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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

This Convention addresses the concern that human activities have increased in the average temperature of the earth's surface and thus changed the basic conditions that have allowed life to exist on earth.

A Review of International Conventions which affect the work of botanic gardens: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The Impacts of Climate Change on Gardens in the UK




How Does Climate Change Affect Plants?

Find out how climate change is already effecting plants - the keystone of nearly every biological chain.

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United Nations Climate Change Conference
After months of preparation and two weeks of often-intense negotiations, the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Montreal adopted more than 40 decisions. But will it be enough to prevent global extinction and a humanitarian crisis?

Climate Ark
Climate Ark is a climate change and global warming internet portal and search engine that promotes public policy that addresses global climate change through reductions in carbon dioxide and other emissions, renewable energy, energy conservation and ending deforestation.

Friends of the Earth: Brainy Ways to Beat Climate Change
Friends of the Earth inspires solutions to environmental problems which make life better for people. These technologies put paid to the old cliché that we can't do anything about climate change.

DEFRA's Climate Change Challenge
Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we face today. The first step towards tackling the problem is to make sure everyone understands exactly what the challenge is and the difference they could make. The UK's Department of Environment has set up this useful website on how we can all help.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) its a international association of scientists that provides authoratative information on current and predicted extent and impacts of climate change.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Over a decade ago, most countries joined an international treaty -- the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) -- to begin to consider what can be done to reduce global warming and to cope with whatever temperature increases are inevitable.

 
The No-nonsense Guide to Climate Change (Dinyar Godrej, 2001)
This easy to read overview of climate change sifts scientific theory from scientific fact and presents the impacts on health, farming and wildlife, along with an analysis of political negotiations on the issue and potential solutions to it.