Monday What's on the Web: Feeling the Heat

Every Monday I highlight other bloggers or web contributors who are making important or interesting contributions to climate, sustainability, transportation or market transformation. Check back each week for another installment.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is the international treaty that was established at the Rio Convention in 1992. It spawned the International Panel on Climate Change, which is charged with synthesizing the established science of climate change and report regularly to the Framework. Boring stuff.

However, the UNFCCC maintains a section of its website called Feeling the Heat, which is nicely written summary of climate science, its causes and effects. It is somewhat out of date--not having been updated recently (see Climate Progress for quick reactions to the latest science), but covers the topic clearly, comprehensively and intelligently. More recent climate science indicates that the likely effects of climate change are more severe than what is written in Feeling the Heat. Nonetheless, the basic concepts are there, from a source that is supported by the majority of nations on the planet.

The UNFCCC website is public domain, so if you find language there that you think is well turned, you may use it.

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