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.



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



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 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.






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


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




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.



A report that provides guidance on implementing effective carbon pricing communications strategies to stakeholders and the general public.


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



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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