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The science and regulatory environment of global warming and climate change

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America's Climate Change Preparedness Report Card [40887] ?

The preparedness actions that each of the 50 states are taking in relation to climate change

Analysis of Global Change Assessments: Lessons Learned [30369] ?

Identifies 11 essential elements for effective global change assessments.

Updated Atlantic Ocean Warming Linked to Stronger Hurricanes [31183] ?

Evidence supports the theory that global warming has contributed to stronger hurricanes

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program [31158] ?

Designed to help resolve scientific uncertainties related to global climate change

Benefits of Tackling Climate Change [36797] ?

From a USA perspective

Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate [40896] ?

Climate change and impacts, global climate models and the implications of their results

Board on Environmental Change and Society [40895] ?

Conducts research on the interactions between human activities and the environment

CA-California Climate Action Registry [31276] ?

A non-profit voluntary registry for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that closed in Dec, 2010

CA-California Climate Change Policy [36722] ?

The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 and related programs

Carbon Footprint Calculator [31198] ?

Online calculator to obtain an estimate of your personal greenhouse gas emissions or your family’s emissions

Climate Change Glossary [31193] ?

Selected Climate Change Terms and Acronyms

Climate Change, Engineered Systems and Society [40892] ?

Includes cases and a bibliography as well as teaching tools and general organizational information

Climate Change: Evidence and Causes [40889] ?

The U.S. National Academy of Sciences and The Royal Society jointly produced publications

Climate Change: The Cost of Inaction and the Cost of Adaptation [32703] ?

Review of existing information on economic costs of climate change at a European level.

Climate Modeling 101 [40893] ?

A primer on how climate models work

Climate Science News Stories [40890] ?

News related to climate change

Climate, Weather and Meteorology [32072] ?

Reports progress of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program.

Climate-Change Policy for Passenger Vehicles [pdf] [35117] ?

How putting a price on CO2 emissions would affect gasoline prices.

Earth Lab: Degrees of Change [40894] ?

An interactive exhibit on global warming

Updated EPA & Climate Change [31154] ?

Health and environmental effects, greenhouse gas emissions, US climate policy and more

Updated EPA Green Book [32014] ?

Nonattainment Areas for Criteria Pollutants

Expert Credibility in Climate Change [pdf] [37088] ?

Study shows the vast majority of the world’s active climate scientists accept the evidence for global warming

Global Change and Energy [32213] ?

The effects of climate change on US energy

Green Infrastructure for Climate Resiliency [40899] ?

Climate change is affecting us now. Green infrastructure design handles flooding, drought, heat islands, etc

Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator [31199] ?

Online calculator that converts greenhouse gas emissions reduction technical terms to terms easier to conceptualize

Greenhouse Gas Protocol [31279] ?

International accounting tool for government and business leaders to manage greenhouse gas emissions

Updated Healthy Coral Reefs Hit Hard by Warmer Temperatures [31181] ?

Researchers conclusively link disease severity and ocean temperature

Integrating Climate Change into the Transportation Planning Process [34515] ?

State of the practice for transportation agencies and organizations.

IPPC Climate Change Assessment Reports [40167] ?

Create reports on the effects of a warming climate on the world’s weather

NASA & Global Change [31157] ?

The science and management of climate change

Updated Northern Forests Less Effective Than Tropical Forests in Reducing Global Warming [31180] ?

Northern forests play a smaller role in offsetting global warming than previously thought

Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the Last 2,000 Years [31169] ?

2006 report - earth surface temperatures and the implications for understanding global climate change

The Climate Registry [31277] ?

A multi-state & tribe collaboration aimed at developing & managing a common greenhouse gas emissions reporting system

The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation [33317] ?

How more rain, more large hurricanes, thawing permafrost, etc from global warming effects the transportation system

Transport Change [33335] ?

Indicators tracking transport and environment in the European Union.

Transportation Research Board - Climate Change [40891] ?

Activites at the Transportation Research Board

UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [30229] ?

Homepage of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

UN: Global Environmental Outlook Yearbook [32469] ?

Third annual survey of the changing global environment, featuring world experts in environmental research

US Emissions Data [30719] ?

Energy-related emissions data & environmental analyses

US Global Change Research Program [31273] ?

Integrates federal research on climate and global change

US Southwest Could See 60 Year Drought [38828] ?

A 1,200-year perspective of 21st century drought in southwestern North America

US Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program [31278] ?

Official greenhouse gas emissions reporting system (voluntary) - Federal 1605b Program

USA and Canada Green City Index [39960] ?

Research results of evaluations of North American cities' sustainability achievements

Weather and Climate Forecasts [31170] ?

Analyzes how uncertainty can be better estimated in weather and climate forecasting decisions

What Is the Difference Between Weather and Climate? [31194] ?

Weather and climate basics

What We Know about Climate Change [40888] ?

Climate scientists agree that human-caused climate change is happening

World Resources Institute Data [32604] ?

Data from research studies

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