The Alliance for
Climate Protection - Campaign group which aims to cut
emissions and reduce global warming. Information about the
challenge and how people can help.
Almanac of Policy Issues: Global Warming - News, background
information and links on global warming, climate change, and the
1997 Kyoto Protocol.
AOL: Earth Focus on Global Warming - Information about global
warming and climate change and what individuals can do to help the
Asia Pacific Network on
Climate Change - A clearing house for climate change issues
sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment.
Highlighting articles, conference schedules, and related
BBC Climate Change Portal - Starting point for current news
items and discussions on the topic of climate change.
BBC News: Global Climate Change - An analysis of the science
and other issues behind the climate change debate, from BBC News
BBC Science - Climate
Change - Key points, articles, pros and cons, and resources
regarding climate change.
A Beginner's Guide to Global Warming - Written by a scientist
at The Woods Hole Research Center, these pages describe the
scientific evidence, the culprits, the skeptics and the probable
outcome of a world signicantly changed by human-induced climate
Emissions Flip-Flop - Cartoons about President Bush's reversal
of stance on carbon dioxide emissions.
Climate Action Registry - Organization created by the State of
California to encourage companies, government agencies and other
organizations to voluntarily measure and report their Green House
Gas emissions. Provides information about the program.
Climate Protection - Project focussing on climate protection
and funding environmental NGOs in Central and Eastern Europe.
Includes a profile, calendar of events, publications, and
information on monitoring and mechanisms.
CARMA (Carbon Monitoring for
Action) - Database reveals the carbon emissions of more than
50,000 power plants and 4,000 power companies in every country on
Earth, searchable by country, state, province, county, metro area,
city, power company, power plant or zip code. From the Center for
Climate Action Network South
Asia - A global network of over Non-Governmental Organizations
working to promote government and individual action to limit human
induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.
Climate Ark - Climate
change news and information portal and archive dedicated to
promoting policy that addresses Global Climate Change through
reductions in carbon emissions, energy conservation, alternative
energy sources and ending deforestation.
Climate Change - An overview of climate change, theories and
perspectives, and notable weather patterns.
Climate Change: An Overview - A discussion of the certainties
and uncertainties behind the science of climate change and the
impact of greenhouse gasses.
Debate - Climate change and global warming science, government
policy, energy technology, cost and benefits debated via an
unmoderated, uncensored listserve, plus research aides.
Climate Counts - A
nonprofit organization rating corporations on their efforts
towards mitigating climate change. News items, a score card, and a
Climate Effects on Human Health - A white paper on the
potential effects of future climate changes on forests and
vegetation, agriculture, water resources, and human health.
Climate Policy - An
Elsevier journal which aims to address the broad spectrum of
policy issues raised by the prospect of changes in the global
climate. Includes articles, extracts, information on authors and
Climate Progress - A
liberal blog on the science, solutions, and politics of climate
change. Also offers related links.
The Climate Trust -
Promotes climate change and global warming solutions by providing
carbon dioxide offset projects and advancing offset policies.
CO2 Clock - Counter
showing current concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere
with a description of their methodology.
Conservation for the Oceans
Foundation - Dedicated to building awareness about the oceans
and climate change through the support of scientists, educators,
community leaders, and local environmental organizations in over
Earth's Magnetic Field And How It Reverses - White papers on
the earth's magnetic field and global warming by Eugene D.
Earth's Unruly Tenant - An essay by Jane Lubchenco about
climate change and public perceptions of environmental issues.
Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change - A
global collection of Landsat images and text, designed to show
environmental changes and to introduce remote sensing. Images and
explanatory from every continent.
Change - Comprehensive information from the USA's
Environmental Protection Agency.
- A daily award Presented to the "worst" countries at UN climate
Climate Observing System - An organization ensuring that
observations and information needed to address climate-related
issues are obtained and made available to all potential users.
Includes a profile, structure, publications and calendar of
Warming - Discussing facts about global warming, basic steps
to take to stop its progress, and links to other pages on climate
An Issue for Humanity - Paper on the human consequences of
International Center - GWIC is an international body
disseminating information on global warming science and policy,
serving both governmental, non-governmental organizations, and
industries in more than 120 countries. It sponsors unbiased
research supporting the understanding of global warming and its
Green House Network
- Non-profit organization focusing on building a grassroots
movement to stop global warming pollution. Includes a profile,
event calendar, information on speakers, and news archive.
Heating Efficiencies and Greenhouse - A tabled comparison
between different ways of home heating, and their individual
effects on greenhouse gases and environmental decline.
Hot Air - the
Canadian Debate on Kyoto - Issues surrounding the Kyoto Accord
and its effect on Canadian citizens.
Intergovernmental Panel on
Climate Change - The IPCC assesses the scientific, technical
and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of
the risk of human-induced climate change.
International Climate Change
Partnership - Global coalition of companies and trade
associations committed to constructive and responsible
participation in the international policy process concerning
global climate change. Includes objectives, a list of members, and
Dimensions - An international, interdisciplinary,
non-governmental social science programme aimed at improving
understanding of human responses to global change. Includes a
profile, projects, news, publications and calendar of events.
Many scientists believe runaway greenhouse effect possible - A
Greenpeace poll (in 1992) shows that a worryingly high proportion
of climate scientists believe it possible that continuing
emissions of greenhouse gases can awaken synergistic feedbacks
capable of generating a runaway greenhouse effect.
Climate Action Network - A network of local and statewide
groups dedicated to halting the threat of global climate change.
Includes a profile, legislations, information on local chapters,
and calendar of events.
- The Climate Protection Partnership discusses the pollution and
climactic effects of air traffic, and environmentally sustainable
Natcom India -
Information about greenhouse gas emissions, inventory estimations,
vulnerability assessments, and adapting to global climate changes
from the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India.
Pew Center on Global
Climate Change - Advocates taking action to arrest climate
Trees to Reduce Global Warming - Calculations of carbon
dioxide emissions are offered for various modes of travel and
energy use (1 tree per 1000 kilowatt-hours, for example).
of Climate Change - An online guide to the politics and
science leading up to and following the signing of the Kyoto
Primer on the Kyoto Protocol - Article about this
international agreement and how it will be used to combat global
Reforest the Earth - A series of white papers on deforestation
and the need to reverse this destructive process, by Gabriel Penno
Responding to Climate Change
- Practical guide to support the United Nations Framework
Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol. Profiles the
business community's response with services and resources for
greenhouse gas mitigation.
Rising Waters -
Companion web site to the documentary "Rising Waters", which
includes personal stories of Pacific Islanders and puts a human
face on the international climate change debate. Includes
archives, stories, white papers and information on filmmakers.
Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change - Companion
site to the book of the same name. Offers information on climate
change, and tips for individuals, companies, municipilaties,
governments and developing nations to counter this issue.
United Nations Framework
Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC - official site for UN
Climate Secretariat: Kyoto protocol, COP4 in Buenos Aires, world
United States Climate Action
Partnership - A group of businesses and organizations
encouraging the federal government to enact legislation for
significant reduction in greenhouse gases.
US Global Change Research
Information Office - Provides access to data and information
on climate change research, adaptation/mitigation strategies and
technologies, and global warming related educational resources for
U.S. Global Change Research
Program - Provides the foundation for increasing the skill of
predictions of seasonal-to-interannual climate fluctuations (which
can bring excessively wet and dry periods) and long-term climate
US Global Change Research Program: Assessments - Contains
major national and international studies on environmental and
Resources for the Future's Digital Forum on Global Climate Policy
- An online forum designed to provide the news media, legislators,
opinion leaders, and the interested public with analysis and
commentary on U.S. and global policy initiatives related to
Institute: Climate, Energy & Transport - Identifies
opportunities to reduce the risk of global climate change in ways
that drive sustainable economic development worldwide.
Global Climate Change: Market-Based Strategies to Reduce
Greenhouse Gases - A review of market based initiatives to
combat global warming, including tradeable permits and carbon
taxes. (October 1, 2002)
FluorideAlert.org: Potent and Rare Greenhouse Gas Identified -
Article on rising concentrations of a newly identified synthetic
fluoride that traps heat more effectively than all other known
greenhouse gases. (July 28, 2000)
Storms Drive Insurance Losses Up - Will Taxpayers Have to Bail Out
Insurance Industry? - Scientists now believe that rising
global temperatures may exacerbate extreme weather events, leading
to increased damages in the decades ahead. [WorldWatch Institute] (March 26, 1999)
Civilization - Use It or Lose It - Audio conversation with
William Calvin about rapid global climate changes. Includes
related links. (February 6, 1998)
The Great Climate Flip-flop - Could Global Warming lead to
Global Cooling? Warming could lead, paradoxically, to drastic
cooling -- a catastrophe that could threaten the survival of
civilization. Atlantic Monthly. (January 1, 1998)