Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Climatic changes -- Government policy

Resources
View Resource United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

President Clinton's remarks to the National Geographic Society were particularly interesting in that they were made at the time of the Bonn meeting of the UNFCCC. The UNFCCC site contains information about this meeting, along with a limited amount of information about the upcoming COP-3 meeting in December 1997 in Kyoto, Japan. The site provides sections on global warming, emissions data, a large...

http://unfccc.int/2860.php
View Resource US Methane Emissions 1990-2020: Inventories, Projections, and Opportunities for Reductions

The Environmental Protection Agency has released the 1999 report on national methane emissions, entitled "US Methane Emissions 1990-2020: Inventories, Projections, and Opportunities for Reductions." The report (EPA 430-R-99-013) may be downloaded in .pdf format either as a complete document or in separate sections: Cover, Executive Summary, and Introduction, 361K; Landfills and Appendix II, 130K;...

https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyNET.exe/600009LH.TXT?ZyActionD=Z...
View Resource Climate Change Science: An Analysis of Some Key Questions

This new report from the National Academies' National Research Council was produced in response to a request from the Bush administration. Written by a distinguished committee, the report attempts to summarize our current understanding of global climate change and examine what the future may hold for the 21st century and the extent to which warming may be attributable to human activity. Among...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/10139/climate-change-science-an-...
View Resource GreenHouse Gas Online

Keep current with global warming issues with this Web site edited by greenhouse gas scientist Dave Reay. GreenHouse Gas Online offers current and archived articles from newspapers and peer-reviewed journals around the world. Only journal articles with freely available abstracts are included. The latest general news and journal articles can be found listed by title on the site's main page, while...

http://www.ghgonline.org/
View Resource National Academies Press: Implementing Climate and Global Change Research

Another free offering from the National Academic Press (NAP), which was created "to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States." NAP publishes several hundred books a year on a wide range of topics and...

https://www.nap.edu/read/10635/chapter/1
View Resource Canadian Institute for Climate Studies

The Canadian Institute for Climate Studies, created by the Meteorological Service of Canada and the Province of British Columbia, investigates the variability and potential change of climate systems and applies this knowledge to decision making in the public and private sectors. This expansive website illustrates the research pursuits of the four divisions: Climate Scenarios, Climate Applications,...

http://www.cics.uvic.ca/
View Resource The Center for International Environmental Law

There are a number of organizations working to use international law and institutions to protect the environment. The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) is one such organization, and they work to solve environmental problems through a variety of advocacy and education programs. Visitors to the site will find that navigating the content offered here is quite simple, and that most of...

http://www.ciel.org/
View Resource OECD: Climate Change

Climate change is something that is on the minds of many major non-governmental organizations and international think tanks. It has certainly not escaped the attention of the Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), which has had a climate change group as part of their environment directorate for a number of years. Their work is meant "to assist countries to implement...

http://www.oecd.org/env/cc/