Many useful sources of clear and scientifically accurate information about the Arctic and climate change are available online. The following list of resources, which is updated on a regular basis, is not intended to be comprehensive.
The Copenhagen Diagnosis: Climate Science Report – A synthesis of the most policy-relevant and up-to-date climate science. The first edition (2009) is available for download online; the second edition (2011) is available for a fee.
Real Climate – Information about climate science presented by climate scientists.
Skeptical Science – Explanation of climate change science issues, and rebuttal of global warming misinformation.
Climate Communication – Easy-to-understand science-based answers to common questions about climate change.
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research - FAQ – Easy-to-understand science-based answers to common questions about climate change.
U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research
Arctic Science Issues:
Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis – Current and archived information about Arctic sea ice from the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center.
Arctic Report Card 2011 – A scientifically-based analysis of various crucial issues affecting the Arctic produced by the U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.
Arctic Journal – Archive of articles from the scientific journal Arctic, published by the Arctic Institute of North America.
Arctic Research Consortium of the United States
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program
IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group
News & Blogs – Science News and Fact-Based Commentary related to Climate Change and the Arctic:
Climate Central – Independent, non-profit journalism and research organization devoted to presenting news and analysis focused on helping the general public understand climate change issues.
Climate Progress – News, analysis and commentary regarding climate science and policy issues.
Eye on the Arctic – Journalism and commentary about people and places throughout the circumpolar Arctic and the climate-related issues affecting them.
Weather Underground Blog – News and science-based analysis of weather and climate issues.
Arctic Sea Ice Blog – News analysis and commentary regarding the status of Arctic sea ice.
Various Arctic Issues:
The Arctic Council – A high-level intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States.
The American Polar Society