Climate Change Information Resources
Below is a list of useful web pages where you may find additional information about climate, greenhouse gases, and global warming. This list is not intended to be exhaustive, and will be periodically revised.
Global Climate Change
UN Climate Change Conference, Paris 2015 (COP21)
Scientific Consensus on Climate Change
National Academies of Sciences National Research Council
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) "What We Know" initiative
U.S. Programs and Research
USEPA Climate Change
U.S. Global Change Research Program Globalchange.gov
New York State Programs and Research
NYSERDA ClimAid Report
NYSERDA Cleaner, Greener Communities Program
Impacts of Climate Change
National Climate Assessment - Climate Change Impacts in the United States
NOAA National Weather Service Weather.gov
National Drought Resilience Partnership Drought.gov
USDA/U.S. Forest Service Climate Change Resource Center
CDC Climate and Health Page
2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change - Policy Responses to Protect Public Health
Union of Concerned Scientists Climate Hot Map
World Wildlife Fund Effects of Climate Change Page
Audubon's Birds and Climate Change Report
National Center for Atmospheric Research's " Kid's Crossing" Page
Climate Research Facility Education Page from the Dept. of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
Global Climate Change "Research Explorer" Page from San Francisco's Exploratorium
The National Climate Assessment's Education Resources for the Northeast Region
Other Organizations and Resources
World Resources Institute Climate Page
Union of Concerned Scientists Global Warming Page
wxshift - a climate and weather resource.
The Weather Channel's Climate and Weather Page
More about Climate Change Information Resources:
- Climate Week 2015 - A page providing additional information and resources associated with Climate Week, September 21-28, 2015.
- Executive Order No. 4 (2008) - Governor Paterson's Executive Order No. 4, 2008. establishes a State green procurment and agency sustainability program.
- Executive Order No. 24 (2009) - Governor David A. Paterson's Executive Order No. 24 requires estalishing a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions eighty percent by the year 2050 and preparing a climate action plan.
- Executive Order No. 88 (2012) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's Executive Order No. 88 Directs State Agencies and Authorities to Improve the Energy Efficiency of State Buildings.