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Climate Change Science: An Analysis of Some Key Questions
Committee on the Science of Climate Change, 2001.
"The committee was made up of 11 of the nation's top climate scientists, including seven members of the National Academy of Sciences, one of whom is a Nobel Prize winner."
Global Climate Change Briefing Book
"This Briefing Book was compiled by the Congressional Research Service, a branch of the Library of Congress providing nonpartisan research reports to members of the House and Senate."
- Congressional Research Service
Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
"...a science-based world map depicting the local and regional consequences of global climate change. The map was produced as a collaborative project by several environmental organizations, and has been peer-reviewed by scientists."
Climate Change Policy: Next Steps
Brookings Briefing, February 09, 2005.
"At this Brookings briefing, a distinguished group of speakers will discuss the current state of climate change policy..."
Remarks by Senator Chuck Hagel and Senator John Kerry.
Carbon Cycle Science Program
U.S. Global Change Research Program
"...to provide critical unbiased scientific information on the fate of carbon dioxide in the environment to contribute to the ongoing public dialogue."
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
"...is a public interest, not-for-profit environmental law firm founded in 1989 to strengthen international and comparative environmental law and policy around the world."
Publication subjects include: Biodiversity & Wildlife ; Climate Change ; Human Rights and the Environment ; International Financial Institutions ; Law & Communities ; Persistent Organic Pollutants ; State of the Environmental Law Series ; Trade.
Climate Diagnostics Center (CDC)
Advancing Understanding and Predictions of Climate Variability
NOAA - Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
The Discovery of Global Warming (etext)
"A hypertext history of how scientists came to (partly) understand what people are doing to change the Earth's climate."
By Spencer Weart, Director of the Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics.
Exploratorium - Global Climate Change: Research Explorer
"At this Web site, you can explore scientific data relating to the atmosphere, the oceans, the areas covered by ice and snow, and the living organisms in all these domains. Youíll also get a sense of how scientists study natural phenomenaóhow researchers gather evidence, test theories, and come to conclusions."
Global Warming: Focus on the Future
"This web site is based on the traveling exhibition, Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast, which [was] on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History."
GreenHouse Gas Online
"The primary aim of Greenhouse Gas Online is to provide a freely available and up to date resource dedicated to greenhouse gas news and scientific publications...The site catalogues the greenhouse gas related articles published in over 100 peer reviewed journals from around the world. Only articles for which the abstracts are freely available are included and the site already has links to many hundreds."
International Environmental Law and Policy (etext)
A Comprehensive Reference Source
By David Hunter, Jim Salzman and Durwood Zaelke, 2nd Ed., 2002.
(University Casebook Series)
Reporting on Climate Change: Understanding the Science
A publication of the Environmental Health Center, National Safety Council
U.S. Global Change Research Information Office (GCRIO)
"...provides access to data and information on global environmental change research, adaptation/mitigation strategies and technologies, and global change related educational resources on behalf of the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) and its participating Federal Agencies and Organizations. GCRIO is implemented by The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University."
University of Arizona Department of Geosciences - Environmental Studies Laboratory
"...research of past, present, and future environmental variability and change. Current research encompasses paleoclimate studies across the globe, wildfire studies in southwestern North America, and relationships between climate and society across multiple spatial and temporal scales."
A 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 climate change. Launched in July 1997, Weathervane is published by Resources for the Future (RFF) with an eye on the international negotiations that are to decide on goals and actions under the Framework Convention on Climate Change."
CO2 Science Magazine
"A weekly review and repository of scientific research findings pertaining to carbon dioxide and global change."
Published by the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change
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