Global Warming

Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect El Niņo and La Niņa Southern Oscillation Index

Other Climatic Changes


Climate Change: Solutions for Australia - from Australia Climate Group and Insurance Australia Group

Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect
Australian Resources

El Nino: The Season of Sacrifice - an ABC New Feature from Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Climate Change Fact Sheets - from Australian Greenhouse Office, titles include Changing for the future, Global warming - cool it, The Heat is on

Greenhouse? What's that? - Fact Sheets from the Australian Greenhouse Office

Understanding Greenhouse Science - FAQs from the Australian Government Greenhouse Office

AGO Pictorial Database - images from the Australian Government Greenhouse Office, including graphs of temperatures over last 140 years

Carbon Conundrum - a feature from The Lab, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Worldwide Resources

Climate Change - from US Environmental Protection Agency

Global Warming Kid's Site - from US Environmental Protection Agency

Global Warming: Early Warning signs

Climate Change - from United Nations Environment Programme

Global Warming - from The Why Files

Climate Change - a hot topic from New Scientist

Global Warming - National Environment Defence Council, USA

Warming to Cause Catastrophic Rise in Sea Level? - from National Geographic Magazine, also What are the Signs? What are the consequences and What are the remedies?

NASA Satellites Reveal Warming Trend - from Earth Observatory, NASA

Satellites Acts as Thermometers in Space, Show Earth has a Fever - from Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

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Classroom Activities

The Petition: A Global Warming Case Study - from Case Study Teaching in Science, University of Buffalo, also Case Teaching Notes

Getting Warmer - from Association for Science Education, UK, activity which gets pupils to look at some of the recent events and the observations scientists have been making.

Evidence Against

Global Warming Petition Project - from Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine

Greenhouse Sceptics and the Assault on Science - from Arena Magazine

GOP disputes global-warming cause - an article in the Washington Post

Global Warming: The Origin and Nature of the Alleged Scientific Consensus - an article by a professor of meteorology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Still Waiting for Greenhouse - web site created by John Daly

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El Niņo and La Niņa

Climate Variability and El Niņo - from Bureau of Meteorology

Rainfall in El Niņo Years - from Bureau of Meteorology

Australian rainfall patterns during El Niņo and La Niņa events - includes rainfall distribution map, from Bureau of Meteorology

El Niņo: Web Pages - from the Bureau of Meteorology

El Niņo and La Niņa - a page of useful links from Trinity College, WA

Rainfall in El Niņo years - includes description of Southern Oscillation Index, from Bureau of Meteorology

What is the El-Niņo Southern Oscillation? - from Still Waiting for Greenhouse web site

The Long Paddock - from the Queensland Government

El-Niņo Theme Page - from National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration

La Niņa

What is La Niņa? - ABC web page

What is La Niņa? - from National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration

Definition - from Bureau of Meteorology

Student Activities

Animations of La Niņa and El Niņo - from NOAA Climate Diagnostic Center

What are El Niņo and La Niņa? - a ThinkQuest activity

Global Warming: Teacher's Notes - from Global Warming Web Site from UK

Global Change and Environmental Education Resources - from US Global Change Research Information Office, multidisciplinary and international collection of resources selected for their relevance to global change and environmental education

Finding about global warning and climate change - from UK Rivers Network

Getting into hot water: global warming and rising sea levels - from NOVA, Australian Academy of Science

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Southern Oscillation Index

Southern Oscillation Index graph and archives - from Bureau of Meteorology

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Other Climatic Changes

Seasonal Climate Outlook - includes Southern Oscillation Index and Sea Surface Temperature, from The Long Paddock, Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, Queensland

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