Most Recent Resources

  • Drawdown Learn is a broad initiative to encourage education and learning about climate solutions based on Project Drawdown’s research, analysis, and insights. Through our programs and partnerships, we are helping educators and students of all ages to...
  • An image of food at a grocery story
    Monica McBride, who manages the World Wildlife Fund’s portfolio of food waste projects, spoke to the NNOCCI network about how food waste contributes to climate change. Monica introduced WWF’s work to us---how the organization uses science...
  • Ocean Awareness Contest
    Bow Seat's annual Ocean Awareness Contest educates youth about climate change, uplifts youth voices for ocean conservation, and inspires hope and action through art, creative media, and storytelling.  2020 Theme - Climate Hope: Transforming...
  • NOVA has created a free interactive lesson on PBS LearningMedia, Choosing Earth’s Climate Future, that can be completed in approximately two 45-minute class periods. A great resource for classroom educators.  "Using video excerpts from NOVA...
  • Check out this web-based platform that helps citizens in the city of St. Peters, MO to turn their individual sustainability actions into collective action by joining with other users to form teams and tracking collective progress toward city-wide...
  • Extreme weather events often spark conversations about climate change.  Terms like Snowmageddon, Polar Vortex, Weather Bomb, Derecho, Firenado, Storm of the Century drive the public to ask,  “What is going on with our weather” ? It’s important...
  •   Hi all, this infographic was developed by some of my colleagues at Bodega Marine Lab for the State of California, and represents a recent summary of the latest research on ocean acidification impacts to important species in California, from crab...
  • This award-winning six-part multimedia series by Claire Schoen Media documents the impacts of sea level rise and climate change-related flooding events in the San Francisco Bay area through the eyes of stakeholders in effected communities.  ...
  • We need to get more people talking about climate change so that our solutions are more inclusive and work for everyone.  We know that a majority of the country is concerned about climate change, and think that it's happening now, but they are scared...
  • Hi all Dungeness crab are an abundant and valuable species throughout national marine sanctuaries along the West Coast of the United States. NOAA research shows that crabs in their early larval stages are vulnerable to low pH seawater.  West...
  • Some folks in this group might be interested in this new (free) resource from Cornell on communicating climate change as educators (if you haven't already seen it).   http://www.cornellopen.org/9781501730795/communicating-climate-change/
  • Finally, Global Weirding is a YouTube channel featuring Dr. Katharine Hayhoe. In this space, she talks about climate issues through various lenses from the Arctic to developing countries and geoengineering to natural cycles. Dr. Hayhoe uses solid...
  • A great video to give you a good picture of what climate is, how climate has changed over time, and how humans are currently disrupting climate is the History of Climate on Earth. This 11-minute SciShow video narrated by Hank Green a cheeky view...
  • If you want the most up-to-date picture of what is happening in climate science, check out Climate Science: What's New? My OneNOAA Science Seminar – 07/2018. In this 45-minute video, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe reviews the latest science in a...
  • The Real Climate website has been continually updated since 2007 with the latest climate research and climate communication materials. It is laid out in sections starting for “Complete Beginners”, “Those with Some Knowledge”, “Informed, but in...
  • The Smithsonian Making Sense of Climate Change Page has reference articles and multimedia as well as a six-part video series that walks through climate from what climate is, to how humans interact with climate, to how climate has changed over time,...
  • The 2014 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Summary for Policymakers is an overview of the entire 2014 IPCC research document produced by over 10,000 scientists from around the world. The summary is written in plain language, has...
  • While the most succesful climate change communications focus on fossil fuel emissions when drawing connections between climate changes causes and solutions, efforts to reduce emissions of other types of heat-trapping gasses can still yeild useful...
  • The poster from the September 2016 issue of National Geographic is still one of the best visualizations I've seen of climate change impacts to aquatic ecosystems along the Pacific coast. It's beautifully illustrated and features lots of great...
  • Advocates can make progress on polarized issues by finding new ways into engaging people in different perspectives, rather than trying to knock down the front door with a barrage of facts.

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