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Climate change:
useful links

This page contains links to websites from Governments, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, businesses, media and other groups from around the world to help you research issues related to global commons. We have compiled these links from our own review of the vast amount of information available on the Internet to help you to find the most relevant sources for your research. Our Planet magazine does not, however, endorse the viewpoints of any of the groups to which we link, and we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information posted on these sites. Rather, we hope to provide you with a broad range of opinions and perspectives.



www.unep.org

Climate change website
www.unep.org/climatechange/
This is UNEPís homepage for climate change, one of our six priority areas. It has a depth of information on UNEPís Climate Change Programme, and relevant science, policy, publications, campaigns, news and events.

Unite to Combat Climate Change
www.unep.org/unite/
This is the website of the United Nations campaign to encourage civil society and communities around the world to unite and act now to combat climate change.

UN-REDD
www.un-redd.org/
REDD - reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries - investigates creating financial value for the carbon stored in forests, offering incentives for developing countries to reduce emissions from forested lands.

UNEP-Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development
http://uneprisoe.org/
UNEP-Risoe supports UNEP in its aims to incorporate environmental and development aspects into energy planning and policy worldwide.

Energy website
www.unep.org/themes/energy/?page=home
Information on UNEPís key activities to address environmental consequences of energy production and use at the global and regional levels.

 


Action

Unite for Climate
http://uniteforclimate.org/
Unite for Climate is an entry point into the world of youth action on climate change. Find out how young people are responding to climate change, learn about their experiences, and join campaigns from around the world.

Time for Climate Justice
www.tcktcktck.org
This website was launched by a formidable coalition of non-governmental organizations calling themselves the Global Campaign for Climate Action.

You Control Climate Change
www.climatechange.eu.com
The European Commissionís website provides information about climate change in 21 languages, including tips on how individuals can help bring it under control.

www.climateworks.org/CostsOfDelay
www.cleancookstoves.org
www.projectsurya.org


Climate change websites across the UN

Gateway to the UN systemís Work on Climate Change
www.un.org/wcm/content/site/climatechange/gateway
This website links to extensive information about the UN and climate change. It also links to the many UN partners on climate change.

The World Tourism Organization
www.unwto.org/climate/index.php
A climate change and tourism site of this specialized UN agency.

UNFCCC - The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
www.unfccc.int
The UNFCCC is an international treaty about potential action to reduce global warming and to cope with temperature increases. The Kyoto Protocol is an addition to this treaty. The website contains numerous resources - for beginners or experts - relating to climate change and the UNFCC.

IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
www.ipcc.ch/
The IPCC is the leading body for the assessment of climate change. It provides the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic consequences.

WMO - The World Meteorological Organization
www.wmo.int/pages/about/index_en.html
The WMO is the UN systemís authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earthís atmosphere.

 

 

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