Summaries of the latest scientific consensus on climate change and references for exploring in depth the science behind climate change.
NASA Climate Web Site: Award winning site with interactive pages on sea ice, temperature, CO2 and sea level:
Climate Change 101 Pew Center: 8 part PDF series (downloadable) includes: Overview • Science and Impacts • Adaptation • Technology • Business •International• Federal • State • Local •
U.S. Climate Change Program. Climate Literacy: Essential Principles of Climate Science–A Guide for Individuals and Communities.
The National Academy of Science: On-Line Gallery from the Koshland Science Museum:
Clean Air: Cool Planet. Get informed/take action. Climate 101, Carbon calculators, implications.
Exploratorium—Climate Change Research Explorer: Great graphics and summaries of climate data for atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere:
Union of Concerned Scientists. Regional consequences of climate change.
Northeast Climate Choices and state summaries
U.S. Global Change Research Program Regional climate information: Integrating federal research and solutions for climate and global change
National Research Council of the National Academies of Science: America’s CLIMATE CHOICES–Responses to climate change (videos plus report details and summary)
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): Represents Nobel prize winning work of thousands of climate scientists.
History of Climate Change Science: By the author of The Discovery of Global Warming,Spencer Weart.
Grist. How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic: Responses to the most common skeptical arguments on global warming
Skeptical Science: Getting Skeptical About Global Warming Skeptics. Summary of skeptic arguments, sorted by recent popularity vs what science says.