MCP Alternative Explanations Resources
What’s Wrong With The Argument ‘The Climate Is Always Changing.’ NPR All Things Considered,
Links to resources organized by Key Question
Key Question 1: What are the regional climate trends, projections, and consequences?
US Climate Resilience Toolkit (NOAA) A visualization tool to explore interactive graphs and maps of climate projections and observations for any county in the contiguous United States. There is also a framework to define and build resilient solutions to local climate risk hazards.
Key Question 2: What has been the global temperature trend over the last two million years?
Key Question 3: What are the main hypotheses to explain global warming that compete with the current climate science consensus?
Key Question 4: What are the scientific explanations regarding the main competing hypotheses that have been offered to explain the 20th – 21st Century global warming trend?
A. Milankovitch Cycle
B. Sun Spots & Solar Irradiance
C. Volcanic Activity
D. The El Niño Southern Oscillation
E. Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Concentrations
Skeptical Science (a good source for responses to climate denier claims)