Education and Resources

Education and resources related to climate change, resiliency and adaptation

cover of the climate assessment reportThere are many educational opportunities and resources for students and volunteers to learn from and take part in.

The “Fourth National Climate Assessment Volume I: Climate Science Special Report” and “Volume II: The Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the United States,” are an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. The Fourth National Climate Assessment, mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990, was completed in November 2018. For a look at regional information, see the Fourth National Climate Assessment – Northeast.

Here are more resources:

Manomet’s Climate Lab

This program helps students learn about and collect data on biological indicators of climate change and is located across the Western Hemisphere with a campus in Plymouth, Mass.

Extreme Precipitation Interactive Tool

This tool provides critical data for engineering design and regulations for structures and facilities that must withstand or protect against such events.


Pronounced KO-ko-rozz - it is a grassroots volunteer network of backyard weather observers of all ages and backgrounds measuring and mapping precipitation.

Georgetown Climate Center

Georgetown Climate Center seeks to advance effective climate and energy policies in the United States and serves as a resource to state and local communities.