"Climate change is likely to be the predominant scientific, economic, political and moral issue of the 21st century. The fate of humanity and nature may depend upon early recognition and understanding of human-made effects on Earth's climate." — James Hansen

ONLINE Resources

Of the literally hundreds or even thousands of web sites and blogs that feature some information about climate change we have selected some of the very best. These are an outstanding, authoritative source of information, including work by the foremost climate scientists working today. Some of the sites are well known to the general public, some not, some sites are more scientific, some more popular, but all can be relied on to help the reader discover for him/herself the facts about what will be the most important single issue facing us in the 21st century.

PRINT Resources

There are now many books on climate change, energy and the possibility of creating a more sustainable society. Here are some of the very best. Each one is highly recommended (all book descriptions are from the book's publisher).

NASA Global Warming Video Goddard Space Center No Denials only Questions

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ClimateUnited is a resource guide for anyone wishing to know more about the scientific consensus of climate change and its impact upon our planet.

Here you'll find listings for some of the very best resources and materials, including scientific sites and journals, climate working groups, selected governmental agencies, and non-profit entities, as well as a carefully selected list of books to inform and explain.

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  • Global CO2 emissions hit record in 2011 led by China: IEA REUTERS - by Michael Rose

    "CO2 emissions rose by 3.2 percent last year to 31.6 billion metric tons (34.83 billion tons), preliminary estimates from the Paris-based IEA showed.

    China, the world's biggest emitter of CO2, made the largest contribution to the global rise, its emissions increasing by 9.3 percent, the body said, driven mainly by higher coal use."
  • Americans Link Global Warming to Extreme Weather, Poll NY TIMES - by Justin Gillis

    "A poll due for release on Wednesday shows that a large majority of Americans believe that this year’s unusually warm winter, last year’s blistering summer and some other weather disasters were probably made worse by global warming. And by a 2-to-1 margin, the public says the weather has been getting worse, rather than better, in recent years."
  • Climate change panel warns of severe storms, heatwaves and floods THE GUARDIAN, UK - Associated Press in Washington

    "Global warming is leading to such severe storms, droughts and heatwaves that nations should prepare for an unprecedented onslaught of deadly and costly weather disasters, an international panel of scientists has said."


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