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Is the Earth getting warmer? Are we contributing to it? Is there anything we can do for future generations? All learning starts somewhere, so we’ve begun a list of websites to get you started. Know of one we missed? Send an email to schain@ydr.com.

Environmental Protection Agency: Learn the Issues — EPA’s mission is to protect human health and the environment. Learn what you can do to effect change in your home, workplace and community.

Global Warming Facts and Our Future — An interactive site from the National Academy of Sciences that lays out the basics.

The Lexicon of Sustainability — An education-based project that believes people can’t be expected to live more sustainable lives if they don’t even know the most basic terms and principles that define sustainability.

National Resources Defense Council — An environmental action group that combines the grassroots power of 1.3 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.

National Sustainable Agricultural Coalition — An alliance of grassroots organizations that advocates for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources and rural communities.

The New York Times’ environment section — A good resource for current news, regulation debates and ‘green living’ lifestyle trends.