Climate Change (old guide)

Provides resources on climate change and global warming from the perspective of the disciplines of science, social science and humanities.

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Getting started on climate change research


Climate change is an extraordinarily complex issue, affecting all aspects of human life and every academic discipline. This guide provides resources for understanding and researching climate change.

Below are resources for getting started on climate change research.  Use the menu to the left to find discipline-specific resources, and specific aspects of the climate change conversation.

Learn the basics of climate change from trusted sources

Two people measuring holes in an ice field.

Going deeper: climate change research

Streaming videos and DVDs

Neil DeGrasse Tyson reveals the causes of man-made Climate Change in a simple way through Carl Sagan, easy to follow explanations, and stunning visual models. (2014, 4 minutes)


Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaking at TEDx Stockholm (2018, 11 minutes)

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Contact librarian Roberta Richards with questions, updates or corrections to this guide.
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