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What’s the difference between weather and climate?
Though they are closely related, weather and climate aren’t the same thing. The National Centers for Environmental Information break down the basics in this explainer.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change, offers frequent assessments on climate change, its implications and future risks.
The Drawdown Review
Which technologies and practices do we need to implement to keep greenhouse gases out of our atmosphere and stop global warming? Project Drawdown identifies the most viable global climate solutions and shares these findings with the world.
En-ROADS Climate Change Solutions Simulator
En-ROADS is a transparent, freely-available simulation model that gives everyone the chance to design their own scenarios to limit future global warming. Try your own experiments and get immediate feedback on the likely impacts.
Why we need to face our future with optimism
As climate change transforms the planet before our eyes, we’ll need vision, commitment and optimism to create a healthier, more equitable world in the years ahead, say coauthors and hosts of the weekly podcast Outrage + Optimism, Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac.
15 essential reads for the climate crisis
Scientists Ayana Johnson and Katharine Wilkinson have read widely and deeply about the climate crisis. They put together this eclectic list of must-read books, essays, a newsletter, an archival scientific paper and even legislation.