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Introduction and Background
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The following online resources will help you find fundamental information about climate change.
- Climate Wisconsin - Stories from a state of change
- Paradise Lost - a Web site designed as a resource for high school and middle school teachers on the topic of climate change.
- EEK!--Environmental Education for Kids - An electronic magazine for kids chock full on interesting climate and ecosystem facts.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - A summary of key greenhouse gasses that affect our atmosphere and contribute to climate change.
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - A group established to provide the decision-makers and others interested in climate change with an objective source of information about climate change.
- PBS Frontline: a video about Heat & Global Warming
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Change - A Web site that offers comprehensive information on the issue of climate change in a way that is accessible and meaningful to all parts of society--communities, individuals, business, states and localities, and governments.
- EPA Climate Change for Kids
- Impacts of Midwest Warming (PDF), National Park Service.
- Great Lakes Communities and Ecosystems at Risk, by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a science-based nonprofit that began as a collaboration between students and faculty members at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969 and combines independent scientific research and citizen action.
- Climate Literacy Network - Teaching K-12 educators and the general public about the essential principles of climate literacy.
- National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) - Online educational courses for K-12 educators.
- US Global Change Research Program - comprehensive information about the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future
- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Climate Change - Wisconsin DNR website dedicated to information on climate change.
- Climate Change 101 - The Pew Center on Global Climate Change brings together business leaders, policy makers, scientists, and other
experts to bring a new approach to a complex and often controversial
Back to Climate Change Guide.
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