United States National Assessment:
The Potential Consequences of Climate
Variability and Change
recently released report looking at the consequences
of climate change for the U.S. ,
both positive and negative on various sectors.
*EPA Global Warming Website:
provides information on general global warming concepts.
Climate Predication Center : another resource for looking at the key
issues in global warming.
Guide to the Convention and Kyoto Protocol, published by
of the Earth - A Beginner's Guide -Created
by The Woods Hole Research Center.
info and links on global warming; also provides students with ability to
make no-cost, anonymous clicks which
donations to an environmental resource trust for actions to reduce CO2
and other greenhouse gases.
*DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network
(EREN) Kids' Stuff
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies:
excellent reference for information and data on climate change.
Sections of note --
Global Warming Debate, by
: download a copy of James
Hansen's full presentation from the 1998 American Association for the
Rhetoric of Science and Technology Debate in New York City,
including many useful slides. in PDF format.
Trends: Continued Global Warmth in 1999
:Common Sense Climate Index
: "a simple measure of the degree (if any) to
which practical climate change is occurring.The index is a composite of several everyday climate
Maps and Movies of Climate Index
Warming : Early Warning Signs : a
site locating global warming indictors across the Earth. Excellent
interactive map and explanations of indicators. A poster size
version of the map is also available. (produced by group of
organizations including: the Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council,
Sierra Club, and the Union of Concerned Scientists.)
References: the details of the scientific studies and reports
used to select the global warming indicators.