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- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) -- the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) formed this group to analyse the available scientific, technical, and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change.
- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the initial international treaty has a web site that covers climate change negotiations
- From OneWorld.net:
- From Delhi-based Centre for Science and the Environment (CSE):
- Climate Change section provides a vast array of articles and analysis with viewpoints from the South.
- Equity Watch; A Climate News Letter from the South. This section, is a sub-section of their climate change section, providing articles and perspectives from developing countries concerning equity and equal rights to the atmosphere.
- CorpWatch has a Climate Justice Initiative section and looks at social, political and other issues surrounding issues of climate change and action.
- This report describes, quite nicely, the world politics affecting decisive action on climate change. Although written in a somewhat humorous manner, it is written as a lose analogy of the climate change crisis and global negotiations that have continued for ten years without cutting any greenhouse gases. It may seem just a tiny bit on the long side, but it is certainly worth reading.
- Environment News Network provides coverage on climate change issues.
- Climate Change section from the United Nations' Environment Programme.
- The British science magazine, New Scientist, has a good section devoted to Global Warming. They have also got a link to other online resources which may be of interest.
- The Union of Concerned Scientists have a Section on Global Warming. There are many resources available from their site.
- NRDC (the Natural Resources Defense Council) is a US, non-profit organization of scientists, lawyers and environmental specialists dedicated to protecting public health and the environment. Many subject areas are covered here.
- The Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment is a one-stop source of information, for younger and older users alike, on a range of atmopsheric issues, including air quality, acid rain, global warming and ozone depletion.
- Renewable Energy Resources web site. The Discussion and Educational Resource for Renewable, Sustainable Home Built Energy Production. A DIY Guide for building your own Solar, PV, Hydro, Biofuel (Biodiesel, Ethanol, Etc.) Steam, and other Renewable Energy Solutions. You will find many links here.
- Climate Independent Media Center offers non-corporate grassroots coverage of the problems related to climate change and the political action that is needed to deal with them.
- "Greenhouse Market Mania" from Corporate Europe Observatory is a critical report on the business interests affecting the UN climate talks.
- Just a Lot of Hot Air? is a report from PANOS looking at the various issues for developing and industrialized countries alike.
- The Climate Change Campaign site from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
- The Guardian newspaper from UK, has a Special Report on Climate Change with updated news coverage, background information, etc.
- These articles from the Third World Network provide a very critical look at the role of big business and of countries such as the United States:
- Polluter nations torpedo UN climate change treaty
- Climate change talks almost hijacked
- Global warming worse than feared
- The Kyoto loopholes
- Greenhouse market mania
- Business as usual
- A changing climate for disease and death
- Contraction and convergence
- Peoples' defence of climate stability
- Battling on the fence line
- Covering The Planet: Environmentalism In A Media World from the MediaChannel.org looks at how environment issues are covered by the media (or not) around the world. This is a link to a large collection of media related articles.
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