The IPCC’s most recent complete report on the scientific evidence for global climate change and its impacts around the world.
The UCS site includes several “Global Warming 101” pamphlets, along with a discussion of climate adaptation strategies and the impact of warming on specific regions of the United States.
The Global Change program includes a toolkit for understanding how climate change affects wildlife and wild lands in your region.
NSF’s user-friendly guide to the science of climate change and how the changes have affected wildlife, ocean and arctic environments.
The National Academies’ reports summarize the latest climate research and the ecological impact of climate change.
NOAA’s “Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science.”
The Pew Center site discusses the science, economics, and international politics of global climate change.
The World Bank’s climate change site discusses the threats of global climate change to developing nations, and adaptation strategies to cope with warming.
The EPA’s climate change page includes information on health effects of climate change, along with government programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The FWS site contains many links to climate change science basics, ways to reduce your own emission footprint, and projects to manage wildlife affected by climate change.
The famed research center offers a beginner’s guide to the science of global climate change.
This site provides accurate, unbiased and policy-relevant scientific information concerning the carbon cycle to a broad range of stakeholders.
Climate Action Reserve (CAR) is a national offsets program working to ensure integrity, transparency and financial value in the U.S. carbon market. The Fund’s Garcia River, Big River and Salmon Creek forests were some of the first forests to receive verification as a source of greenhouse gas reductions under CAR’s protocols.
The Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA) website is the source for information on the CCBA—a partnership between leading companies, nonprofits and research institutes seeking to promote integrated solutions to land management around the world—including their rigorous standards for evaluating carbon projects. The Fund’s Go Zero projects are validated by CCBA standards.
The Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) provides a robust, new global standard and program for approval of credible voluntary offsets.