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Let's Talk Climate Change: Resources

Discover a set of resources to give you background knowledge on climate change.

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Earth Month: Climate Change

Discover the probable causes, likely effects, and potential ways to mitigate climate change.

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Summer Symposium Series: Climate Career Resources

A career focused on climate change and sustainability would let you help people by working to help solve the biggest problems of our time.

Our climate is changing

Introduction to Climate Change

Learn more about the causes and impacts of global climate change.

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Biofuels: An Alternative Energy Source

Biofuels are a renewable energy resource that can often substitute for fossil fuels. Why are biofuels promising, and why aren’t we using more of them?

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The Dating Habits of Archaeologists

Radiocarbon dating is a method of radiometric dating. Learn how archaeologists use carbon isotopes to find the age of organic materials at archaeological sites.

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What are Carbon Offsets?

Can carbon offsets help you reduce your environmental footprint, practice sustainable living and fight climate change?

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What are the Pros and Cons of Ethanol Biofuel?

Biofuels like ethanol might help fight climate change. But they can contribute to food insecurity and greenhouse gases in ways that might surprise you.

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What are Greenhouse Gases?

This backgrounder explains what greenhouse gases are and how they contribute to climate change.

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Vehicle Emissions Primer

This backgrounder describes how vehicle emissions work and how they affect air quality, including their contribution to smog.