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Reliable sources of information on climate change

The following sites and references have been selected as sources of reliable information on human-created climate change and related topics.  

In a 'fake news', 'post-truth' world it's important to have information which is backed by scientific expertise and thorough research.  

Our thanks to Dr Mark Brandon, Reader in Polar Oceanography and Visiting Fellow, Dr Peter Skelton both in the School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences at the Open Univeristy, and to Hilarie Bowman and Michael Sheppard for providing these sources.  

If you have comments or other sources of reliable information, please contact info@mk.greenparty.org.uk.


Hurricane Sandy
Covering climate science and climate & energy policy.  
Specialising in clear, data-driven articles to improve the understanding of climate change.


RealClimate graphic
Climate science from climate scientists...


Science, Politics, Life, the Universe, and Everything ... The Sea Level site of the University of Colorado has an interesting graph which shows quite ...


Examines the science and arguments of global warming skepticism. Common objections like 'global warming is caused by the sun', 'temperature has changed naturally in ...


The UN Paris Agreement on climate change aims to ensure increases in global temperature are less than 2°C above ‘pre-industrial’ levels, with an aspirational 1.5 ...


The sea ice around Antarctic is currently still at an historic low. As usual it is good to look at a geographic perspective on the sea ice distribution.



This site provides a critical appraisal of issues in the move to a low-carbon economy.
He has a weekly newsletter on 'cleantech' around the world and his blog has articles countering Matt Ridley's articles in the Times.  
Chris has also written "The Switch", an optimistic book that expects the USA to embrace renewables as a financial no-brainer very soon.  Just what's needed! 



"State of The Transition: Fossil Fuel Diehards Take Over The White House".  The evidence of a fast-moving global energy transition has never been clearer.
Jeremy has written a downloadable book called "The Winning of the Carbon War".  
Following developments for 18 months before the Paris talks and its aftermath, he looks at a financial and global behind-the-scenes activities. (December 2016)


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