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  • Australian Department of Climate Change The Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO) was established in 1998 as a separate agency within the environment portfolio to provide a whole of government approach to greenhouse matters.

  • Biologist Biologist is a fully peer-reviewed and citation-listed journal published under the umbrella of the Institute of Biology. It carries articles on a wide range of biological research, including many aspects of climate change. Contains authoritative review articles and topical pieces on science policy, new developments or controversial issues. Aimed at professional biologists, educators and students at all levels, as well as the interested amateur.

  • Carbon Balanced From the World Land Trust, this site offers carbon off-setting for individuals and business. Also offers advice on cutting your own emissions at home.

  • Carbon Management Society Google group run by the University of Edinburgh Carbon Management Society.

  • Clean Air-Cool Planet Everyone can play a part in preventing climate change. See what people and institutions throughout the Northeast (US) are already doing to stop global warming, and find out how you can help.

  • Climate Ark The Climate Ark is a Climate Change Portal and Internet Search Tool that provides access to reviewed climate change and renewable energy news and information. The Climate Ark's premise is that Climate Change is occurring and that policy must be crafted now in response.

  • Climate Change Climate Change Central builds links and relationships between businesses, governments and other stakeholders in Alberta, interested in pursuing greenhouse gas reduction initiatives.

  • COIN Climate Outreach and Information Network: includes Climate Radio which an excellent range of interviews on climate change-related topics from a host of experts and well known environmentalists.

  • Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs UK (DEFRA) Climate Change:
    Action to tackle Global Warming

  • is a new web portal from Elsevier Science for researchers in the earth & planetary sciences.

  • Earth Pages From publishers 'Blackwell', informative reviews of earth science news and publications, including frequent coverage of research dealing with climate change and greenhouse gases.

  • Earthscan Environmental publishers with a range of useful titles covering climate change and greenhouse gas related science.

  • EcoEarth Portal site providing a comprehensive set of links on environmental and sustainability issues.

  • Energy Information Administration Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government

  • Environment Canada The Greenhouse Gas Division of Environment Canada is responsible for developing, monitoring, analyzing and reporting emissions and removals of greenhouse gases.

  • Environmental Protection Agency US (EPA) The EPA Global Warming Site is provided as a public service by the US Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Environmental Research Web Opinion, news and research articles on a range of environmental topics. Highly recommended.

  • Friends of the Earth: Climate Change The largest international network of environmental groups in the world, represented in 68 countries.

  • GreenChoices GreenChoices encourages everyone in Britain to make ecologically sound decisions in living their everyday lives. They aim to empower individuals with simple, direct information on green alternatives which make a real, lasting difference.

  • Green Providers Directory Portal site with array of links to green products and services. Includes some links to climate change-related news and blogs.

  • Greenheart Project Inspirational site based on the idea to create a carbon neutral cargo ship which will transport food aid, fairtrade produce, and raise awareness of climate change and sustainability. For schools, note the poster competition on the home page - win and you can visit the carbon-neutral ship.

  • GreenNet GreenNet supports a progressive community working for Peace, the Environment, Civil Rights and Social Justice, through the use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs).

  • Greenpeace International Greenpeace is a non-profit organisation, with a presence in 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific. To maintain its independence, Greenpeace does not accept donations from governments or corporations but relies on contributions from individual supporters and foundation grants. As a global organisation, Greenpeace focuses on the the most crucial worldwide threats to our planet's biodiversity and environment.

  • Hippy Shopper Environmentally-sound products tested and reviewed by Adam Vaughan. Great breadth for the ethical consumer.

  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Recognizing the problem of potential global climate change, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 1988.

  • Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research is New Zealand's foremost environmental research organisation specialising in sustainable management of land resources optimising primary production, enhancing biodiversity, increasing the resource efficiency of businesses, and conserving and restoring the natural assets of our communities.

  • Natural Environment Research Council UK (NERC) Funding body for numerous GHG related research projects, including that of the editor.

  • OpenDemocracy Wide-ranging site, including informative articles and discussions on climate change. Offers a spectrum of ideas, from the people who have lived through the events, from those on the ground making a difference, from authors with expert knowledge.

  • Ozone Depletion Very informative and accessible site on ozone depletion and efforts to reduce and reverse it.
  • People and Gateway site providing articles and links to all aspects of sustainability and environmental issues. Includes excellent news articles.

  • Realclimate Excellent climate change science website with discussion and expert responses to key questions in climate science.

  • School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh Information on teaching and research in the geosciences at the University of Edinburgh.

  • Science writer David Bradley's wide ranging science site, including Elemental Discoveries - an online publication featuring regular articles on climate change related science and news.

  • SNIFFER identify and manage environmental research on behalf of our members - the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), Environment and Heritage Service (EHS), the Scottish Executive, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Forestry Commission - and other stakeholders.

  • The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Excellent source of information on all aspects relating to the politics of climate change and the mitigation strategies, like the Kyoto protocol, currently being implemented.

  • UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) helps organisations assess how they might be affected by climate change, so they can prepare for its impact.

  • US Greenhouse Gas Emissions by State. Nice graphics showing greenhouse gas emissions by state in total amounts and per capita.



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