NASA’s comprehensive look at climate change, with extensive reference to data acquired by NASA spacecraft. Scroll down to the What is Climate Change? section to see concise summaries of the science. Also be sure to check out the “Interactives” links — in particular, “Eyes on Earth."
In 5 minute videos, The Crossroad Project's own Dr. Robert Davies takes us though the basics of climate change science, organized around four things that science knows about our changing climate with high confidence: Earth is warming, driven by humans, disrupting the entire planetary climate system, with great risk for humans.
Skeptical Science is the gold standard of climate change resources. Organized around common misconceptions, the website offers basic, intermediate and advanced scientific discussions, complete with links to the primary scientific literature, for a full host of climate change science questions.
An Academy-Award-nominated 2015 documentary about the ongoing Anthropogenic mass extinction of species and the efforts from scientists, activists and journalists to document it. The film’s overarching theme is the Anthropocene Extinction, a human-caused mass extinction arising from climate change, poaching, and habitat destruction ― themselves emergent from overpopulation, globalization and animal agriculture.
This compelling documentary, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. He goes on expeditions with scientists uncovering the reality of climate change and meets with political leaders fighting against inaction. He also discovers a calculated disinformation campaign orchestrated by powerful special interests working to confuse the public about the urgency of the growing climate crisis. With unprecedented access to thought leaders around the world, DiCaprio searches for hope in a rising tide of catastrophic news.
A 2017 documentary about a team of divers, scientists and photographers around the world who mount an epic underwater adventure to document the disappearance of coral reefs. Stunning underwater photography, a compelling tale of achievement, and gut-wrenching tale of human impact make for a powerful experience.
A 2012 documentary about the efforts of nature photographer James Balog to publicize the effects of climate change through his Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) ― in which time-lapse cameras placed in extremely remote locations captured the melt of some of Earth’s grandest glaciers, in real time.
Produced by Showtime (Season 1) and the National Geographic Channel (Season 2), these hour-long programs follow celebrity hosts as they explore what we know about climate change, how it is impacting people and places at home and around the world, and what efforts are underway to stop it. The episodes are informative, grounded in science, and compelling.