A digest of interesting news about climate change from around the world, compiled by us.
Annual Greenhouse Gas Index Spring 2019
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (USA) Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI) (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory) From their Introduction: "The AGGI is a measure of the climate-warming influence of long-lived trace gases and how that influence has changed since the onset of the industrial revolution. The index was designed to enhance the connection between scientists and society by providing a normalized standard that can be easily understood and followed."
Story-Crafting and Writing Toolkit for High School Students
Personal Narratives on Climate Change ..."our first writing campaign for high school students ... which covers everything from stages of story-crafting to tips on getting published."
National Geographic Education Resource library
Climate Change Educational Resources for Grades (US) 1 to 12, from the National Geographic Society, USA. Text articles - written to different vocabulary levels for different grades, Images and Video, Links to other websites and Information on 'User Permissions'.
Climate crisis demands more government action as emissions rise
Mid-year update: The Climate Action Tracker has updated its assessments of 24 of the 32 countries it rates (June 2019). "governments must take bold action to address the rise in greenhouse gas emissions, but most of them are not" Report can be downloaded from link near top of page on the site. (And, its remarks about Australia are very unflattering.) Download >>