websites


Climate Communication: Science and Outreach

This site provides links to multiple climate-related resources such as reports, articles, websites, videos, and educational materials.

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COMET’s MetEd Modules

The MetEd website provides education and training resources on numerous topics including climate science and climate change. MetEd is populated and maintained by the COMET® Program. All MetEd...

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Preaching for the Planet

Interfaith Messages on Climate Change Sermon video clips from the National Preach-In on Climate Change. Length: 3 to 4.5 minutes each

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Climate Central

The following Climate Central sites provide fact sheets and video clips that can be used with public audiences. Archive page:

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Climate Nexus Graphics and Facts Sheets

Summary background information on topics such as climate change in Antarctica, public health, the jet stream, the carbon budget, and more.

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Climate Change: What You Can Do

Useful information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about how individuals can address climate change at home, on the road, at the office, and at school.

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Global Warming and Climate Change – Frequently Asked Questions

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has assembled some of the questions most often heard about Earth's climate and answered them based on the current state of scientific...

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Climasphere

Climasphere.org aggregates up-to-date climate related news and content from sources and organizations across the globe.

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Skeptical Science -- Global Warming and Climate Change Myths

John Cook, the physicist who maintains the very informative and useful web site, Skeptical Science, has provided a summary of global warming and climate change myths versus what science says.

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Audubon Society climate impact report

In 2014, the Audubon society released a massive, in-depth study on birds and climate change in North America. Check out their...

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Getting The Picture – A climate education resource

Earth Vision Institute welcomes you to Getting The Picture: Our Changing Climate, an innovative online multimedia tool for climate education. Acclaimed...

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reports


Climate Change Evidence and Causes

A comprehensive FAQ from the National Academy of Science and the Royal Society in addition to a section on the basics of climate science.

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IPCC AR5 Physical Science Basis -- Working Group I

Released 27 September 2013 Report, Summary for Policymakers, Fact Sheets, and 9 minute video

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IPCC AR5 Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability -- Working Group II

Released 30 March 2014 Summary for Policy Makers, Final Draft Report, and 12 minute video

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IPCC AR5 Mitigation of Climate Change -- Working Group III

Released 13 April 2014, Final Draft, Summary for Policy Makers, Fact Sheets, and Slide Presentation.

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National Climate Assessment

May 6, 2014 release of the U.S. National Climate Assessment, which highlights the impacts of climate change on the United States and the national economy.

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National Climate Assessment Fact Sheet

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U.S. Impacts National Climate Assessment

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The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions (2014)

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IPCC AR5 Summary for policymakers

This Synthesis Report provides an integrated view of climate change as the final part of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).

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videos


The Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases

In this highly produced video clip from NBC LEARN and the National Science Foundation, scientists discuss research on how climate change may impact the spread of infectious...

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The Changing Planet: Rising Sea Levels

In the past century, as the climate has warmed, sea level rise has accelerated. Scientists predict it will only increase, and they're studying changes in the ocean and land to better understand...

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How is Dog Walking Like Weather and Climate?

In this Siffer, TeddyTV animated short, the relationship between trend and variation are explained with an excellent analogy to a man walking his dog. There is much more variation in the path...

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Steroids, Baseball and Climate Change

What do home runs and weather extremes have in common? A lighthearted animation explaining why some people call carbon dioxide (and the other greenhouse gases) the steroids of...

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IPCC AR5: Process, Projections, and Predictions

A videotaped presentation by Jerry Meehl, internationally acclaimed senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).   Length:  50...

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NCA: Americans on the Front Lines of Climate Change

The Story Group has produced quite a few compelling video clips illustrating National Climate Assessment chapters.

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Earth: The Operators' Manual -- How to Talk to An Ostrich

In these highly produced video clips, Penn State's Richard Alley addresses how to talk to people who "stick their heads in the sand" about climate change.  Entertaining, informative, and refutes...

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powerpoint


The WGI Contribution to the IPCC 5th Assessment Report

Co-chairs of Working Group I, Thomas Stocker and Qin Dahe, provide this slide presentation on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) process and the physical science findings of the...

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Climate Change Science 2013: Haiku

Gregory Johnson illustrates the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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The Carbon Budget

by The World Resources Institute

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Slides: On the Road to Paris: Promises, Opportunities and Challenges for the American Public

This PowerPoint corresponds to Dr. Rachel Cleetus's webinar presentation, "On the Road to Paris: Promises, Opportunities and Challenges for the American Public."

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toolkit


Pope Francis' Encyclical Faith Climate Action Kit

Pope Francis' encyclical Climate Action Kit produced by Interfaith Power & Light, together with Catholic Climate Covenant.

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The Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto

The Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto was developed in a collaborative process by the CKB Group ("CKB"), a...

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webinars


On the Road to Paris: Promises, Opportunities and Challenges for the American Public

Dr. Rachel Cleetus, our webinar presenter, is lead climate economist with the Climate and Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and represented UCS at last month’s United...

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infographics


The Global Carbon Budget

This infographic from the World Resources Institute provides information on what the carbon budget is, what impacts we can expect if we exceed it, and what actions the world can take.

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