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Carbon Crisis - Learn More
In Learn More the National Geographic magazine team shares some of its best sources and other information to expand your knowledge of our featured subjects. Special thanks to the Research Division.
Related Links

Accessible Research on Global Warming
www.ucar.edu/research/climate/warming.jsp
Learn more about present-day climate change at the site of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Explore trends in global temperature, with a detailed explanation of how researchers know that radical climate change is happening as a result of human activities.

United Nations Environment Programme
maps.grida.no/go/graphic/total_world_CO2_emissions_from_coal_gas_and_oil
UNEP collects thousands of maps, charts and graphs demonstrating and explaining global climate change in their electronic Maps & Graphics Library. Explore total fossil fuel emissions worldwide, broken down visually in this easy-to-understand graph, and navigate the site for maps and graphs of all kinds.

Carbon Mitigation Initiative
www.princeton.edu/~cmi
The Carbon Mitigation Initiative is a joint project of Princeton University, BP and the Ford Motor Company to find solutions to the greenhouse and global warming problem.

Bibliography

Adger, Neil, and others. "Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change." Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Barker T., and others. "Contribution of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change." Climate Change 2007: Mitigation. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Bierbaum, Rosina, and others. Climate Change: Avoiding the Unmanageable and Managing the Unavoidable. Full Report. United Nations Foundations/Sigma Xi, February 2007.

Fairley, Peter. "China's Coal Future." Technology Review. January 8, 2007.

Pacala, S., and R. Socolow. "Stabilization Wedges: Solving the Climate Problem for the Next 50 Years with Current Technologies." Science (August 13, 2004), 968-72.

Socolow, Robert, and others. "Solving the Climate Problem." Environment (December 2004), 8-24.

Socolow, Robert H., and Stephen W. Pacala. "A Plan to Keep Carbon in Check." Scientific American (September 2006), 50-7.

Solomon, S., and others. "Technical Summary: Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change." Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

NGS Resources

Miller, Peter. The Carbon Diet. National Geographic Magazine Online.

Chadwick, Douglas H. "Crown of the Continent." National Geographic (September 2007), 60-79.

Nicklen, Paul. "Ice on the Run, Seas on the Rise." National Geographic Adventure (June 2007), 32-55.

Bennett, Paul. "Global Warming: Greenland When It's Hot." National Geographic Adventure (November 2006), 98-103, 109-10).

Zwingle, Erla. "Meltdown: The Alps Under Pressure."National Geographic (February 2006), 96-115.

Appenzeller, Tim. "The Big Thaw." National Geographic (June 2006), 56-71.