The Environmental Protection Agency has new interactive map showing the facilities that emit a large amount of greenhouse gases.
New series of fact sheets on climate change, written for the general public:
- the science of global climate change
- climate change impacts in New York
- agriculture, carbon and greenhouse gases
- farming success in an uncertain climate
More fact sheets in this series will be added in the next few months including fact sheets on Ecosystem Impacts; Water Resources; and Shorelines (with NY Sea Grant).
ClimAID: the Integrated Assessment for Effective Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in New York State is a state-level assessment of climate change. It was undertaken to provide decision-makers with cutting- edge information on the state's vulnerability to climate change and to facilitate the development of adaptation strategies informed by both local experience and scientific knowledge.
Read information suggested by climate scientists for the public at RealClimate. CAMEL is a interdisciplinary multi-media resource for educations to enable them to effectively teach about climate change.
Cooperative Extension and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies sponsored a Science and Management Forum on the local impacts of climate change in the Hudson Valley on October 22, 2011. While focused on the Hudson Valley, much of the information is relevant to Tompkins County. Susan Riha and David Wolfe participated in the forum from Cornell and provided presentations on climate change impacts on water resources and agriculture. Allison Chatrchyan a presentation on responding to climate change at the local level.