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An introduction to climate change in 60 seconds: Video

This 60-second animation from the Royal Society and the US National Academy of Sciences brings you the science behind climate change.

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Arctic Matters

Videos and presentations Interactive website   Viewed in satellite images as a jagged white coat draped over the top of the globe, the high Arctic appears distant and isolated. But even if you don’t live there, don’t do business there, and will never travel there, you are closer to the Arctic than you think. Arctic …

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Climate Change: Lines of Evidence videos

The National Research Council is pleased to present this video that explains how scientists have arrived at the state of knowledge about current climate change and its causes. For another resource on this project, take a look at our Climate Change: Lines of Evidence booklet. Click on the following links if you would like to …

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Climate Intervention Reports Release Briefing Webcast

Watch the briefing given at the release of two National Research Council reports, Climate Intervention: Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration, and Climate Intervention: Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth.

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Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Video

In this new video, Dr. Jim White of the University of Colorado, Boulder discusses the recent National Academy of Sciences report, Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises. Dr. White chaired the committee that authored this report.

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Climate Modeling 101 Website

Along with its new report on advancing climate modeling, the Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate has just released Climate Modeling 101, a website designed to help the public learn more about the basics of climate modeling.  The site features short videos and animations that explain everything from the difference between climate and weather to …

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Earth Observations from Space Website

Earth Observations from Space This site hosts a curated collection of animations created from satellite observations of earth, along with a library of satellite images and introductory information about the observation and analysis of ocean color.

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Ocean Acidification Website

Ocean Acidification Here you’ll find several materials based on Ocean Acidification: A National Strategy to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Ocean (2010), including interviews with two members of the authoring committee and print-quality downloadable figures illustrating the ocean acidification process.

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Reducing Coastal Risk on the East and Gulf Coasts

A new report from the National Research Council calls for a strategic national vision for reducing risk from coastal storms and flooding, the cost of which has risen dramatically over the past several decades as more people and property are in harm’s way. Currently, the nation is reactive rather than proactive, with most federal funds being used for storm response recovery, and not enough being spent on consequence reduction strategies. Learn more in this video featuring the chair of the report’s authoring committee.

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Responding to Oil Spills in the U.S. Arctic Marine Environment: Video

As shipping and oil activities increase in the Arctic, so does the risk of an oil spill. This video highlights the current state of science and engineering for responding to oil spills in Arctic waters.

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Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington

This video was produced to summarize and explain the findings of the report, Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future.

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The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions: Video

This video highlights research questions that are emerging as the Arctic transitions to a “new normal” of reduced ice and snow.

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Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Briefing Webcast Archive

This briefing was held at the public release of this report on December 3, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

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America’s Climate Choices Video Series

Several videos were produced as part of the America’s Climate Choices project to examine the charge of the committee and explain each of the four panel reports and their findings.       Initial study video

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