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The Environment / Global Warming in Context
The Encyclopedia of Earth
Electronic reference about earth with articles written by scholars, educators, and experts in many fields. Continuously updated. Covers all aspects of climate change: causes, consequences, solutions.
Union of Concerned Scientists - Global Warming
Enter, "climate change," or, "global warming," in the search box to access blog posts, articles, news, reports, and expert opinion.
Environmental Performance Index
Ranks 149 countries on 25 indicators across six categories: Environmental Health, Air Pollution,Water Resources, Biodiversity and habitat, Productive Natural resources, and Climate Change. (Charts on this website require the Flash plugin, version 8 or higher.)
Key Global Warming websites
C2ES: Center for Climate and Energy solutions
An independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to advance strong policy and action to address our climate and energy challenges. Brings together business leaders, policy makers, scientists, and other experts to bring a collaborative approach to solving a complex and often controversial issue. Formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change.
Cato Institute - Energy and the Environment
A libertarian think tank that supports efforts to relax environmental regulations, seen as costly and counterproductive. Select "Global Warming."
IPCC: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Established by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), the mission of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is to assess scientific, technical and socio- economic information relevant for the understanding of climate change, its potential impacts and options for adaptation and mitigation.
NASA - Global Climate Change
Provides news, key indicators, evidence, causes, effects, uncertainties, solutions, NASA's role, education and resources regarding climate change.
Natural Resources Defense Council - Global Warming
News and issue highlights as well as links and suggestions on how to deal with the issues raised by global warming and climate change.
Stern Report and Information from the BBC
A 700-page report released on October 30, 2006 by economist Sir Nicholas Stern for the British government, which discusses the effect of climate change and global warming on the world economy.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Information from the United Nations on the topic of climate change.
Sustainability - Everyday Solutions