Climate Change General Links

Here are links to some valuable resources regarding climate change and the environment.

See also the separate page dedicated to research sources.

Blogs | Activism | Reading | Viewing | Shopping

Climate / Environment Related Blogs

Climate Change Action
Skeptical Science: Examining Global Warming Skepticism
World Climate Report
Climate Feedback (by publishers of the journal Nature)
Forecast Earth (by The Weather Channel)
Global Warming (by the California Academy of Sciences)
A Few Things Ill Considered
Climate Ark
Climate Progress
It’s Getting Hot in Here (from the youth climate movement)
Climate of Our Future
Dot Earth (from The N.Y. Times)
Popular Science: Environment



The Climate Reality Project
It’s Your Nature by National Resource Defense Council (NRDC)
Global Water Partnership
TreeHugger by The Discovery Channel
World Community Grid
American Forests
Earth 911
Engines Off
Green Dimes – Eliminate junk mail!
Virgin Green Fund – Environmental investment fund
Virgin Earth Challenge – A chance to earn $25m


Recommended Reading

The Weather of the Future by Heidi Cullen
The End of the Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat by Charles Clover
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert
Climate Change: Picturing the Science by Gavin Schmidt and Joshua Wolfe
Extreme Ice Now: Vanishing Glaciers and Changing Climate: A Progress Report by James Balog
The Green Book by Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas M. Kostigen
With Speed and Violence, Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change by Fred Pearce
The Weather Makers : How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth by Tim Flannery


Recommended Viewing

Secrets Beneath the Ice by PBS NOVA

Examine the history of Antarctica as scientists analyze ice and soil cores drilled from deep within the ice-covered continent at Earth’s southern pole.

The End of the Line by Rupert Murray

This documentary discusses the damage to the world’s oceanic ecosystems caused by overfishing. The film follows investigative reporter and author Charles Clover as he interviews politicians, restaurateurs, and scientists regarding the increasing burden being placed on the world’s oceans. The film has a companion book, The End of the Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat , by Charles Clover.

Extreme Ice by NOVA and National Geographic

This video accompaniment to James Balog’s book, Extreme Ice Now, follows the placement and results of 26 still cameras placed on glacial regions around the world that take one photograph per each daylight hour to show the ongoing changes to these areas.

Sharkwater by Rob Stewart

A great documentary that explores the role of sharks in our natural ecosystems and the threat that shark finning and long line fishing poses to the dominant predator of the oceans.

Encounters at the End of the World by Werner Herzog

Renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog creates this atypical documentary on the harshest environment on the planet, Antarctica.

Planet Earth by the BBC

A landmark series that documents the multiple facets of our natural world from forests to oceans to deserts to mountains in stunning detail. If there were a series that justified high definition, this is it.

Sunrise Earth by The Discovery Channel

Aired daily on the Animal Planet and HD Theater channels, this series selects locations around the world to set up its high definition cameras and simply film the sunrise. A great way to start the day.


Green Shopping

Ethical Ocean
Mrs. Meyers
Seventh Generation
Bits Limited
New Wave Enviro



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