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Klimanavigator - Internet portal of a collaborative project of many German instutions of climate science including the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (with dossiers on specific topics).
Sorry, no English version available yet.

Climate Knowledge provided by the German Climate Consortium DKK (Deutsches Klima-Konsortium ), an alliance of climate sciences institutions (with a glossary, an overview of the research landscape in Germany, a chronology of climate policy and a list of the relevant actors).

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg offers answers to many questions (from "What is the difference between weather and climate?" to "Is the number of tropical storms increasing?")

These Frequently Asked Questions have been taken directly from the chapters of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Information from the Federal Environment Agency UBA (Umweltbundesamt), including answers to popular arguments used by climate sceptics).

Global Climate Change by NASA

National Research Council  US-National Academies Videos


Further material

Reports, Policypaper and Factsheets of German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) to download as PDFs.

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