Resources for Educators

Climate Change News Sources

 

Inside climate news

A Pulitzer Prize-winning, non-profit, non-partisan news organization dedicated to covering climate change, energy and the environment.

 

CLIMATE NEXUS

is a strategic communications group dedicated to highlighting the impacts of climate change and clean energy solutions in the United States.

 

SCIENCE DAILY

Climate change and climate prediction. Read science articles on regional climates and global climate shifts. Updated daily.

 

IPCC Report

An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty.

 

CLIMATE HOME NEWS

Climate change news, analysis, commentary, video and podcasts focused on developments in global climate politics

 

U.S. Climate Report

The Fourth National Climate Assessment is the work of 13 Federal Agencies and required by law. The first part of the report came out earlier this year and focuses more on the science. This part describes more of the economic, environmental, and societal effects of climate change.

 

CLIMATE SCIENCE, SIMPLIFIED

 

CARBON PRICING

 

The Union of Concerned Scientists: Carbon Pricing 101

 
 

EarthFixMedia (3.5 minute video): Carbon Pricing, Explained With Chicken

 
 

World Resources Institute: A Handbook for U.S. Policy Makers

 
 
 

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions: Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 115th Congress

 
 
 

Carbon Pricing Leadership (11 minute video): What is Carbon Pricing?

 
 
 

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions: Options and Considerations for a Federal Carbon Tax

 

CLIMATE CHANGE COMMUNICATION

 

The YEARS Project is a global storytelling and education effort to inform, empower, and unite the world in the face of climate change.

 

Climate Advocacy Lab

Helping climate and clean energy advocates run smarter public engagement campaigns.

 
 

Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

We conduct scientific research on public climate change knowledge, attitudes, policy preferences, and behavior, and the underlying psychological, cultural, and political factors that influence them.

 

Climate Stories Project: Often, we discuss climate change only from the impersonal perspective of science or the contentious realm of politics. Climate Stories Project gives a voice to the emotional and personal impacts that climate change is having on our lives.

 

Columbia’s Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED): The Psychology of Climate Communication

 

OTHER

Beyond Doom and Gloom: Climate Solutions Created in partnership with the Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability (DANS), this initiative aims to empower students, educators, and the public to advocate for climate solutions.

Will Steger Foundation: Citizen Climate Lesson Plans - includes basics of climate change, carbon tax, cap and trade, international agreements, and more

 

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