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W 101: A Citizen's Guide to Climate Change: Home

Climate Change

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Web Resources

Here are a few web sites you might find useful:

U.S. government:
  • NOAA - U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • NASA  - U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NCEI  - National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC))
  • - NOAA provides science and information for a climate-smart nation


Foreign governments:
  • Met Office Hadley Centre - UK government, Met Office Hadley Centre for Climate Science and Services 
  • China Climate Change Info-Net - Official climate change information portal of Chinese government
  • MoEF - Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
International Organizations:
  • IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • UNEP - United Nations Environment Program
NGOs (non-governmental organizations)
  • UCS - Union of Concerned Scientists
  • CAN - The Climate Action Network (CAN)
Climate Change Skeptics


Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Handbooks are a good place to begin your research.


Search Summon or CONSORT for books and other materials containing information about your topic.


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The databases below will be particularly useful for this Course. For other examples search the Articles tab or explore a different Subject Guide.

Try some of the Multidisciplinary Databases for more general information.

If you need more depth try our Subject-specific Databases:

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