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Climate Change

Published December 14, 2009  Submitted by:  Sharla

This research guide has been created to aid those in search of answers to the ongoing debate over climate change and the threat of global warming.There exist varying opinions on the subject of climate change, but they inescapably fall into two categories, either global warming poses a serious threat to the inhabitants of the earth, or it does not. This research guide should help ease your navigation through masses of information on the subject matter; it will allow you to search credible resources, and argue your position from a knowledgeable standpoint.

Books and Multimedia
 
Many books and DVDs about global warming can be found in COOLcat, the Springfield-Greene County Libraries' online catalog, under the Subject headings of Global Warming or Climatic Changes.
 
Notable books and DVDs about Climate Change

Websites

Blogs

Climate Change Organizations
 
UNFCCC: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
IPCC: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development
UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme
 
Keywords/Phrases/Subject Headings
 
Highly Relevant
 
  • May be subdivided using DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; EFFECT OF HUMAN BEINGS ON; ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS; FORECASTING; GOVERNMENT POLICY; HISTORY; INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; RESEARCH, etc.
  • May be subdivided geographically, e.g., CLIMATIC CHANGES--ANTARCTICA
  • See also as subdivision CLIMATIC FACTORS, e.g., BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY--CLIMATIC FACTORS
  • See also as subdivision EFFECT OF GLOBAL WARMING ON, e.g., PLANTS--EFFECT OF GLOBAL WARMING ON
Relevant
 
ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
CARBON CYCLE (BIOGEOCHEMISTRY)
CLIMATOLOGY
GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES
GLOBAL TEMPERATURE CHANGES
GREENHOUSE EFFECT, ATMOSPHERIC
GREENHOUSES GASES
 
Related
 
AIR POLLUTION
BIOCLIMATOLOGY
CARBON DIOXIDE MITIGATION
CARBON DIOXIDE SINKS
CARBON SEQUESTRATION
CROPS AND CLIMATE
DESERTIFICATION
DROUGHTS
EMISSIONS TRADING
GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION
MEDICAL CLIMATOLOGY
METEOROLOGY
NATURE--EFFECT OF HUMAN BEINGS ON
OZONE LAYER DEPLETION
PALEOCLIMATOLOGY
PLANTS, EFFECT OF GLOBAL WARMING ON
SOIL SALINIZATION
VEGETATION AND CLIMATE
WEATHER
 
Subscription Databases
 
Professional journals and popular science magazines as well as reference books online can be searched in the science research databases purchased for you by the Springfield-Greene County Library.  A valid Library card is required to access these databases from outside the Library.
 
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