BBCi - Nature
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
from Oxford University
Impacts Link Project
Friends of the Earth
Hadley Centre at the Met
UK Phenology Network
BBC News Online - In Depth: Climate change
Climate Change Projects
Climatic Research Unit
(at University of East Anglia)
Science group (University of Leicester)
Energy Saving Trust
(Greenhouse Gas Technology Information exchange)
Greenpeace global warming campaign
Hadley Centre for climate prediction and research (part of the Met Office)
Indicators of Climate
Change in the UK
Tyndall Centre for Climate
Climate change: Action to tackle global warming
Links to related sites
Department of Trade and Industry
This site gives details of the Government's policies on energy and renewables.
Climate Change Levy
HM Customs and Excise's site provides more details of the climate change levy.
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
This site provides details of ongoing work around the world to reduce emissions.
UK's Greenhouse Gas Inventory
This site provides information about the UK's greenhouse gas inventory.
Carbon Disclosure Project
The Carbon Disclosure Project requested information from the world's 500 largest
companies, the responses received are available on this site.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The role of the IPCC is to assess the scientific, technical and socio-economic
information relevant for the understanding of the risk of man-made climate
The Hadley Centre
The Met Office's Hadley Centre's site gives details of the latest climate change
Climate Research Unit
Based at the University of East Anglia, the Climate Research Unit is one of the
world's leading institutions in the study of natural and man-made climate
UK Climate Impacts Programme
The UK Climate Impacts Programme was set up by the Government to help
organisations assess how climate change could affect them and to help them adapt
Climate Impacts Link Project
This site provides information about the Climate Impacts LINK project which is
being funded by the Government.
Earth Observation Science group
Click here for information on the research activities of the Earth Observation
Science Group, ranging from the Earth's global radiation budget to sea surface
temperature with particular attention to El Niño.
GREENTIE (Greenhouse Gas Technology Information exchange) UK
This is a UK database of over 7,000 organisations with an interest in greenhouse
gas research and development. This site has a powerful search mechanism for
information and resources.
Indicators of Climate Change in the UK
This site shows how climate, environmental, social and economic indicators, such
as frequency of flooding, crop yields and wildlife activities have altered in
The Councils for Climate Protection Programme
This site provides information on the councils for environment protection
campaign. It is being run by the Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) and
is supported by the Local Government Association (LGA). Further information can
be found on the IDeA website.
Action Energy - formerly the Energy Efficiency Best Practice programme - is a UK
programme designed to help organisations cut their energy bills by 10 - 20%. It
provides independent, authoritative advice and assistance to private and public
Energy Saving Trust
The Energy Saving Trust's site provides many tips on how to save energy around
Market Transformation Programme
This Programme is aimed at encouraging products, systems and services which do
less harm to the environment, using less energy, water and other resources over
School Energy Scheme
This scheme encourages schools to adopt the whole school approach to energy
efficiency and provides rebates towards the cost of installing energy efficiency
Climate Change Projects Office
This site provides information about the Kyoto mechanisms and it offers a UK
Government focal point for the business community to obtain information on
climate friendly business opportunities.
The Emissions Trading Group (ETG)
This website provides information on the development of the trading market for
greenhouse gases in the UK.
This site is aimed at helping business play a part in reducing greenhouse gas
emissions, by setting targets for improvement and reporting publicly on
Enhanced Capital Allowances
The Government's enhanced capital allowances site provides information on how
the scheme works and offers guidance.
Cleaner Vehicle Task Force
On this website, you can see the Government's plans to reduce pollution caused
Car Fuel Consumption and Emission Figures; Interactive Searchable Database
You can use this to compare different cars and how the levels of pollutants they
This site provides information and guidance on developing plans.
Sites for teachers and young people
Click here for an interactive web-site for school children and young people aged
between 7 and 16 which explains the causes of climate change, why it is causing
concern and how to help to reduce emissions.
www.defra.gov.uk/environment/climatechange/schools/index.htm (this site can
also be accessed directly from the Defra schools page at
This provides information on renewable energy and is aimed at school children,
university students and teachers. The site is divided into two zones. The Energy
Trail provides renewable energy information for students. The Information Zone
provides renewable energy information for teachers.
This site provides lots of environmental advice and links. The Environmental
Education Network section contains information and resources for teachers.
Eco Schools Award Scheme
This programme provides a structured programme to encourage and acknowledge
school action for the environment, including energy management.
Aric – Site for Young People and Teachers
Manchester Metropolitan University's Department of Environmental and
Geographical Services operate this site which provides research information and
teaching resources on sustainability issues, including climate change.
A Safer Journey to School
This site gives tips and advice on how parents, teachers and pupils could work
together to make journeys to school safer and also reduce the number of car
This site provides information on saving energy in a fun and interactive way.
Going for Green
The Going for Green site provides links and information on programmes aimed at
informing people of the lifestyle changes that can make a difference, including
The GLOBE programme
This is an international environmental education project. You can share
environmental data from this site.
EcoIQ provides media products and services. The EcoGateway is a guide to
online resources serves the information and communication needs of individuals
and organizations working to protect our environment and create a sustainable
future. The Global Warming links may be found at: