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View Resource Satellite tagged walruses help scientists answer climate change questions

Thousands of walruses abandon ice for Alaska shore http://www.usatoday.com/weather/environment/2007-10-05-alaska-walrus_N.htm In a Warming Bering Sea, Whither the Walrus? http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5357899 Walruses Prefer Right to Left Flipper http://dsc.discovery.com/news/afp/20031027/walrus.html Toothwalkers: Giants of the Arctic...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2007/1012
View Resource The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on December 2, 1997)

Since the Scout Report last profiled The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) website, they have added dozens of new reports, created a helpful calendar of events, and they also found time to receive a Nobel Peace Prize. Certainly one of the highlights of the site is their annual climate assessment report. Visitors can download the report in its entirety, and also look at previous...

http://www.ipcc.ch/
View Resource Human Development Report 2007/2008

Released biennially by the United Nations Development Programme, the Human Development Report offers informed commentary and analysis of issues that affect humans across the world. In past years, the report has dealt with civil wars, starvation, economic growth, gender inequality, and a wide range of pressing matters. Released at the end of November 2007, this edition of the Human Development...

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/hdr2007-8
View Resource Oxfam International: Video

Oxfam, the British aid organization that banded together with a dozen other organizations in 1995 to form Oxfam International, has a website loaded with resources, one of which is a video library. There are many issues covered, such as climate change, tsunami survivors, AIDS, and many videos include celebrities, including Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson, Helen Mirren, and Annie Lennox. To...

https://www.oxfam.org/en/multimedia/video
View Resource Exploring the Environment: Modules & Activities

The "Classroom of the Future" and "Exploring the Environment" are a collaboration between NASA and Jesuit Wheeling University, and they are responsible for this fine website that offers teachers unique ways to teach students about weather systems. The activities are for grades 5-12, and each activity indicates the applicable grade level, though most lean toward the upper grades. The homepage has...

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/modules.html
View Resource 350.org

What exactly is the significance of the number 350? To learn about what it means, and why this website was created, visitors should click on "What is 350?" near the top of the page. On the homepage are some wonderful photos of events with the goals of 350. The site can be viewed in 13 different languages, with the five most common being featured across the top of the page. Hit the "+" at the...

https://350.org/
View Resource Center for Ocean Solutions

The Center for Ocean Solutions (COS) is located in Monterey, California, and "works to solve the major problems facing the ocean." COS was founded by three partners with similar commitments: the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, and the Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University. On the homepage, visitors can browse through a Featured News area and also look...

http://centerforoceansolutions.org/
View Resource 100 Resilient Cities Screenshot

The future of cities is the subject of much hand-wringing in urban policy circles. As of late, a popular topic has been the concept of urban "resilience" and the Rockefeller Foundation has taken this matter on with its 100 Resilient Cities initiative. On its website, first-time visitors should first explore the "What is Resilience?" area. Here, the topic is explained in detail and an infographic...

http://www.100resilientcities.org/
View Resource Learn More About Climate Change Screenshot

The phrase "climate change" might be combative to some and confusing to others. The University of Colorado's Office for University Outreach has worked with its scholars to create the Learn More About Climate (LMAC) site in order to translate climate change information into "resources and tools for teachers, policymakers, and citizens." Here, visitors can make their way through eight different...

http://learnmoreaboutclimate.colorado.edu/
View Resource Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions Screenshot

The Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions (CSAS) team at Columbia University has a specific, targeted goal: a near universal carbon fee on fossil fuels. The group’s mission statement, under About Us, is a great place to start. Then explore Dr. James Hansen’s TED talk, an eighteen minute argument for the political responsibilities of climate scientists as well as regular citizens. The section...

http://csas.ei.columbia.edu