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http://sag.sagepub.com/content/44/2-3 - Climate Change and education

http://sag.sagepub.com/content/44/2-3/195.full.pdf+html - General article about many aspects pf climate change - by me

http://climate.nasa.gov/ = A key resource

http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/ - by Jim Hansen, one of the world's top, and most respected, climate scientists

http://www.realclimate.org/ - by Mike Mann, another leading and highly respectd climate scientist.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-change - one of the best newspapers to provide news about and analysis of climate change.

Also look at http://thinkprogress.org/climate/issue/


http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/learn/pointers/glob_warm.html - another NASA resource

Global Warming and Climate Change Policy

See also http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/add/portals.html

List below taken from http://www.environmentalsciencedegree.com/climate-change/

One of the most complete comendiums iof web resources on climate change.  The original web may contain more recent items.


Climate Change News & Info

From general climate change news to specific scientific information and even social advocacy surrounding humanity’s influence on climate change, these sites cover many important aspects of the study of climate change.

  • NASA Global Climate Change


    The Nasa Global Climate Change Blog underlines the sobering reality of global warming taking place and the best ways to be proactive before it is too late. The posts underline different climate change issues and also suggestions on how to overcome the opposition.

    Get More Info — Global Warming Consensus

  • New Scientist Climate Change


    New Scientist Climate Change aims to find the truth in the myriad of climate change myths and present truth to its readers. The site is broken down into environmental, tech, space, life, and other sections to best discern climate change effects.

    Get More Info — Warming World

  • Science News – Climate Change


    Science News is a magazine that looks at all the most contemporary issues facing the field today. Their Climate Change section underlines the increasing prevalence of climate factors and how they must be acknowledged to prevent further damage.

    Get More Info — Extreme Hot Spells Rising

  • Comprehending the Climate Crisis


    Comprehending The Climate Crisis is a blog that looks at different environmental issues that are currently pressing matters to the world. Bradley J. Dibble is the author of a book of the same name and helps address global climate issues.

    Get More Info — Ethanol vs. Fossil Fuels: How Good Is It as an Alternative?

  • The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media


    The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media looks at the sometimes-problematic relationship between the media and how it affects the debate on climate change, for better and worse.

    Get More Info — Conservative Think Tanks and Climate Change Denial Books

  • Maribo


    Maribo is run by Simon Donner, a professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia. His posts are really interesting because of his combination of current events with science, which makes for entertaining reads.

    Get More Info — America’s Big Three: Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat

  • DeSmogBlog


    DeSmogBlog is a site focused on removing the corporate public relations influence on climate change reporting and providing objective news for a more informed public.

    Get More Info — The Campaigns That Tried To Break The Climate Science Consensus

  • Climate Denial Crock of the Week


    Climate Denial Crock of the Week posts different news articles and videos of people and organizations denying climate change. The author then “debunks” the videos and explains how they’re wrong in a humorous way.

    Get More Info — Raw Video: Colorado Burning – Record Number of Houses Destroyed

  • Inside Climate News


    Inside Climate News highlights all the most important news articles pertaining to stabilizing the environment and also underlining important climate issues around the globe.

    Get More Info — Climate Science

  • Climate Central


    Climate Central is an independent organization of scientists and journalists who aim to provide objective information on climate change in order to have a more-informed America and preserve the world we live in.

    Get More Info — News

  • Climate and Health: A World Health Organization Forum


    The World Health Organization Climate Change and Human Health section focuses on global policy as it pertains to climate change and its effects on humans. The site outlines regular conferences, news, and awareness pieces on global climate change initiatives.

    Get More Info — What WHO is Doing

  • WWF Global Climate Change News


    WWF Global Climate Change News informs readers of the latest breakthroughs in climate change news and provides thorough overviews of what causes climate change, the impacts, and how to instill meaningful action.

    Get More Info — Our Earth

  • Global Warming is Real


    Global Warming is Real posts different articles pertaining to the argument that global warming is indeed real and should be taken very seriously. The site breaks topics down into areas such as climate, energy, sustainability, commentary, and more.

    Get More Info — Global Warming News

  • Environment Canada


    Enviornment Canada looks at initiatives the Canadian government embarks on to promote the prevention of climate change and to most adequtely serve the world’s conservation efforts.

    Get More Info — Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Historical Climatology


    Historical Climatology is a great site for understanding a wide range of environmental issues better. From environmental history and methodology to a much farther range.

    Get More Info — Projects

  • Skeptical Science


    Skeptical Science looks at those climate change skeptics and outlines how their logic is flawed and why it is dangerous to believe what they’re saying.

    Get More Info — The Scientific Guide to Global Warming Skepticism

  • Climate Science Watch


    Climate Science Watch helps promote the proper use of climate science in the government and ensure that faulty theories and information are discredited and removed. Their useful analysis of different journals, looking at things such as CO2, is particularly useful.

    Get More Info — The CO2 “Fertilization” effect won’t deter climate change

  • Grist


    Grist is a a global-conscious site devoted to purveying pertinent information relating to a healthier planet with a more forward-thinking vision.

    Get More Info — This is What Your Supermarket Would Look Like Without Bees

  • Climate Nexus


    Climate Nexus is a strategic communications group dedicated to highlighting the wide-ranging impacts of climate change and clean energy solutions in the United States. The idea behind the initiative is to prompt a larger focus on the effects climate change will have on a particular population, subsequently inciting change across the globe.

    Get More Info — Resources

  • ClimateProgress


    Climate Progress looks at different articles highlighting the different costs of ignoring climate change and how to best address the issues. The nice design of the site, along with sections on the other implications of climate change, make the site very useful.

    Get More Info — Latino Organizations Urge the President to Act on Climate Change

  • The Daily Climate


    The Daily Climate is a site dense with news articles, editorials, and opinion sections that highlight different issues such as coal, sea level, politics, energy, disease, and more.

    Get More Info — Newsroom

  • The Climate Group


    The Climate Group is a group of business, academic, and government leaders who are working toward a brighter future that is less dependent on harmful substances with less-than-desired long-term goals. The colorful and easy-to-use layout of the site prompts the reader to explore and become better educated on subjects.

    Get More Info — Clean Revolution

  • Real Climate


    Real Climate provides climate change news and information from climate scientists. This ensures that the information is accredited and worthwhile for readers.

    Get More Info — Data Sources

  • Planet 3.0


    Planet 3.0 highlights what is needed to go beyond sustainability and ensure that the world is situated to properly prosper and prevent a climate crisis.

    Get More Info — Beyond Planet 3

  • AGW Observer


    AGW Observer is focused on the issues related to climate change and regularly posts about different implications of global warming. The author, Ari Jokimaki, reads many different research articles and underlines the important parts of each.

    Get More Info — Anti-AGW Papers Debunked

  • More Grumbine Science


    More Grumbine Science blogs about science and climate change with an intent to be approachable and easier to understand than many other science blogs. The posts are humorous and very informative and successfully convey the notion that science can be fun and educational.

    Get More Info — Science’s Spock Problem

  • Climate Etc.


    Climate Etc. blogs about climate change and the particularly difficult process to accomplish anything due to bureaucratic intervention. The posts look at different issues across the globe and the most adequate ways to solve them.

    Get More Info — What Climate Models are Missing

  • Quark Soup by David Appell


    Quark Soup by David Appell is a blog that regularly publishes data relevant to the climate change and global warming debates and supplements it with many different sources and interesting links that pertain to climate change.

    Get More Info — Is a Geoengineering Experiment Now Taking Place?

  • ClimateSight


    ClimateSight is run by a Canadian Climate Scientist who posts articles and images that relate to advancing the field of climate change. Her site includes a “Credibility Spectrum” that breaks down how reliable different organizations are.

    Get More Info — The Credibility Spectrum

  • Geology.com Climate Change Articles, Information, News and Facts


    Geology.com Climate Change Articles, Information, News, and Facts is very dense with useful links and articles on climate change, specific to parts of the country and world. The site looks at sea levels, population shifts, volcanos, Antarctic carbon flow, and much, much more.

    Get More Info — Rapid Glacier Retreat

  • Climate Desk


    Climate Desk looks at different articles from publications and across the internet that highlight climate change and the inevitability of it. They compile articles from some of the most renowned sources such as Slate, Wired, The Guardian, Mother Jones, and more.

    Get More Info — Climate Desk Live

  • Climate Outreach and Information Network


    Climate Outreach and Information Network is a charity that works with governments and different organizations to form the most realistic picture on climate change and how to prevent future catastrophes that may be tied to issues at hand.

    Get More Info — Projects

  • Climate Change Science Institute


    Climate Change Science Institute aims to advance the understanding of the Earth, along with the consequences of climate change. Their research is integral to maintaining a standard within science that is not clouded by global warming skeptics.

    Get More Info — Project List

  • ClimateWatch


    ClimateWatch is an aggregate of many different people across the world who are able to observe, record, and help contribute to different scientific discoveries. The site is useful for gaining a real-time evaluation of different developments in the environment.

    Get More Info — Get Involved

  • The Australian Climate Change Science Program


    The Australian Climate Change Science Program underlines the importance of curbing climate change and explains the effects it has on the south Pacific, particularly through cyclones that develop into stronger storms that are more difficult to manage.

    Get More Info — Science Priorities

  • ACS Climate Science Toolkit


    ACS Climate Science Toolkit provides different infographics, guides, and walkthroughs to help others become more educated on global warming.

    Get More Info — Energy Balance and Planetary Temperature

  • US Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers


    The U.S. Department of the Interior breaks down climate change implications into distinct regions so that residents can best understand what climate change may do to where they live. This may be rising sea level, increased hurricane activities, stronger tornados, more precipitation, or many other consequences that are rapidly becoming more of a reality.

    Get More Info — Official Launch of the Early Career Climate Forum

  • US Climate Change Science Program


    The United States Climate Change Science Program publishes yearly reports about different environmental and climate aspects to better educate the public and have a more substantive impact on changing global warming. The different assessments are very dense with information and are useful for those involved in academia as well.

    Get More Info — Strategic Plan for the U.S. Climate Change Science Program

  • Divecha Centre for Climate Change


    Divecha Centre for Climate Change was established in 2009 at the Indian Institute of Science with a goal of better promoting the reality of an increasingly hazardous climatory landscape. The center regularly publishes articles and pieces with large evidence of climate change.

    Get More Info — Research

  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


    The IPCC concisely describes itself as “…a scientific body under the auspices of the United Nations (UN). It reviews and assesses the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information produced worldwide relevant to the understanding of climate change. It does not conduct any research nor does it monitor climate related data or parameters.”

    Get More Info — Working Groups/Task Force

  • Yale Project on Climate Change Communication


    The Yale Project on Climate Change Communication aims to better educate the public on the adverse implications of not addressing climate change.

    Get More Info — Fracking in the American Mind

  • Climate History Network


    Climate History Network believes the best way to prepare for the future is to have a thorough and concise vision of the past, so they spend much of their research time analyzing historical weather patterns from things such as ice cores.

    Get More Info — Databases and Projects

  • Accuweather Blogs


    Accuweather Blogs look at different issues in the United States, United Kingdom, and China as they pertain to climate change. Their large team of climate scientists help best assess weather patterns and use the information to best make decisions on future weather advisories.

    Get More Info — B12: Heat and Storms

  • Climate Audit


    Climate Audit is loaded with articles on climatology and articles on the rapidly changing state of the climate, worldwide. The pages look at various details and segments as to the best approach for handling the climate.

    Get More Info — NAS Panel

  • 100 Views of Climate Change


    100 Views of Climate Change offers clear, current, and high-quality information about climate change from Colorado State University. The site looks at atmospheric science, economics, agriculture, and more ways the climate is tied into the larger picture of the world.

    Get More Info — Living with Nature

  • NOAA Paleoclimatology Program


    NOAA Paleoclimatology Program from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publishes different pieces on temperature, ocean levels, and different research initiatives relevant to climate change. The site is very useful, particularly in an academic context.

    Get More Info — NOAA Paleoclimatology Reconstruction Network

  • Paul Gilding


    Paul Gilding is a writer who spends much of his time advocating for climate change and sustainability efforts across the globe. His posts typically highlight the ways people can take initiative and help curb the adverse impact of harmful emissions.

    Get More Info — How Anti-Coal Campaigners are Protecting Australia’s Economy

  • My view on climate change


    My View on Climate Change is run by Bart Verheggen and he looks at different climate issues and expresses his views and commentary on them. The posts are interesting and filled with useful personal anecdotes and stories.

    Get More Info — EGU General Assembly: The Arctic, Models, and Data

  • Global Warming: Man or Myth?


    Global Warming: Man or Myth looks at the debate constantly being held today as to whether the global warming claims often touted in the media and by scientists are warranted or merely coincidental with other factors outside human control. The posts look at different sides to the argument and allow for interesting debate information.

    Get More Info — Scientists’ Consensus on Maintaining Humanity’s Life Support Systems in the 21st Century

  • The Discovery of Global Warming


    The Discovery of Global Warming underlines the importance of identifying climate change and gives a great summary of the history, methodology, and introspect concerning climate change.

    Get More Info — The Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Effect

  • Berkeley Earth


    Berkeley Earth is a non-profit foundation with an expressed intent to advance knowledge on climate change with an objective stance and firmly remaining independently operated.

    Get More Info — Scientific Results

  • Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre


    Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre gives a voice to those who live in the Caribbean, so that they may more aptly have a voice in the climate change debate. Due to their particular living circumstances, residents of the Caribbean are likely to be heavily affected by climate change.

    Get More Info — Climate Change

  • Worldwatch Institute


    Worldwatch Institute looks at issues suvch as climate and energy, food and agriculture, and environment and society. They provide news and in-depth journal articles on different developments in each respective field and even provide research.

    Get More Info — Blogs & Media

  • Environmental and Energy Study Institute


    The Environmental and Energy Study Institute works on educating congress on energy efficency to promote safer policies for future generations.

    Get More Info — Briefings

  • Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program


    Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme helps manage the climate of the northwest region of the United States along the Pacific Ocean. They focus on different climate change efforts and how to be implement the change needed to successfully promote a stable society.

    Get More Info — Biodiversity and Ecosystems Management

  • TckTckTck


    TckTckTck is a site devoted to stressing the importance of acting on climate change before it is too late. They stress different environmental impacts, solutions, and how it will greatly affect public health.

    Get More Info — Climate Voices

  • World Bank Climate Change


    The World Bank uses their Climate Change section to best illustrate the dangers of a warming globe and also includes tips for how to prevent further adverse effects from it.

    Get More Info — Turn Down The Heat: Why a 4 Degree Warmer World Must Be Avoided

  • Climate Counts


    Climate Counts focuses on many different areas within climate change, providing scores on different companies climate change efforts and even explaining to users how to become more proactive when it comes to contributing to curbing CO2 and other sustainability efforts.

    Get More Info — Climate Scores

  • Climate Development and Knowledge Network


    Climate & Development Knowledge Network highlights climate finance and planning, along with disaster risk reduction for areas typically affected by adverse storm conditions.

    Get More Info — Projects

  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Climate Change


    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Climate Change underlines different issues presented by the rapidly changing climate, particularly the strains it imposes on the world food supply.

    Get More Info — FAO expands support for national food security information systems in South Sudan

  • The Climate Institute


    The Climate Institute is based in Australia and highlights the benefits of countries participating in international climate changing initiatives.

    Get More Info — Understanding Our Strategic Focus

  • Global Climate Change Alliance


    The Global Climate Change Alliance aims to bring countries together to work on global climate issues on the best ways to address them They have news, publications, along with stories from the field that underline the importance of curbing harmful emissions.

    Get More Info — Policy Dialogue and Experience Sharing

  • Stop Climate Chaos


    Stop Climate Chaos Coalition is the United Kingdom’s largest initiative with the intent of curbing climate change and limiting its impact on the poorer communities around the world.

    Get More Info — Campaigns

  • Natural Resources Defense Council on Global warming


    Natural Resources Defense Council on Global Warming is a site focusing on particular issues pertaining to the climate and the best ways to combat growing climate problems. Areas like global warming, energy, air, oceans, nuclear energy, and sustainable communities are some of the things they look at.

    Get More Info — Policy

  • National Center for Science Education Climate Change Education


    The National Center for Science Education works on Climate Change Education initiatives to ensure that those in academia are best informed on the present state of science and how to best confront skeptics and those in denial. They highlight notable publications and provide a plethora of quality resources.

    Get More Info — Climate Change 101

  • ClimateChange.Net


    ClimateChange.net is an initiative that aims to better educate the public on the impact of the current climatory trajectory and how to best prevent it through effective policymaking and good science.

    Get More Info — Figures

  • Union of Concerned Scientists


    The Union of Concerned Scientists is a group of scientists highlighting the need for governments to readily accept the reality of climate change so that it can be best managed and prevent any more hazardous consequences. As the name of the group implies, there is a large worry that people will not catch on in time to prevent large catastrophes globally.

    Get More Info — Global Warming Science

  • U.S. Climate Action Network


    U.S. Climate Action Network is geared towards promoting action from citizens of the United States and working towards the best initiatives to preventing any more adverse climate changes domestically and across the globe.

    Get More Info — News Room

  • Climate Place


    Climate Place helps give people the proper resources needed to best manage the rapidly changing landscape in climate change. By better educating individuals on different issues, the goal is to prompt awareness that turns into action.

    Get More Info — Videos

  • Climate Reality Project


    Climate Reality Project arms people with straightforward facts and information meant to rise above the static of climate change skeptics. The site provides a section that outlines myths and realities, so that people are better informed to make decisions.

    Get More Info — Initiatives


Greenhouse Gas Reduction

The increased concentration of heat-trapping “greenhouse gases” in Earth’s atmosphere is one of the most often discussed topics in conversations about climate change, and there are many companies and advocacy groups trying to create a global movement for the reduction of C02 and Methane emissions caused by humans.

  • 350.org


    350.org works to solidify a solution to the global climate crisis and creates different initiatives to raise awareness of the troubles rising temperatures present to the world.

    Get More Info — Summer Heat

  • Seagrass Recovery Blog


    Seagrass Recovery Blog focuses on different species of seagrass and helps transplant, repair, and grow them. The blog specifically looks at different initiatives to help conserve crucial aspects to the ocean floor.

    Get More Info — Seagrasses

  • Blue Ventures Blog


    Blue Ventures Blog looks at marine life conservation and the most effective methods to ensure stability for future generations by focusing on climate change today. The site posts updates from London, Madagaskar, and Belize.

    Get More Info — Sea Cucumbers

  • Blue Carbon Initiative


    The Blue Carbon Initiative focuses on conservation and restoration of coastal and marine ecosystems through different services, such as protection and aid of storms, as well as working with communities to better allocate resources.

    Get More Info — Working Groups – Scientific

  • Global CCS Institute


    The Global CCS Institute works on carbon capturing to ensure that large amounts of carbon dioxide in the air and atmosphere are brought under control and prevent further global warming. The site also provides different projects and publications for public review to best assess progress.

    Get More Info — Projects

  • The Carbon Brief Blog


    The Carbon Brief Blog looks at different climate-affecting factors and explains the risks, solutions, predictions, and results of different studies pertaining to the rapidly changing globe.

    Get More Info — Understanding Cuadrilla’s Shale Gas Predictions

  • Blue Carbon Portal


    Blue Carbon Portal is a blog focused on coastal sinks, marshes, and the ocean floor. They look at the signs that can be pulled from information on ocean carbon levels.

    Get More Info — Abu Dhabi Clue Carbon Demonstration Project Brochure and Brief Available to Download

  • Carbonfund Blog


    Carbonfund Blog aims to help different companies and organizations go carbon neutral and better equip themselves to not contribute to the adverse effects on the environment currently building up.

    Get More Info — Reduce What You Can

  • The Carbon Capture Report


    The Carbon Capture Report is a site dense with CO2 emissions data. It highlights the increase of CO2 across the world and why curbing it is so very crucial.

    Get More Info — Carbon Credits

  • CO2 Science


    CO2 Science breaks down the different databases with information on a variety of subjects. Additionally, the site provides journal reviews of different pieces recently released.

    Get More Info — Education Center


Polar Icecaps & Marine Science

Increasing global temperatures are causing rapid melting in the world’s ice caps, which in turn changes the acidity and overall temperature of the ocean, influencing the habitats of millions of species. The climate is such an integral part of Earth’s biological systems that no species or ecosystem will go unaffected by global climate change.

  • The Ocean Foundation


    The Ocean Foundation works on conservation efforts for wildlife, plants, coral reefs, and more. They outline the implications of not working to prevent climate change and also provide great supplementary reading material.

    Get More Info — Projects

  • Research Centre for Marine Sciences and Climate Change


    Research Centre for Marine Sciences and Climate Change at the University of Liverpool has a number of research themes that are focused on contemporary climate science.

    Get More Info — Ocean Warming

  • Glacier Change


    Glacier Change is a site that focuses on the rapidly changing landscape as it pertains to glaciers and their deterioration. The site looks at different scientific endeavors and paints a sobering picture of the reality we’re barreling towards.

    Get More Info — Bridge Glacier and the Life-Cycle of a Calving Glacier

  • Antarctic Glaciers


    Antarctic Glaciers is a non-profit that focuses intently on glaciology and how studying glaciers can lead to subsequent breakthroughs relating to climate change and more. Their comprehensive site provides fantastic information on subjects such as ice shelves, climate, geology, and more.

    Get More Info — Why Study Antarctic Glaciers

  • Antarctic Ocean Alliance


    Antarctic Ocean Alliance helps work on conservation efforts to promote a more secure climate, particularly from the area of the world where climate change is already the most imminent.

    Get More Info — Blog

  • International Polar Foundation


    The International Polar Foundation is an organization that aims to conserve Antarctica and make sure that a stable climate is in place for the future. Through various projects, they work on the most efficient methods to ensure successful work is done.

    Get More Info — Support

  • Meltfactor


    Meltfactor looks at the many different contributing factors to the different freezing and melting of ice that takes place in the polar regions of the world. With a large index of tools available to use, the site is very efficient in conveying information not typically viewed.

    Get More Info — End of Snow Drought and Persistent Sub-Freezing for W Greenland

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center: Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis


    The National Snow and Ice Data Center: Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis provides concrete data that shows the downfall of ice levels, rising sea levels, and more information that underlines how global warming is beginning to impact everyone.

    Get More Info — Data Search

  • CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research


    CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research is an initiative focused on marine life in and around Australia and how it if affected by climate change from things such as water temperature change, rising sea levels, and more.

    Get More Info — News and Information

  • Andrew Russell Weather and Climate Scientist


    Andrew Russell is a Weather and Climate Scientist who investigates extreme events and Europe and explains the links to the rapidly changing weather patterns the world is experienceing. His research extends to Antarctic and useful methods for improving the climate.

    Get More Info — anti-AGW Papers Debunked

  • Polar Research


    Polar Research promotes scientific cooperation and the exchanging of information pertinent to the preservation of arctic and Antarctic regions. The site is great for educational content and understanding the different implications in the long-term of climate change.

    Get More Info — Announcements

  • Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre


    Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre is an initiative based in Australia that looks at Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves, cores, ocean circulation and floor, among other research efforts to gauge climate change efforts.

    Get More Info — Southern Ocean Circulation

  • Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research


    The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research is a group that analyzes extensive amounts of data of past temperatures pulled from different tools in Antarctic and evaluates it against current data to make the most realistic predictions of where the climate is realistically heading.

    Get More Info — Antarctic Treaty

  • Arctic Sea Ice Blog


    Arctic Sea Ice Blog posts interesting news that pertains to the shifting ive patterns in the arctic regions and explains how they’re tied to climate change and global warming. The useful articles outline the best policies for promoting a more stable world.

    Get More Info — Animations

  • Polar Conservation Organisation


    The Polar Conservation Organization addresses the explicit need to ensuring the stability of the polar regions for numerous reasons. The site provides a library, lecture, and eLearning modules, along with events, and a sustainability fund.

    Get More Info — Projects


Alternative Perspectives

It is widely acknowledged that Earth’s climate is undergoing unprecedented changes, but the issue is still socially and politically controversial. Whether or not humans are causing climate change is a frequently debated topic in scientific and political communities.

  • Friends of Science


    Friends of Science is a site that looks at atmospheric research and different implementations of climate research. The insightful links detail different myths in climate change, along with new, policy support, and much more.

    Get More Info — General Climate Sciences

  • The Carbon Sense Coalition


    The Carbon Sense Coalition is a pragmatic take on the state of CO2 emissions across the globe the and implications it has on global warming. The site emphasizes different ways to combat the problems and also to frame the problem with the urgency required.

    Get More Info — Climate Smart

  • International Climate Science Coalition


    The International Climate Science Coalition underlines the importance to discredit those advocating against adverse effects of greenhouse gases and climate change. The articles typically highlight skepticism to true climate change and underline the cyclical nature of warmth and cooling on the planet.


  • Better Figures


    Better Figures is a site that focuses on statistical elements of climate changes and aims to be more accountable with the data they provide and the facts that are attached to it. The site uses many intuitive infographics to best convey information as well.

    Get More Info — Oh No, FAO

  • Citizens for Legitimate Government

    A multi-partisan activist group established to expose and resist US imperialism, corpora-terrorism, and the New World Order

  • Climate Lessons


    Climate Lessons is a blog that underlines the detrimental implications of misleading information concerning global warming and climate change. The articles look at climate anxiety, curricula, books, and other climate-related information.

    Get More Info — Climate-Anxiety

  • Climate Change Facts


    Climate Change Facts is loaded with useful information on climate change with daily indicators and many other useful links that paint the most realistic picture of climate change today.

List taken from  http://www.world.org/weo/climate

  • Pew Center on Global Climate Change
    The Pew Center on Global Climate Change brings a new cooperative approach and critical scientific, economic and technological expertise to the global debate on climate change. 

  • Climate Institute x
    Working to "to protect the balance between climate and life on earth."

  • US Global Change Research Program x
    The USGCRP provides the foundation for increasing the skill of predictions of seasonal-to-inter-annual climate fluctuations (which can bring excessively wet and dry periods) and long-term climate change.

  • United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) x
    World Meteorological Organization coordinates global scientific activity in several areas, including: air pollution research, climate change and ozone depletion studies.

  • Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment x
    A project of the Atmosphere, Climate, & Environment Information Programme at the Manchester Metropolitan University.

  • EPA Global Warming Page x
    “Explains climate change science, U.S. climate policy, greenhouse gas emissions, environmental effects, and what you can do.”

  • Climate Change Solutions x
    An online resource centre of success stories, opportunity areas, tools, and resources on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Earth System Research Laboratory x
    Identifies the nature and causes of climate variations on scales ranging from months to centuries.

  • Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research x
    Provides the UK government with up-to-date assessments of both natural and man-made climate change.

  • What's Up With the Weather? x
    NOVA and Frontline examine the issues of global warming and its link to the burning of fossil fuels.

  • Centre for Atmospheric Science x
    Promotes and encourages funding for atmospheric research.

  • IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library x
    A climate information system.

  • New Scientist Environment x
    Special report on climate change. News articles, an expert guide, and editorials.

  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change x
    The IPCC assesses the scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change.

  • Climate Prediction Center x
    Assess and forecast the impacts of short-term climate variability, emphasizing enhanced risks of weather-related extreme events, for use in mitigating losses and maximizing economic gains.

  • Climate Change x
    This site explains what the Government of Canada is doing to address the problems of climate change and how all Canadians--individuals, communities, businesses, industries and every level of government--can take action to help protect our environment.

  • Cities for Climate Protection x
    Encourages cities to reduce local emissions of carbon dioxide, other greenhouse gases which contribute to global warming (climate change), and related air pollutants.

  • Destination: Earth x
    ESE is studying our global environment in order to better the lives and improve the health of people around the globe.

  • Climate Ark x
    Performs full text searches educational and activist Web sites. Also includes an archive of "popular media and environmental group information" on climate change and other environmental topics.

  • Environmental Change Network x
    Conducts scientific research and global climate monitoring to detect and interpret environmental change.

  • New Hope Environmental Services x
    An advocacy science consulting firm that produces cutting-edge research and informed commentary on the nature of climate.

  • IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme x
    Provides an introduction to climate change as well as information on technical solutions. 

  • Climate Change Research Library x
    A treasure trove of information and resources for the study of climate change.

  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change x
    Includes methodologies and tools to evaluate strategies for adaptation to climate change.

  • CO2 Science Magazine x
    A weekly review of scientific research findings pertaining to carbon dioxide and global change.

  • Climate Solutions x
    Works to stop global warming by supporting the rapid acceleration of clean energy technologies and more livable, less auto-centered community development.

  • Weathervane x
    "A digital forum on global climate policy."

  • Climatic Research Unit x
    The Climatic Research Unit is widely recognized as one of the world's leading institutions concerned with the study of natural and anthropogenic climate change.

  • World Wildlife Fund: Climate x
    Mission: "By 2001 we aim to ensure that industrialized nations set in motion a permanent downward trend in their domestic emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) - the leading global warming gas - as a first step towards substantial reductions in emissions by 2010."

  • Energy Star x
    ENERGY STAR-labeled products use less energy than other products, save you money on utility bills, and help protect the environment. 

  • Climate Trust x
    Carbon dioxide offset projects and greenhouse gas programs. "Your path to a stable climate."

  • NCAR x
    Conducts atmospheric research programs and helps transfer new technologies to the private sector.

  • Friends of the Earth: Climate x
    Sign up for the Climate Online e-mail campaign and help stop catastrophic climate change.

  • The Woods Hole Research Center: Global Warming x
    "A beginner's guide to understanding the issue of global warming."

  • Reporting on Climate Change: Understanding the Science x
    A good starting place to begin to understand the issues and terminology of climate change.

  • National Climatic Data Center x
    The world's largest active archive of weather data. NCDC produces numerous climate publications and responds to data requests from all over the world. 

  • World Resources Institute: Climate, Energy, & Transport x
    "WRI's goal is to protect the global climate system from further harm due to emissions of greenhouse gases and help humanity and the natural world adapt to unavoidable climate change."

  • Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) x
    "CAIT provides a comprehensive and comparable database of greenhouse gas emissions data and other climate-relevant indicators."

  • Climate Research x
    Studies the interactions of climate with organisms, ecosystems, and human societies.

  • Green Power Market Development Group x
    "A project of the climate, energy, and pollution program."

  • Global Warming: Understanding Greenhouse Gases x
    This program helps students discover why climate change is a very real issue.

  • GreenFacts.org x
    Scientific Facts on Climate Change and Global Warming

  • U.S. Global Change Research Information Office x
    Provides access to data and information on global environmental change research, adaptation/mitigation strategies and technologies, and global change related educational resources. 

  • Rising Waters x
    Brings forward the severe issues associated with rising sea levels caused by global warming.

  • Global Change Data Center (GCDC) x
    Mission: "to develop and operate data systems, generate science products, and provide archival and distribution services for earth science data."

  • Cornell University Northeast Regional Climate Center x
    Mission: "To facilitate and enhance the collection, dissemination and use of climate data as well as to monitor and assess climatic conditions and impacts in the twelve-state, northeastern region of the United States."

  • National Council for Science and the Environment x
    "Improving the scientific basis for making decisions on environmental issues."

  • A Consortium for the Application of Climate Impact Assessments x
    Projects include "Climate and Environment Changes in the 21st Century" and "Statistical Downscaling."

  • Center for Integrated Study of the Human Dimensions of Global Change x
    The Center is a coordinated research program interested in the interactions of society and the environment. 

  • UNEP's Information Unit for Conventions x
    Online home of "Synergies", UNEP's newsletter on international environmental treaties.

  • BBC News: Global Climate Change x
    News site exploring the issues, impact, and politics behind global warming.

  • Sierra Club x
    Learn about the Sierra Club's campaign to reverse one of the largest experiments in history--global warming.

  • Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison (PCMDI) x
    Develops improved methods and tools for the diagnosis, validation and intercomparison of global climate models and engages in research on a wide variety of outstanding problems in climate modeling and analysis.

  • The Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) x
    Conducts research centering around how global ozone and climate relate to changes occurring in the composition and distribution of trace constituents in the troposphere and stratosphere. 

  • Western Regional Climate Center x
    Projects and resources dealing with the climate and weather in the Western United States.

  • Center for Global Change x
    Examines physical, biological and social processes of the Arctic as they interact with the Earth, and their relationship to global change.

  • Buxton Climate Change Impacts Laboratory x
    Current experiments examine the long-term effects of manipulations of fertility, disturbance, rainfall, temperature, UVB and CO2.

  • World Climate Research Programme x
    Develop the fundamental scientific understanding of the physical climate system and climate processes needed to determine to what extent climate can be predicted and the extent of man's influence on climate.

  • Institute of Global Warming and Ecological Issues x
    IGWES is an international institute devoted to enhance the understanding of global warming, mitigation options, and technical and social adaptation required to deal with the consequences of warming.

  • Environmental Defense Fund x
    A not-for-profit environmental advocacy group with four main goals: stabilizing the Earth's climate, safeguarding the world's oceans, protecting human health, and defending and restoring biodiversity. 

  • Greenpeace: Climate x
    Greenpeace campaigns for governments to face up to their responsibilities and to urgently address global climate change as one of the greatest threats to the planet. 

  • Synoptic Climatology Lab x
    The synoptic climatology group performs research into a variety of applied climatological issues that affect humans and other organisms around the world.

  • Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change x
    An effort to understand what climate change means in the United States.

  • Sustainable Energy and Economy Network x
    SEEN works in partnership with citizens groups globally on environment and development issues with a particular focus on climate change, energy, gender equity, and economic issues. 

  • Environmental Change and Security Project x
    Since its inception in 1994, the Project has served as an information clearinghouse on the views, activities and policy initiatives falling under the rubric of "environment, population and security." 

  • CSERGE x
    Mission: "To be a leading international interdisciplinary research centre for Global Environmental Change issues and problems."

  • Students United for a Responsible Global Environment x
    SURGE is a national student organization working to build a coalition among the many student and community organizations working for social and economic justice.

  • Resources for the Future (RFF) x
    Research areas include: air, water, climate, solid waste and more.

  • Global Climate Change Student Guide x
    a comprehensive work for geology, geography and environmental science students studying climate change

  • Global Change Master Directory x
    A comprehensive directory about Earth science and global change data.

  • U.S. Geological Survey x
    Products and data include the Atlas of Antarctic Research, topographic maps, water use and more.

  • U.S. National Assessment x
    Provides a detailed understanding of the potential consequences of climate variability and change for the nation.

  • Union of Concerned Scientists x
    The Union of Concerned Scientists works to ensure that all people have clean air and energy, as well as safe and sufficient food.

  • Global Hydrology and Climate Center x
    The GHCC studies a variety of climate and environmental issues that all connect in a complex, interactive Earth-Atmosphere system. 

  • Fresh Energy x
    Incorporates research, advocacy and community engagement to approach the global warming problem.

  • Scott Polar Research Institute x
    The oldest research center in the world covering both the Arctic and Antarctic. 

  • Nature x
    This popular weekly journal covers a variety of scientific areas, including climate change and other environmental issues.

  • Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center x
    The primary global-change data and information analysis center of the U.S. Department of Energy.

  • Fossil-of-the-Day Awards x
    "Awarded to countries that block progress at UN climate change negotiations. Presented by the Climate Action Network, an umbrella organization of Environmental NGOs."

  • Climate System Research Center x
    A research facility of the University of Massachusetts. Research focuses on the climate system, climate variability and global change issues.

  • Free the Planet! x
    Helps build support for environmental protection and vitalizes the political core of the environmental movement.

  • CER x
    Research areas include environment and health risk assessment, environmental monitoring and technology assessment.

  • Environmental News Network x
    Provides environmental news, chat, and forums. Includes special "Weather and Earth" section.

  • Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA) Technical Reports x
    A collection of technical reports covering different climate issues, from "doubling deserts" to El Nino.

  • University of Cambridge Centre for Atmospheric Science x
    Take a tour of the ozone hole or learn about the university's various atmospheric research projects.

  • Cities for Climate Protection x
    The goal of the Cities for Climate Protection Campaign is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities.

  • Climate Dynamics-Geophysics & Geodesy x
    "Provide an international journal for the publication of high-quality research on all aspects of the dynamics of the global climate system."

  • Acid Rain x
    The overall goal of the Acid Rain Program is to achieve significant environmental and public health benefits through reductions in emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOX), the primary causes of acid rain.

  • Center for Health and the Global Environment x
    Studies the link between human health to the health of the global environment.

  • Climate Action Network x
    A coalition of 269 environmental organizations pushing for cuts in greenhouse gases.

  • NERC x
    NERC is the leading body in the UK for research, survey, monitoring and training in the environmental sciences.

  • National Geophysical Data Center x
    The national repository for geophysical data, providing a wide range of science data services and information. 

  • JI Online x
    The "Climate Change Information Network" helps arrange cooperative development projects that seek to reduce or sequester greenhouse gas emissions. 

  • The Minnesota Climatology Working Group x
    Presents a broad view of the influence of climate on the myriad of interactions which occur between various human interests and the environment.

  • American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy x
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection. 

  • Science Magazine x
    A leading scientific research journal. Site includes a guide to science online and regular updates on climate change research developments.

  • Centre for Ecology and Hydrology x
    The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology is an environmental research organization undertaking high quality, internationally recognized research.

  • Environmental and Societal Impacts Group x
    ESIG's mission is to conduct a coordinated research and outreach program on the societal implications of atmospheric and related environmental processes.

  • The Earth Times x
    Latest environmental, population and human rights news. 


  • http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/007016.html

    Items below taken from http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2009/12/04/the-best-sites-to-learn-about-climate-change/

    Other leads and plenty of graphics in the web site itself.


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