Web Sites of Interest (Pt. 1)

For a change to my normal blogging, I thought I would start an irregular series sharing some of my bookmarks, beginning with climate change, economics and science.  I have tried to leave out the more obvious sites and hope you will find something new and of interest.  Please feel free to leave your bookmarks via the comments.

Climate Change Bookmarks

Carbon Quilt
A tool to make greenhouse gases “visible”.

Climate Ark
Climate change and global warming portal featuring customized search and news feeds of reviewed, authoritative content.

Climate Central
Bridges the scientific community and the public, providing clear, honest information to help people make sound decisions about climate and energy.

Climate Progress
An insider’s view of climate science, politics and solutions. “The Web’s most influential climate-change blogger” — Time Magazine.

Climate Wizard
A tool to: i) view historic temperature and rainfall maps for anywhere in the world; ii) view state-of-the-art future predictions of temperature and rainfall around the world; and iii) view and download climate change maps in a few easy steps.

Craven, Greg
The viral video The Most Terrifying Video You’ll Ever See, this unique approach uses a simple grid to let you settle the debate for yourself.

Daily Climate, The
Works to increase public understanding of climate disruption, including its scope and scale, potential solutions and the political processes that impede or advance them.

Greenman3610’s YouTube Channel
Videos about climate change and alternative energy.

RealClimate
A commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists.

SolveClimate
Provides daily climate news and analysis.

The Pasterze Glacier, Austria - 1875

The Pasterze Glacier, Austria - 2004

The Pasterze Glacier, Austria - 2004


Economics Bookmarks

Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy
Advancement of the steady state economy through education, research and advocacy.

Citizens Income
A Citizen’s Income is an unconditional, non-withdrawable income payable to each individual as a right of citizenship

FairPensions
Campaigns for socially responsible investment of pension funds in the UK.

Green New Deal, The
Aims to rekindle a vital sense of purpose, restoring public trust and refocusing the use of capital on public priorities and sustainability.

NEF
The new economics foundation is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being.

Robin Hood Tax, The
A tiny tax on banks has the power to raise hundreds of billions, giving a vital boost to the NHS, our schools and in the fight against child poverty as well as tackling poverty and climate change around the world.

Science Bookmarks

GreenFacts
Clear summaries of international scientific documents peer-reviewed by independent experts.

physicsworld.com
News, views and information for the global physics community from Institute of Physics Publishing.

PhysOrg.com
News portal providing the latest news on science.

PLoS ONE
An inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the Public Library Of Science.

SciDev.Net
News, views and information about science, technology and the developing world.

Science Daily
Breaking science news and articles from the world’s leading universities and research organizations.

Science News
The bi-weekly news magazine of the Society for Science & the Public.

Scientists for Global Responsibility
Promote the ethical practice and use of science and technology.

Scitizen
A collaborative news publishing initiative by scientists for everyone.

David M. Davison

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