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Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego has been at the forefront of climate change research for more than 50 years, since a Scripps Oceanography scientist named Charles David Keeling cataloged a history of atmospheric carbon dioxide levels that came to be known as the "Keeling Curve." This comprehensive webpage includes Scripps research into the science of global warming.

This series of 6 multimedia stories examines the impacts of rising sea level on natural and built environments around San Francisco Bay through the eyes of various community members, who share their ideas for mitigating and adapting to the changes. Watch here.

CLEAN: Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network
CLEAN's primary goal is to steward a broad collection of educational resources and foster a supporting community to help facilitate students, teachers, and citizens becoming climate literate and informed about "the climate's influence on you and society and your influence on climate."

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Peter Sinclair is a long time advocate of environmental awareness and energy alternatives. An award-winning graphic artist, illustrator, and animator, Mr. Sinclair runs Greenman Studio from his home in Midland, MI. His cartoons and illustrations have appeared in newspapers around the world, and his work has been profiled in numerous publications, including the New York Times, The Utne Reader, and HaAretz of Jerusalem.

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The Copenhagen Diagnosis

A group of leading climate scientists, including Scripps Oceanography climate researcher Richard Somerville, issued a report in November 2009 that concludes scientists have underestimated the pace and extent of global warming. The report — titled "The Copenhagen Diagnosis" — documents key findings in climate change science since the publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report in 2007. The scientists found that global ice-sheets are melting at an increased rate, Arctic sea-ice is disappearing much faster than recently projected, and future sea-level rise is now expected to be much higher than previously forecast. Download the full report here.

Rutgers Initiative on Climate Change, Social Policy, and Politics

The Initiative on Climate Change, Social Policy, and Politics (CCSPP) functions to marshal the resources of Rutgers University in the social sciences to address the challenges posed by global warming, greenhouse gasses and the reduction of carbon emissions. Its mission is to conduct research, education and public service to better understand how both state and national political institutions can respond to these challenges.

Climate Timeline Information Tool

Weather and climate are always in flux, always changing. At times the changes can be sudden and dramatic, while on other occasions the changes are subtle and occur over long periods of time. What are the primary causes and effects of these changes? How do they relate to our everyday lives and to human history? The National Geophysical Data Center explores these and other questions in the Climate TimeLine.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

The IPCC is a scientific body established by the United Nations. Its mission is to provide comprehensive scientific assessments of the current state of knowledge on scientific aspects of climate change, its potential environmental and socio-economic consequences, and possible options for adapting to these consequences or mitigating the effects. New reports are released by the IPCC approximately every 5-6 years.

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Joint Science Academies' Statement on Climate Change

The American Geophysical Union's Position Statement on Climate Change

The AGU is a worldwide scientific community that advances, through unselfish cooperation in research, the understanding of Earth and space for the benefit of humanity.

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Education worldwide on science and solutions 

Hands-on lesson plans, articles, and videos for kids, students, teachers, educators – everyone.

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