Climate change websites

National Center for Science Education Climate Change Education
Long respected for its work in defending and supporting the teaching of evolution in the public schools, in 2012 NCSE launched this new initiative to defend and support the teaching of climate change. This section of the website includes the four main sections of the climate change education resources here.

Education Resources: Search the CLEAN collection
Scientifically and pedagogically reviewed digital resources for teaching about climate science, climate change, and energy awareness from the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network.
CLEAN, the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network Portal, was launched in 2010 as a National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathways project. It is led by the science education expertise of TERC , the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College, and NOAA. CLEAN builds on the efforts of the CLEAN Network (formerly Climate Literacy Network), and the establishment of the Climate Literacy: Essential Principles of Climate Science, and the Energy Literacy Essential Principle and Fundamental Concepts of Energy Education.

Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet
NASA’s climate change site with lots of resources and news items.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic impacts. The UN General Assembly endorsed the action by WMO and UNEP in jointly establishing the IPCC.

EPA’s Climate Change Site
News and articles on climate change from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Climate Science from climate scientists. RealClimate is a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists. We aim to provide a quick response to developing stories and provide the context sometimes missing in mainstream commentary.

DeSmogBlog: Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science
The DeSmogBlog Project began in January 2006 and quickly became the world’s number one source for accurate, fact based information regarding global warming misinformation campaigns.

Skeptical Science
Explaining climate change science & rebutting global warming misinformation.

How to talk to a climate skeptic. Responses to the most common skeptical argumentgs on global warming
From A series by Coby Beck containing responses to the most common skeptical arguments on global warming.

Climate Denial Crock of the Week
By Peter Sinclair, a long time advocate of environmental awareness and energy alternatives. Sinclair is award winning graphic artist, illustrator, and animator. Also has a YouTube channel.

Global Warming and Climate Change
From the New York Times Science section. Global warming has become perhaps the most complicated issue facing world leaders. Warnings from the scientific community are becoming louder, as an increasing body of science points to rising dangers from the ongoing buildup of human-related greenhouse gases — produced mainly by the burning of fossil fuels and forests.

A Few Things Ill Considered
A layman’s take on climate science, by Coby Beck. Includes a weekly roundup of Global Warming news.

Taking science by the throat, by William M. Connolley. A climate modeller, formerly with the British Antarctic Survey, comments on climate science issues.

Deep Climate
Exploring climate science disinformation in Canada and beyond.

Climate Central
Why Climate Change Matters. Communicate the science and effects of climate change to the public and decision-makers, and inspire Americans to support action to stabilize the climate and prepare for impacts of climate change.

Inside Climate News
InsideClimate News is a non-profit, non-partisan news organization that covers clean energy, carbon energy, nuclear energy and environmental science–plus the territory in between where law, policy and public opinion are shaped. Our mission is to produce clear, objective stories that give the public and decision-makers the information they need to navigate the heat and emotion of climate and energy debates.

ConservAmerica was founded under the name Republicans for Environmental Protection in 1995. Our mission is to restore the Republican Party’s great conservation tradition, which is grounded in the timeless conservative ethic of stewardship. We are working to restore conservation and environmental stewardship as fundamental elements of the Republican Party’s vision for America.

Union of Concerned Scientists
The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet’s most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, they combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.

The top ten global warming ‘skeptic’ arguments answered
from Climate Consensus–the 97%, hosted by The Guardian. An answer to Roy Spenser’s Top Ten Good Skeptical Arguments. Written by Dana Nuccitelli.

Eight Pseudoscientific Climate Claims Debunked by Real Scientists
from Moyers and Company. As a public service, we gathered eight of the most common of the pseudoscientific arguments and asked some serious climate scientists – all working climatologists who have been widely published – to help us understand what makes these claims so misleading.

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