|U.S. Global Change Research Information Office (GCRIO) provides access to data and information on climate change research, adaptation/mitigation strategies and technologies, and global change-related educational resources on behalf of the various US Federal Agencies that are involved in the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP).|
|Columbia Climate Center was formed by the Earth Institute to meet the climate challenge by integrating and building upon the many climate-related activities and research efforts conducted throughout Columbia University.|
|Center for Climate Systems Research is a unit of Columbia University's Earth Institute and was established for the purpose of enhancing the program of interdisciplinary Earth and Climate systems research both at Columbia and the NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies.|
|Center for Research on Environmental Decisions is an interdisciplinary center that studies individual and group decision making under climate uncertainty and decision making in the face of environmental risk. CRED's objectives address the human responses to climate change and climate variability as well as improved communication and increased use of scientific information on climate variability and change. Columbia University.|
|International Research Institute for Climate and Society- a science-based approach to enhance society's ability to understand, anticipate and manage climate risk in order to improve human welfare. Columbia University.|
|Center for International Climate and Environmental Research. CICERO is an independent research center associated with the University of Oslo. CICERO conducts research on and provides information and expert advice about national and international issues related to climate change and climate policy.|
|Berkeley Lab. Climate Change and Carbon Management program conducts research to increase the scientific foundation for climate change prediction, impact assessment, and mitigation. In addition, program research on biogeochemical cycles and climate also addresses other pressing issues under the purview of DOE and other public agencies, such as stewardship of water resources and the environmental effects of energy use and land use.|
|Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy. Applied sustainability research. Germany.|
|Stephen H. Schneider, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Stanford. Excellent Climate change Information. Extensive list of references.|
|MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change was founded in 1991 as an interdisciplinary organization that conducts research, independent policy analysis, and public communication on issues of global environmental change. It is not a degree-granting entity.|
|Cooperative Institute for Climate Science- a research collaboration between Princeton University and the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Research activities at the Princeton institute focus primarily on understanding climate variability and change, but the institute also assists with coastal and ocean resource projects as well as weather relatedprograms.|
|National Center for Atmospheric Research sponsored by The National Science Foundation. Topics in Climate Research, Climates of the Past, How do we know Earth is warming?, Climate of the future, Understanding Regional Effects of a Shifting Climate, El Nino's Effects and Drought and wildfires.|
|World Meteorological Organization's World Weather Research Programme advances society's ability to cope with high impact weather through research focused on improving the accuracy, lead time and utilization of weather prediction. The WWRP includes working groups, experts teams and the THORPEX programme.|
|Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is determined to set and lead an ambitious agenda for future ocean research to benefit society. One of their four Ocean Institutes; the Ocean and Climate Change Institute- advances the knowledge of “How the Ocean works in the Earth’s Changing Climate System”.|
|Met Office Hadley Centre is a leading international (UK) research center looking into what could happen under climate change, and the impacts on current and future generations.|
|Forum on Physics and Society (an un-peer-reviewed
newsletter published by the American Physical Society)
"Climate Sensitivity Reconsidered" By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley. July 2008.
|Real Climate Scientists respond to above report.|
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