Global Climate Change Briefing Book

Congressional Research Service, National Council for Science and the Environment

This website presents general resources and legislative issues related to global climate change. The site includes greenhouse gas sources, trends and effects on the environment, the text of the Kyoto Protocol, and a glossary with acronyms. Other topics such as legal, economic and energy issues are also covered, and links to the latest updates on climate change from the White House and the National Academy of Sciences are found here.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Public policy , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Impacts of climate change, Public policy, Environmental Science:Policy:US National Policy, Environmental Economics
Resource Type: Policy Resources, Scientific Resources:Collection
Climate Literacy Principles: Human Activities and Change:Human Activities, Complex Interactions:Greenhouse Gases, Sun Drives Earth System:Greenhouse Effect, UV, Infrared
Environmental Policy: Environmental Economics, US National Policy
Topics: Climate