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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
This organization was established to assess scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of climate change, its potential impacts, and options for adaptation and mitigation. Links at this site lead to pages entitled About IPCC, Activities, Calendar of Events, Publications, Presentations and Graphics, Press releases and Speeches, and Official documents. The main feature of the site is the IPCC Third Assessment Report - Climate Change 2001. Links lead to sections of the report that deal with The Scientific Basis, Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, Mitigation and Synthesis Report. Each report includes transcripts in Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Russian.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-542
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
        • Natural resources
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Secretariat, World Meteorological Organization,