Monday, April 29, 2013

Climate Commons - An Interactive Map of Climate Change Stories

Climate Commons is an interactive map developed by the Earth Journalism Network. The map features weather data and emissions data related to climate. The map allows you to compare baseline weather data with anomalies and extreme weather events. The map also features articles about climate change. The articles are displayed on the map according to location.

Applications for Education
Climate Commons could be a good place to find stories about how climate change could be impacted various parts of the United States. You could have your students compare the effects of climate change in their neighborhoods with other parts of the country.