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Useful resources

Read the latest evidence about how and why our global climate is changing from some of the world’s leading science organisations:

  • The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change provides the most comprehensive summaries of the latest research on climate science and the impacts of climate change.
  • The UK Royal Society and the US National Academy of Sciences are fellowships of the world’s most eminent scientists. Together they published a joint statement on the science of climate change.
  • The Geological Society has published a document setting out the evidence for and risks of climate change from a geological perspective.
  • The American Institute of Physics hosts a detailed history of global warming.
  • The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda.
  • NASA provides the public with accurate and timely news and information about Earth’s changing climate.
  • The Met Office produces the UK Climate Projections. These are the most up-to-date assessment of how the climate of the UK may change over the 21st century.
  • The UK Climate Risk website hosts all of the outputs for the Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence Report, from technical chapters through to the research projects through to summaries of the advice.

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