Additional Resources

DATA RESOURCES

NASA Global Climate Change – “The mission of “Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet” is to provide the public with accurate and timely news and information about Earth’s changing climate, along with current data and visualizations, presented from the unique perspective of NASA, one of the world’s leading climate research agencies.”

NOAA – “NOAA Climate.gov provides timely and authoritative information about climate. We promote public understanding of climate science and climate-related events through videos, stories, images, and data visualizations; we make common data products and services easy to access and use; and we provide tools and resources that help people make informed decisions about climate risks, vulnerability, and resilience.”

International Panel on Climate Change – “The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the international body for assessing the science related to climate change. The IPCC was set up in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to provide policymakers with regular assessments of the scientific basis of climate change, its impacts and future risks, and options for adaptation and mitigation.”

Climate Central – “An independent organization of leading scientists and journalists researching and reporting the facts about our changing climate and its impact on the American public.”

START – “START promotes research-driven capacity building to advance knowledge on global environmental change in Africa and Asia-Pacific.”

Environment Agency – “We work to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. EA is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.”

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

The Alliance for Climate Education (a U.S. based organization) has a wealth of free resources and activities for teachers.

NASA Climate Change Resources for Educators

NOAA Teaching Climate

Teach Climate from Climate UK

Flood Maps

FEMA Flood Maps for the United States

Environment Agency Flood Maps for the UK

European Commission Flood Mapping