Climate Change

Climate change affects all of us and all the systems on planet Earth - from natural disasters to disrupted growing seasons, our changing climate is having widespread effects. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, how to adapt and how to try and cut down on the change while we still can.

University of Wisconsin - Madison
A four minute introduction to our six episode podcast series which talks with University of Wisconsin - Madison experts to explore climate change's effects on our world.

Texas oil and agricultural fields taken by the Landsat 8 satellite. (Image courtesy U.S. Geological Survey)

Northwestern University
Researchers at the AAAS conference in Boston stress the need for accurate agricultural data and satellite imaging in the fight for food security around the world.
Naomi Oreskes

Naomi Oreskes addresses scientists at the annual AAAS Conference in Boston. (Janice Cantieri/MEDILL)

Northwestern University
Harvard historian Naomi Oreskes urged hundreds of scientists to step beyond the objectivity of their data and embrace the riskier role as “sentinels” for scientific facts.
The George Washington University
My video tells the story of individuals and the work they do to save the polar bears and their habitats. 
Joshua Jackson climate extremes ecological threat

Joshua Jackson, researcher at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, explained that heightened ecological threats like drought or famine could lead to more intolerant societies with stricter cultural norms. (Janice Cantieri/Medill)

Northwestern University
Rising extremes of droughts, floods or food shortages can reduce a country’s political stability and cultural tolerance, warned scientists at the American Association for the Advancements of Science conference in Boston.
Girl playing game
George Washington University
A community scrambles as a school sinks into the water.
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan Martin, professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses the difference between global warming and climate change.
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In episode five, students discuss sustainable agriculture and how the food we eat impacts the environment. 
The Arctic is already facing huge threats and changes from climate change.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The Arctic is already facing huge threats and changes from climate change. 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In this episode of Sciencecast: Climate Change Series, Dr. Sharon Dunwoody, professor emerita in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, discusses science communication and journalism.

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