3 Resources to Learn about the Science of Climate Change

Start here: Climate.gov (an interagency resource)

A great place to start. https://www.climate.gov

Under the teaching tab – access to Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science

https://downloads.globalchange.gov/Literacy/climate_literacy_highres_english.pdf

Climate (general)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides general informational resources on understanding climate as a general phenomenon.

http://www.noaa.gov/climate

Climate Change

Climate Change, both historical and current causes is explained by many sources, but I think the NASA site is one of the best places to start for all things climate change. https://climate.nasa.gov 

I also like the FAQ about Climate Change with answers from the National Park Service

https://www.nps.gov/subjects/climatechange/climatequestions.htm

Climate.gov Teaching Resources – Northwest Region Specific

If you are looking for regional specific information, you can share here:

https://www.climate.gov/teaching/national-climate-assessment-resources-educators/northwest-region

Climate Forces

Understanding climate forces (the factors that influence the rate and degree of climate change, NASA’s site is a good one. This information can be especially useful for responding to the climate misinformation on the Internet. https://climate.nasa.gov/causes/

Results of a Warmer Planet

Discussion of the impacts of a warmer planet – NASA again:

https://climate.nasa.gov/effects/

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