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    All you ever wanted to know about Global Warming - Frequently Asked Questions - Introduction to global warming, from New Scientist magazine. Includes theories about positive and negative feedbacks.

    US Global Change Research Information Office - Provides access to data and information on global environmental change research, adaptation/mitigation strategies and technologies, and global change related educational resources for users worldwide.

    Global Warming - Climate scientists have linked the increased levels of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere to human activities, in particular the burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil, and natural gas for heating and electricity; gasoline for transportation), deforestation, cattle ranching, and rice farming. From the Union of Concerned Scientists.

    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.

    David Suzuki Foundation: Climate Change - "News from Kyoto, Economists' Statement on Climate Change, Inaction on Global Warming... Finding Solutions."

    FAQ About the Politics of Global Warming - FAQ arising from the Kyoto Summit.

    Sierra Club Global Warming and Energy Program - Clearinghouse for information on global warming.

    Pew Center on Global Climate Change - Advocates taking action to arrest climate change

    Climate Institute - works to protect the balance between climate and life on earth by facilitating the dialogue among scientists, policy makers, business executives and citizens.

    Global Warming links - An extensive list of links from the Junk Science Home Page.

    Global Warming 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 mitigation.

    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.

    Destructive 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]

    Global Warming Information - Includes research, information, and case studies from multiple grantees of The Pew Charitable Trusts working on global warming and climate change issues.

    Climate Change Debate - Climate change and global warming science, government policy, energy technology, cost and benefits debated via an unmoderated, uncensored listserve, plus research aides.

    Environmental Protection Agency Global Warming Site - Focuses on the science and impacts of global warming or climate change, and on actions by governments, corporations, and individuals that help address global warming issues. The site also features climate change related news, events, publications, reports, presentations, and links to other sites.

    Climate Change Belgium - Official climate change web pages of the Belgian federal environment administration: publications, links, addresses, national and international official documents, legislation.

    Climate Ark - Climate change news & 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.

    Capacity for 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.

    Climate Change Levy Information - Contains information on how to counter this energy tax.

    Bush's CO2 Emissions Flip-Flop - Cartoons about President Bush's reversal of stance on carbon dioxide emissions.

    Climate Change Solutions - Sucess stories, tools and resources on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

    Almanac of Policy Issues: Global Warming - News, background information and links on global warming, climate change, and the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.

    EPA's Global Warming Site - Comprehensive information from the USA's Environmental Protection Agency.

    Plant 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).

    Climate Trend - Interactive plotting tool for historical global temperature data.

    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 bibliographies.

    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 change.

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC - official site for UN Climate Secretariat: Kyoto protocol, COP4 in Buenos Aires, world emissions data...

    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 change.

    Global Change - Seeks to familiarize the public with the issues associated with climate change and ozone depletion.

    Global Warming - An in-depth report on the scientific, social, economic, and political issues surrounding climate change.

    World Climate Report - A biweekly, online research review with breaking news on the science and politics of global climate change from Greening Earth Society.

    Public Interest Research Group: Global Warming - Global Warming FAQ sheet, email petition to the U.S. President, various reports and information to other resources.

    The Environment Site - visitors can "click the leaf" and sponsors will donate to an environmental trust which will secure greenhouse gas reductions.

    Climate Change Research at WRI - WRI identifies opportunities to reduce the risk of global climate change in ways that drive sustainable economic development worldwide.

    Climate Change and Sustainable Transport - Challenge is the integration of climate policy objectives into other sectoral policy areas such as transport, energy and agriculture.

    Datum-Line - Examines coastal erosion, artificial reef, sea defence, coastal and inland flooding, rising sea levels, global warming, marine tyre structures and designs.

    World Wildlife Fund Study - A recent study released by the World Wildlife Fund alleges that rising sea levels caused by man-made global warming may flood low-lying coastal cities like New York, Boston, Baltimore, and Miami.

    California Global Warming Campaign - Useful and timely information about climate change and California.

    Earth's Unruly Tenant - An essay by Jane Lubchenco about climate change and public perceptions of environmental issues.

    Rappenecker's Global Warming Page - Personal home page provides links to several articles expressing differing views about the potential for global warming.

    The Knowledge Sharing Project on Climate Sciences - An open forum for questions and comments on climate change.

    ACACIA - A Consortium for the Application of Climate Impact Assessments - ACACIA uses the best available scientific tools and knowledge to answer the climate-related questions of sponsors from the industrial, business and policy communities.

    BBC News: Global Climate Change - An analysis of the science and other issues behind the climate change debate, from BBC News Online.

    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.

    Global 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. Contains a profile, structure, publications and calendar of events.

    Green House Network - Non-profit organization focusing on building a grassroots movement to stop global warming pollution. Contains a profile, event calendar, information on speakers, and news archive.

    International Human Dimensions - An international, interdisciplinary, non-governmental social science programme aimed at improving understanding of human responses to global change. Contains a profile, projects, news, publications and calendar of events.

    The Politics of Climate Change - An online guide to the politics and science leading up to and following the signing of the Kyoto Protocol.

    The Climate Action Network - Opportunity to join with others to support a better understanding and action related to world climate problems

    Global Warming: An Issue for Humanity - Paper on the human consequences of global warming.

    WEATHERVANE: 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 climate change.

    Kyoto Now - A movement dedicated to ratification of the Kyoto Protocol as the critical first step toward reducing and solving human impacts on global warming. Contains a presentation on the impact of global warming on various parts of the world, and links of interest. [Requires Flash]

    Frensley Research Institute - Mission is to educate people, through public media and lectures, as to the dangers of impending global limate change, as well as inform them as to how they can adapt to this global weather change inevitability.

    World Wildlife Fund - Global Warming and Climate Change - Features information and breaking news on climate change, with a focus on resources and actions you can take to help stop global warming.

    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.

    Humanity in the Hothouse - Christian Science Monitor mini-site, including reports from Nov. 2000's Hague conference on climate change and links to other sources.

    Earth's Magnetic Field And How It Reverses - White papers on the earth's magnetic field and global warming by Eugene D. Richards.

    Massachusetts Climate Action Network - A network of local and statewide groups dedicated to halting the threat of global climate change. Contains a profile, legislations, information on local chapters, and calendar of events.

    Proposals to Reforest the Earth - A series of white papers on deforestation and the need to reverse this destructive process, by Gabriel Penno Saraiva.

    OneWorld: Climate Change Campaign - Includes news, archives and articles on this topic.

    UK Rivers Network: Global Warming and Climate Change - A collection of research resources, including links, articles and books for students and teachers.

    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.

    Stop Esso - A Greenpeace and Friends of Nature sponsored campaign against Esso. Includes an overview of the campaign, information on the company, archives, press releases, and papers on global warming.

    Stormy 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.

    Tata Energy and Resources Institute: Climate Change - Features position papers and viewpoints on climate change in India, including analysis of opportunities for clean development and carbon emissions reduction projects and programs.

    Climate Change Learning and Information Center - Provides education, public outreach and training workshops on the topic of climate change for local governments, schools, and community organizations. Includes a profile, news, background information, and a list of communities.

    US Global Change Research Program: Assessments - Contains major national and international studies on environmental and climatic issues.

    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 literature.

    Hotearth.net - Explanation of the forces producing climate change, links, the effects caused by the change, global solutions and individual actions to help.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Poll - 1997 Kyoto Agreement - Information on climate change and an on-line poll

    The California 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.

    National Climate Change Secretariat - Created to inform Canadians about the process of developing a national implementation strategy on climate change. Provides information, news and resources.


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