Resources for our climate crisis
Research & Reports
We have curated this list of climate reports from the most reputable scientist, researchers, and agencies.
Modeling has shown that if the world stops burning fossil fuels, we can avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Transitioning our energy system from fossil fuels to non-carbon energy sources provides a host of benefits beyond addressing climate change.
Published by: CU Boulder's Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI)
This report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.
Mission Zero has targeted nine areas of challenge and opportunity to significantly reduce CO2 emissions. While there are many other activities we can alter to reduce our carbon footprint, these climate solution tracks are ones we have identified as areas of greatest impact.
Decreasing Industry Emissions
Industrial activities such as manufacturing, food processing, construction and mining result in CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel combustion as well as the chemical processes used in producing steel and cement. Industry also generates indirect emissions from the vast amounts of energy it consumes. What are the easiest low-emission alternatives to industrial processes, and what’s preventing their adoption? Can consumer demand influence large industry to make major system overhauls? Is carbon capture and sequestration the only option for some processes? Would a carbon tax have the intended effect of moving industry to greener practices? What forces have affected policymaking, and can these be swayed?