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Climate Change Resources: Websites

Finding books, databases, journal articles, technical reports, websites, governmental resources, and NGOs.

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Climate 411

"Climate 411 is the voice of the experts at Environmental Defense Fund, providing plain-English explanations of climate change science, technology, policy, and news."  The EDF is definitely a political player.

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Major Websites

III. Selected Websites:

Federal:

NOAA ( U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

3 examples from their homepage drop-down menu:

NCDC -- National Climatic Data Center :

ORNL  ORNL DAAC Data Catalog (holdings), Distributed Active Archive Center for biogeochemical dynamics, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  All data sets are free.  A semiannual newsletter announces the latest data sets relevant to climate change.

GFDL -- Geophysical Fluid dynamics Laboratory/ a local NOAA facility, on the Forrestal Campus

NASA -- U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NSIDC -- National Snow and Ice Data Center http://nsidc.org/

EPA -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

International:

Academic:

NGOs:

  • UCS -- Union of Concerned Scientists. Citizens and Scientists for Environmental Solutions: 3 sections: Overview, Solutions & Science http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/  (with definite political interests)
  • NAS -- National Academy of Sciences Marian Koshland Science Museum

Web Links for Global Warming Facts & Our Future

Websites from Library Journal, June 1, 2015

Climate Action  ec.europa.eu/clima/index_en.html  Mitigating climate change in Europe.

Global Warming  www.cato.org/research/global-warming  from global warming skeptics

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change   www.ipcc.ch  sharing information under the auspices of the UN

Nature Conservancy's Carbon Footprint Calculator  www.nature.org/greenliving/carboncalculator  figures greenhouse gases

UN and Climate Change  www.un.org/climatechange UN working with member countries, & highlighting how lives of individuals or small populations are being affected

United States Global Change Research Program  www.globalchange.gov

Working Together for the Environment and the Economy  www.c2es.org

Climate Central: Why climate change matters

Headquartered in Princeton, NJ.  Began in 2008.  One of the founding board members is Prof. Stephen Pacala, Director of the Princeton Environmental Institute.

http://www.climatecentral.org/