Exploring the Future
By exploring the dynamic interactions of systems we open a portal into future potentials. Understanding these connections allows us to see the connections between our history, the moment, and our future.
The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Board on Atmospheric Science and Climate Present:
Climate Change – Lines of Evidence
The Greenhouse Effect
The History of Climate Science
The Natural Cycle
Arctic Ice Melt
- The Leading Edge Reports
- Global Warming Science
- Global Warming Myths
- Global Warming Images & Animations
THE LEADING EDGE
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The purpose of this report is to provide, for a broad range of audiences, an update of the newest understanding of climate change caused by human activities, the social and environmental implications of this change, and the options available for society to respond to the challenges posed by climate change.
Global Security Combined Assessment: This summary addresses global security implications surrounding likely warming in the event that political will remains stymied by a general lack of understanding of the scientific understanding and confidence levels in the evidence of human caused global warming. It is considerate of implications including the magnitude of impacts including: economic, resource scarcity, human migration and related issues including energy, healthcare, and associated potentials.
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting OSS Talks: Monday - Effectively Communicating Climate Science (How to Address Related Issues); Friday - Climate Confluence Issues (Energy, Environment, Economics, Security)