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Climate Science Info Zone -

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There are many institutions and organisations around the world researching climate science, how our climate is changing, and ways of responding. Here are just a few… British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Energy Saving Trust (EST) Environmental Change Institute (ECI) European Space Agency (ESA) The Geological Society (GS) Grantham Institute for Climate Change (GICC) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Met Office (MO) National Academy of Sciences (NAS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Oceanography Centre (NOC) The Royal Society (RS) Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research (TCCCR) UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

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A History of Climate Science Skeptical Science takes a different approach to Naomi Oreskes' Science paper who sorted her papers into "explicit endorsement of the consensus position", "rejection of the consensus position" and everything else (neutral). In this case, the backbone of our site is our list of climate myths. Whenever a climate link is added to our database, it is matched to any relevant climate myths. Therefore, each link is assigned "skeptic", "neutral" or "proAGW" whether it confirms or refutes the climate myth. This means a skeptic paper doesn't necessarily "reject the consensus position" that humans are causing global warming. It may address a more narrow issue like ocean acidification or the carbon cycle.

The Earth-Atmosphere Energy Balance The earth-atmosphere energy balance is the balance between incoming energy from the Sun and outgoing energy from the Earth. Energy released from the Sun is emitted as shortwave light and ultraviolet energy. When it reaches the Earth, some is reflected back to space by clouds, some is absorbed by the atmosphere, and some is absorbed at the Earth's surface. Learning Lesson: Canned Heat However, since the Earth is much cooler than the Sun, its radiating energy is much weaker (long wavelength) infrared energy. Bureau - Learn About Meteorology Purpose In this section of our web site we would like to help you find the information you want quickly and easily. Along the way we hope your awareness of what the Bureau of Meteorology has to offer will increase, and perhaps you will understand the field of meteorology better. Consider the following information as a starting point. Climate & weather: what's the difference?

Earth Exploration Toolbook Awarded Science Magazine's Science Prize for Online Resources in Education (SPORE), September 30, 2011 AAAS Press Release What is the Earth Exploration Toolbook? Developed by teams of scientists and educators, the Earth Exploration Toolbook (EET) is a collection of online Earth system science activities. Each activity, or chapter, introduces one or more scientific data sets and analysis tools that enables users to explore some aspect of the Earth system. Nine Facts about Climate Change [Originally published in November 2006 as a PDF (click here, 1.5 Mb). Launched in Canberra by Sir Arvi Parbo on 28 February 2007] Introduction In January 2006 I wrote a pamphlet entitled Nine Lies about Global Warming in which I sought to summarise for the lay reader the state of the debate about increasing atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, and the widespread predictions of catastrophic global warming which would ensue as a consequence of man's use of fossil fuels. Despite the inherent scientific implausibility of these predictions, and the complete lack of empirical evidence to support them, a number of current political leaders and former leaders, notably UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, former US Vice President Al Gore and Australian Labor Leader Kim Beazley, have embraced these predictions. The science debate is at the heart of the global warming campaign.

Global Mining Sustainability — Education As the demand for mined minerals increases, everyone—from students, to miners, to governments and global corporations—must understand how to work together to meet those needs while protecting the world in which we live. Produced by Caterpillar and Science North, "Ground Rules: Mining Right for a Sustainable Future" follows the development of new and operating mines as geologists, engineers and mine managers tackle complex problems. The film draws on the experiences and achievements of other mine sites to illustrate creative and core concepts of sustainable development and social responsibility. Embark on a 23-minute tour across almost every continent — to Australia, Canada, Chile, Ghana, Indonesia and the United States — and meet a new generation of passionate and creative people working to bring us the materials, fuels and minerals on which our modern world depends.

Free Lesson Plans For The Environment The environment is a hot topic – in the news, in politics, and in schools, especially in STEM . Since many aspects of environmental issues are practical, everyday things that even younger students can see, the topic lends itself well to a variety of teaching methods like Project Based Learning and Challenge Based Learning . We recently stumbled upon a great resource that will give you some great ideas and lesson plans relating to the environment that can work regardless of how you’re planning on integrating the information into the curriculum. Classroom Earth (which is a program of the National Environmental Education Foundation) is a site that serves as a virtual library for useful web sites, videos, and lesson and unit plans.

Temp Readings: Ice Core/Other Proxy Data Read here and here. This image, which became the favored icon of global-warmists, has taken on a life-of-its-own during the past decade. The hockey-stick icon has already cost taxpayers billions of dollars and has the potential to cost taxpayers and consumers trillions more. When Michael Mann created the temperature dataset that the hockey-stick graph is based on, little did he realize that trillions were at stake, or that he would unleash a science-fraud investigation sunami that now threatens to legally engulf him. (click on images to enlarge)