Click here for a link to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report
Summary for Policymakers
The full assessment report can be pretty dense and bewildering. This summary is an approachable synthesis of the major points.
White House report
U.S. National Climate Assessment
The third assessment, released in 2014, details the expected impacts of climate change on the United States. This comprehensive, approachable document details expected impacts at local and regional levels, making it a useful report for local policymakers and activists.
President Obama's Climate Action Plan
This document details the commitments--some already underway--that will help the U.S. fulfill its international duty of climate protection.
Visit this page to stay up-to-date on executive actions to combat climate change.
Blogs and Other Resources
An accessible, short-form nonprofit blog focused on environmental issues, particularly climate change.
Climate science from climate scientists. Quite in-depth and detailed.
Southern Oregon Climate Action Now. Like the DCGWC, SOCAN is a local, grassroots organization dedicated to climate action in Southern Oregon. Based in Medford, SOCAN is a solid partner of ours, and their website can help you stay up-to-date on local issues.
Report on local climate impacts, and potential adaptation strategies, prepared by the DCGWC with input from community leaders. Click this link for access to the report!