Climate Change Resources
Climate Change Resources
 for Rotary Clubs and individuals
 
Basic Climate Science:
1. NOAA site at: www.climate.gov
2. US govt. latest report on climate at: http://science2017.globalchange.gov
3. IPCC latest report on climate urgency, at: http://ipcc.ch/report/sr15
4. Also see enclosed handout
 
For Climate Impacts already happening, like:
1. Warming of atmosphere and oceans
2. Melting ice everywhere
3. Torrential rains and flooding
4. Rising sea levels
5. Wacky weather
 
Future Impacts, if no action taken:
See http://science2017.globalchange.gov and scroll to projections chapter under each topic
 
Solutions – actions we can take now:
1. See enclosed handout
2. Nat. and Int’l. push for a carbon tax: see the non-partisan www.citizensclimatelobby.org and
              and click on “Our climate solution” on the menu bar
 
Tools for responding to skeptics:
1. See above websites plus  . . .
3. Smart phone app “Skeptical Science”
 
Other resource websites:
 
 
Books to recommend to club members:
1. Farewell to Ice: A report from the Arctic, by Peter Wadhans
2. Merchants of Doubt: How a handful of scientists obscure the truth on issues from tobacco    smoke to global warming, by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway
3. Caring for Creation, by (our own) Paul Douglas and Mitch Hescox
4. Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change, A visual guide to the findings of the IPCC,
              by (famous climate scientist) Michael Mann and Lee Kump