Links to Research-Based Information & Tools
New Yorkers, from residents, to business owners, municipal officials, farmers and natural resource managers, need accurate information on how New York’s climate is going to continue to change, how they can help reduce their impact on the climate, and adapt to the changes that will occur.
Climate Change Program Work Team factsheet series:
- New! Farm Energy, Carbon, and Greenhouse Gases
- New York’s Changing Climate
- The Earth’s Changing Climate
- Farming Success in an Uncertain Climate
- Climate change and the future of New York
- Climate Change in the Hudson Valley: Part 1 | Part 2
- Health, Climate and Mosquito-Borne Disease
From WSKG radio:
- Climate Change: Agriculture and Policy Issues – David Wolfe, Department of Horticulture guest.
- The Winter that Wasn’t – Art DeGaetano, Northeast Regional Climate Center, guest.
- Climate Change – David Wolfe, Department of Horticulture guest.
Climate Literacy & Outreach Resources
- Gardening Sustainably in an Uncertain Climate - Slides from 10/10/2012 webinar featuring David Wolfe (6 MB .pdf).
- Climate Change in the Garden – Offers program activities for youth and examples of how youth and their community can get involved in monitoring, adapting, and mitigating climate change in the garden. From the Cornell Garden-Based Learning Program.
- NYSERDA ClimAID report: Response to Climate Change in New York State - Includes contributions by 19 Cornell scientists.
- Weather Gone Wild – September 2012 National Geographic story accurately explains the latest climate science and its relation to recent extreme weather in a readable fashion. Includes audio and photo galleries. National Geographic also has free educational resources about weather for students, teachers, and families
- Poster prepared for 2012 Empire Farm Days: Farming Opportunities in New York’s Changing Climate
- Climate Change & New York Ecosystems – View presentation slides from 2011 workshop.
- Climate Change Handbook: a Citizen’s Guide to Thoughtful Action (National Network of Sustainable Living Education Project of Cooperative Extension. Download the Cover (519 kb PDF), Booklet (4 MB PDF), and an insert on Calculating your Carbon Footprint (519 kb PDF).
- US Climate Change Science Program: Guide to Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science (March 2009)
- Link to Additional Resources & Readings: Links to New York State and Federal Climate Information.
Climate Change Scientific Reports
- UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
- Northeast Climate Choices (UCS Reports)
- Climate Change and Northeast Agriculture
- Climate Change and Water Resources (NCAR)
- USDA Global Change Program Office (GCPO)
Cornell Extension & Research Institutes
- Cornell Cooperative Extension, Energy and Climate Change Resources
- New York State Water Resources Institute (NYS WRI) at Cornell University was established to improve the management of water resources in New York State and the nation, and provides information on the impacts of climate change on water resources.
- Northeast Regional Climate Change Center at Cornell University works cooperatively to acquire and disseminate accurate, up-to-date climate data and information for the Northeast.