Global Change provides fundamental knowledge and background of climate change.
A daily record of atmospheric carbon dioxide from Scripps Institution of Oceanography https://scripps.ucsd.edu/programs/keelingcurve/
A media advisory report on funds from USDA for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
The Changing Climate Change Portal: a map for finding how to make positive change in the PNW.
View the latest information about EPA’s climate change indicators.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the international authority on climate change science. The IPCC website summarizes the current state of scientific knowledge about climate change.
The U.S. Global Change Research Program is a multi-agency effort focused on improving our understanding of the science of climate change and its potential impacts on the United States through reports such as the National Climate Assessment.
The National Academy of Sciences has developed many independent scientific reports on the causes of climate change, its impacts, and potential solutions. The National Academy’s Koshland Science Museum provides an interactive online Earth Lab where people can learn more about climate change issues.
The national Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is charged with helping society understand, plan for, and respond to climate variability and change. Find out more about NOAA’s climate change indicators and other activities at www.climate.gov
NOAA’s National Climate Data Center website provides access to data that demonstrates the effects of climate change on weather, climate, and the oceans www.ncdc.noaa.gov
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides extensive information about the relationship between climate change and public health. www.cdc.gov/climateandhealth/default.htm
The U.S. Geological Survey’s Climate and Land Use Change website looks at the relationship between natural processes on the surface of the earth, ecological systems, and human activities www.usgs.gov/climate_landuse
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) maintains its own set of climate change indicators. http://climate.nasa.gov Another NASA site is thediscusses the Earth’s energy budget and how it relatesto greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/EnergyBalance/page1.php
The National Snow and Ice Data Center’s website provides more information about ice and snow and how they influence and are influenced by climate change. http://nsidc.org/cryosphere
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s website explains how climate change affects the oceans and how scientists measure these effects www.whoi.edu/main/climate-ocean
A resource for Climate Lesson Plans.
Sustainable education, events and seminars.
A five-report series summarizing America’s climate choices. http://dels.nas.edu/Report/America-Climate-Choices-2011/12781
Article discussing Senate’s disconnect from climate change and human activity.