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  • Role Playing - NYC Case Study Featured Case Study Role Playing - NYC Case Study Role Playing - NYC Case Study

    SUMMARY Students will apply a role-playing activity to explore the challenges facing climate change planning in New York City.  Radley Horton, lead climate scientist... More »

  • Unit: Geoengineering Featured Teaching Unit Unit: Geoengineering Unit: Geoengineering

    SUMMARY There is much unknown about the ramifications of large-scale deployment of geoengineering technologies.  Are they merely short-term fixes?  What are the... More »

  • HOW SUCCESS WORKS: Marine Sanctuary -... Featured Case Study HOW SUCCESS WORKS: Marine Sanctuary -... HOW SUCCESS WORKS: Marine Sanctuary -...

    SUMMARY The lesson plan provides a full menu for use from primary school to high school. Depending on the grade level and the unit of study that provides the context for a... More »

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Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations Last Updated on 2014-12-19 14:37:09 Amid growing evidence that climate change is having wide-ranging global impacts that will worsen in the years ahead, Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations, ranks the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on what they are saying and doing to respond to escalating climate risks. The report found strong leadership among fewer than a dozen companies but generally poor responses among the vast majority. Click here to read more  More »
Climate Change: How Do We Know? - NSF Last Updated on 2014-12-19 14:34:19 The series of short videos produced by NSF aims to clarify the concept of climate change.   The videos answer a series of questions in an informative and entertaining way: How do we know that climate is changing?  Are changes the recent trend or has been a part of the system time immortal? If climate change before, why are we concernedd now?  Each video addresses one of these questions. Students will learn why we need to study the climate change. Students will have idea abaout how the earth is warming, especially recent trends and the anamoly that is associated with present day warming. Students can learn about the role of carbon dioxide and other gases in relation to warming. Each of these videos can be viewed by clicking on the play button. If you click on the video image it will fill the screen. Why study climate change? >     How do... More »
Don't Just Sit There - Do Something! Fuel Efficiency Last Updated on 2014-12-19 14:33:25   In these short videos, you will hear the latest news on all aspects of the climate crisis, explained simply, piece by piece --- and find out how to do something about it.   What's happening to the global climate is real, and is a serious problem. Climate change doesn't care if you're a Democrat, Independent, or Republican. It doesn't care if you're gay or straight. It doesn't care if you're black, yellow, brown, purple, or red, white, and blue. It's affecting everyone, everywhere, and it's time that you heard the full story and got some tools to fix the problem.   Working together we can make the difference. So don't just sit there - do something!   Please check out our website at for the very latest, as we do not always update CAMEL listings... More »
Cape Cod Mystery: A Surge of Stranded Turtles Last Updated on 2014-12-19 14:21:36 WELLFLEET, Mass. — For as long as anyone knows, young sea turtles have ventured up the East Coast, leaving warm seas to feed on crabs and other prey. And some of them have lingered too long in northern waters and been stunned when the season turns cold. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE More »
Antarctica Warming Last Updated on 2014-12-19 14:16:23   To visually show the impact of climate change in Anarctica today.   View Antarctica SlideShow>>>>>>> View Individual Photos: Larsen B Ice Shelf Breakup Over a 35-day period in early 2002, Antarctica's Larsen B ice shelf lost a total of about 1,255 square miles, one of the largest shelf retreats ever recorded. This image, captured by NASA's MODIS satellite sensor on February 23, shows the shelf mid-disintegration, spewing a cloud of icebergs adrift in the Weddell Sea. In December 2007, a team of National Geographic explorers will begin a five-week expedition across the continent's Larsen ice shelf to study how global warming is changing the topography of Antarctica. AntarticaWarming2.jpg Glacier Advance A stark white lobe of a glacier advances across... More »