(Photo Courtesy of Illawarra Environmental Education Centre)
It is important to know the difference between weather and climate and how we measure and understand long term changes. These resources can aid this understanding.
The Climate System and Weather
Understand Climate Change - Adapt NSW
Our Weather and Climate and Australian Climate Influences – Bureau of Meteorology
How the major climate drivers affect NSW, see Climate Kelpie
An animation of the major climate drivers in NSW, see Climatedogs
Climate Is Always Changing. How Do We Determine the Causes of Observed Changes? A report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC).
International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The Carbon Cycle and emissions
The Carbon Cycle, NASA
Recent greenhouse gas levels by the US Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center at the US Department of Energy
Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Adaptation to climate change (Australia)
202020 vision A partnership of organisations aiming to increase urban green space by 20 per cent before 2020.