Environment Climate Change in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Environment Climate Change

BBC: Climate Change

Offers background information on the evidence for climate change and various policies to deal with it, plus an interactive game raising the issues.

Cape Farewell

An international multidisciplinary project bringing artists, scientists and communicators together to produce work on a human scale that communicates the urgency of the global climate challenge. With a guide to their projects, exhibitions and events, and participant profiles. http://www.facebook.com/capefarewell capefarewell

Climate Change

A collection of resources and news from the Royal Society, covering the science of climate change, and policies at global, EU and UK level.


A collaborative insurance industry initiative work to respond to the risks and opportunities of climate change. Includes resources, publications, news, and contacts.

Climatic Research Unit

Institution based at the University of East Anglia, focusing on the study of natural and anthropogenic climate change. Features news and full details of completed research.

Committee on Climate Change (CCC)

An independent body established to advise the UK Government on setting carbon budgets, and report on progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Includes news, reports, and background materials. theCCCuk http://www.linkedin.com/company/committee-on-climate-change?trk=hb_tab_compy_id_1314616

Contraction and Convergence (C&C)

The Global Commons Institute [GCI] provides an extensive library of resources, briefings, and news about climate change; also includes information about campaigns and political support.

Crispin Tickell

Maintains an archive of the writings of Crispin Tickell, British diplomat, environmentalist, and academic, known for his works on climate change.

Department of Energy and Climate Change

Examines the work of this government department in the development of climate change policy and strategy. Includes information about their role, activities, and publications.

The ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP)

Brings together some of the world’s leading researchers on climate change economics and policy, from many different disciplines.

FCRN - The Food Climate Research Network

Based at the University of Surrey and dedicated to increasing understanding of how the food system contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and how to reduce them; with information about research projects, resource library, and contacts.

Holyrood 350

Campaigners in Scotland working to reduce their communities' carbon footprint, and for the Scottish Government at Holyrood to take immediate action to stop accelerating climate change.

My 2050

Online simulation from the Department of Energy and Climate Change which aims to engage people in the debate over how to cut emmissions by 80% by the year 2050.

National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS)

One of the Natural Environment Research Council's (NERC) research centres, distributed across several universities; carries out and supports research into climate change, weather processes, and atmospheric composition including air quality.

National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO)

A nationwide network of scientists and institutions using data from Earth observation satellites to monitor global and regional changes in the environment; includes details of current research, publications and meetings, training resources, and links.

Prevent Climate Change

Offering simple articles about ways to help prevent climate change.

Prince's Mayday Network

Collaboration of businesses working together to take action on climate change. Features extensive step by step advice for businesses wanting to take part.

The Prince's Rainforests Project (PRP)

Established by the Prince of Wales to encourage rainforest nations to slow their deforestation rates, and raise awareness of the link between rainforests and climate change. Includes resources and background materials, and how to get involved.

Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS)

A large research and teaching group focused on carbon capture and storage technology and geology; includes resources for the public, with details of projects, publications, and contacts.

Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change

Contains the full text and summaries of Sir Nicholas Stern's report to the UK Government on the economics of climate change and development, along with supporting resources.

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

Conducts research to explore and develop new and sustainable responses to climate change. Includes details of the different research strands and profiles some of the staff involved.

UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP)

Works with the public, private and voluntary sectors to assess the impact of a changing climate, and help organisations to adapt. Provides an overview of their activities and main themes, with projections, data, and news analysis.

Walker Institute for Climate Change

Established at Reading University in order to lead climate change research and train the next generation of climate scientists.

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