NOAA’s monthly climate summaries aim to support informed decision-making. The July 2020 assessment shows warming trends continue across the United States.
The greenhouse effect is a natural process where atmospheric gases trap heat – a phenomena that allows the Earth to retain enough solar heat to be livable.
Climate Change Facts and Data are highlighted here – for example, did you know current atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations are above 400 ppm? This impacts global temperatures and these changes affect regional and local climate trends and resources.
Defined simply, climate change is the process of altering our planet’s current climatic conditions.
This site aims to provide introductory tools about climate change to the conservation community and offer resources to support learning and planning needs. The “Get Started” section offers guidance sorted into four main categories: Learn, Plan, Adapt, and Inspire.