What do the social sciences have to do with climate change?  When you move beyond its cause and into impacts, adaptation, and vulnerabillity, the social sciences provide a context that can help society move closer to feasible actions and solutions. Hear more in this month's feature video from Paty Romero-Lankao, a social scientist with NCAR's Urban Futures program and a Coordinating Lead Author to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's recent report, Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. 

Education Spotlights

Sea ice

Climate Change and Water

Investigate water in a warmer world. This teaching box is filled with explorations and readings that help secondary students learn how climate change is affecting the water cycle.

General public, Informal education, Grades 3-12