These are organizations with information and resources from a national point of view. Ideas, success stories and more are on many of these sites.
NOTE: Some of these sites are sponsored sites, with some or all of their funding by businesses. Research to date indicates the sites are independent and that the businesses are making the effort to be environmentally responsible, but, if in doubt, check!....AND PLEASE...let us know if you find a site that is not fair and balanced.
Calculate your carbon footprint http://www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx
The Lower Neuse Riverkeeper. http://www.neuseriverkeepers.org/riverkeepers/lowerneuseriverkeeper.html
Go Green Initiative http://www.gogreeninitiative.org/content/About/
Green Schools Initiative http://www.greenschools.net/
Harvard Sustainability....A newsletter and resource about energy and dollars saved by going green. http://green.harvard.edu/
National Geographic Environment http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment
Healthy Built Homes http://healthybuilthomes.org/
WNC Green Builders http://www.wncgreenbuilding.com/
US Green Building Council http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=220
Information on wind power http://www.poweredgenerators.com/wind-power-generators.html
NC Greenpower http://www.ncgreenpower.org/index.php
Freecycle in New Bern http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NewBern_Freecycle/
Solar Energy News [please note: This site does have advertising. However, it also has many excellent articles on alternative energy sources both current and future ] http://www.alternative-energy-news.info/technology/solar-power/