Climate Change Science and Research
Cornell Climate Change Research: This is a one-stop guide to climate change research, extension and outreach, and other programs at Cornell University. (http://climatechange.cornell.edu/research/)
Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future: A Cornell institution that is working toward a future where the world's needs for reliable energy, a resilient environment, and responsible economic development can grow, not as competing demands, but as complementary spokes on the wheel of prosperity. (http://www.acsf.cornell.edu/)
Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture (Climateinstitute.CALS.cornell.edu): A focal point to facilitate research, education, and outreach to help farmers become more resilient to extreme weather and climate variability and reduce their impact on climate change.
NOAA Climate.gov: A website that provides science and information for a climate-smart nation and a source of timely and authoritative scientific data and information about climate. (http://www.climate.gov/)
The National Climate Assessment: A team of more than 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. (http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC.ch): HDownload AR5—a clear and up-to-date summary of the current scientific knowledge relevant to climate change.
How you can help!
Project Budburst: A network of people across the United States who monitor plants as the seasons change. (http://budburst.org/)
The Million Pollinator Garden Challenge: A campaign to register a million public and private gardens and landscapes to support pollinators. (http://millionpollinatorgardens.org)
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (www.ccetompkins.org/environment/climate-change): This page provides links to climate change and gardening resources.
“The New American Landscape: Leading Voices on the Future of Sustainable Gardening,” Edited by Thomas Christopher.
“The Climate Conscious Gardener,” Brooklyn Botanic Garden Guides for a Greener Planet.
Click here to read the article, "Advice to Gardeners from a Climate Change Expert" in Verdant Views, the magazine of Cornell Plantations.