain Institute we are practitioners, not theorists. We do solutions, not problems. We do transformation, not incrementalism.” Amory Lovins, Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Scientist. Homepage: rmi.org
Reinventing Fire Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era offers actionable solutions for four energy-intensive sectors of the economy: transportation, buildings, industry, and electricity rmi.org/reinventingfire
Solar Air Heating is a renewable energy heating technology used to heat or condition air for buildings or process heat applications. It is typically the most cost-effective out of all the solar technologies, especially in commercial and industrial applications, and it addresses the largest usage of building energy in heating climates, which is space heating and industrial. SolarWall Solar Air Heating Technology http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_air_heat
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) is the primary climate-change data and information analysis center of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). CDIAC is located at DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and includes the World Data Center for Atmospheric Trace Gases.