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1. NASA     http://climate.nasa.gov/

2. Classroom materials from NOAA   http://climate.gov/teaching/resources

3. http://wxshift.com/climate-change/climate-indicators/ocean-acidification

4. https://toolkit.climate.gov/tools/climate-explorer


good video series for kids  several around 2 mins each


New video by local Lois Robin  "The Dirt on Climate Change" 40 mins  ClimateChangeHitsHome.com


1.Great for high school students or anyone 2 excellent short videos

 The Story of Climate Change (April 2017)   13 min,  The Solutions to Climate Change (April 2017) 8 min

 Starring  Bill McKibben, James HansenMustafa Ali, Kathrine Hayhoe, Maggie Gyllenhaal


2.Real News  a) Defending Climate in the Age of Trump  - 20 min video - mar 25, 2017

                     b) Climate catastrophe is here - 12 min video with Michael Mann - mar 25, 2017


3. Global Weirding with Katherine Hayhoe A series of short animated pieces suitable for many audiences

Episode 1 , 2 mins- Welcome to Global Weirding - OK for elementary students 

Episode 2 and on - good for middle school and public

Episode 2 , 6 mins- Just how long have we known .........Background Science 

Episode 3 ,  6 mins- How do we know it' real - too much politics for youngsters

Episode 4 ,  5 mins- Texans don't care?........

Episode 5 ,  6 mins- CC only affect Polar Bears?....

Episode 6 ,  6 mins- Extreme Weather isn't new?

Episode 7 ,  6:30    - Religion and CC?

Episode 8 ,  6 mins - The Bible doesn't .... CC ?

Episode 9 ,  7:40    - If I just explain the facts......

Episode 10, 7:30    - I'm just one person........

Episode 11, 8 mins - It's too late right? 


Older Videos/Movies

1. Joe Jordan TED Solar talk  www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1y2wll2Ve8   

2. Leonardo  de Caprio – new videos     http://www.greenworldrising.org/  

3. Short videos for general public and students   natureisspeaking.org/  Julia Roberts is especially good

4. 10 min video for deniers  

5. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/climate-of-doubt/  like Merchants of Doubt 53 min

6. 5 min video on "Cradle-to-Cradle" manufacturing  http://youtu.be/QMsF1P-_vWc

7. This is Not Cool  -  5- 7 min videos with the latest bad news about melting ice

     a) Higher sea level rise projections https://youtu.be/RaD3ax2j3Ks  

     b) Meltwater pulse 2B  https://youtu.be/71l9lzLsBRc - West Antarctica

     c) Trouble at Totten Glacier  https://youtu.be/0pDB_C-jwkU - East Antarctica

     d) Antarctic Sea Ice   https://youtu.be/MPnj9eR7t0g

     e) Arctic/Antarctic Ice update https://youtu.be/MPnj9eR7t0g

      f) 2019 video about weird weather in the midwest   https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=224&v=C8hhwhcbkMc



8. Great short video  https://youtu.be/cfhsG81PF70   about loving the natural world

9. Climate scientist and Evangelist    Ted Talk  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtrYNGs9oRM

10.  What's really warming the world?  simple graphical be-bunking of denier myths

11.  short video by Desmond Tutu on the importance of Divestment

12.  Great youtube series  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSu3TSwGdJU

13.  Arctic/Antarctic Ice Update  new video

14. The Soil Story - Excellent short video on regenerative agriculture.  Subtitles in spanish 

15. Fracking and Oil Effects on Health  - great early 2016 presentations about California- lengthy but lots of info

16. Great TED talk by AL Gore - Feb 2016 - inspiring

17. 2016 350.org movie Disobedience

18. Great new short graphic showing temperature rise

19. Excellent local movie about Santa Cruz area effects of climate change. Includes apple growers, ocean scientists, water experts and more   CLIMATE HITS HOME - Santa Cruz

20. Short Student video about California drought

21. Excellent link - Co2 data diff time scales Nov 16 2016

 https://scripps.ucsd.edu/programs/keelingcurve/  You can click to see the data on scales from one week to 10,000 years



1. Citizens Climate Lobby http://citizensclimatelobby.org/carbon-fee-and-dividend/

2. 350.org   http://350.org/    - Santa Cruz see    scruz.climact.pbworks.com

3. The Climate Mobilization - plan to switch to renewables at WW2 pace - includes Pledge


Excellent Resource and highly recommended Cabrillo class

1. Rick Nolthenius: The Science and Politics of Climate www.cabrillo.edu/~rnolthenius/climate/index.html

2. Rick Nolthenius: Astro 7 "Planetary Climate Science" course at Cabrillo College, syllabus

3. Climate Science Update

Pioneering interdisciplinary work linking climate, civilization, energy consumption, and global wealth by cloud physicist Tim Garrett, identifying  important constraints on how these collectively evolve. These links will get the reader started...
YouTube lecture                           PowerPoint link

Paper:  "No Way Out? The Double Bind in Seeking Global Prosperity Alongside Mitigated Climate Change"   


Local Government

1. City of Santa Cruz – Climate Action Plan 

2.Sept 2015 presentation at 350 meeting. Click here to download powerpoint 


Miscellaneous websites

1. Ocean acidification  http://climateinterpreter.org/resource/ocean-acidification-alliance-climate-education

2. About feedback effects  

3. Read this before talking to religious groups

4. IPCC Climate blog on current research/answer public's questions: Realclimate.org

5. US gov. site about adaptation  http://toolkit.climate.gov

6. Climate scientist and Evangelist  http://katharinehayhoe.com/        Ted Talk  

7. Comprehensive site http://www.climateaccess.org/

8. Pope Encyclical full text This is HUGE - download will be SLOW!!!!

9. Food energy and water details from Cowspiracy


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