Climate Resources


This page provides links to sources that discuss the ways a changing climate affects our environment, and potential responses that may mitigate those effects.


Belmont’s Climate Action Plan

Massachusetts and New England

Climate Change and its Impacts (

Climate Change Impacts on the Northeast (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

NPR’s coverage of climate change in Massachusetts

Nation and World

National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) Vital Signs of the Planet  provides news, information, teacher resources, and more.

U.S. Global Change Research Program, (USGCRP) is a group mandated by Congress to assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change.  Find resources to help you understand climate change.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) provides climate news, maps & data, and teacher resources.

Earth Day Display

These are links to materials that were a part of this year’s Earth Day display.

What Climate Change Means for Massachusetts (EPA, August 2016)

Easy, energy-saving tips

Mass Save Program

NOAA’s Climate Infographic (2017)

See also our Minuteman Library Network Catalog for books on climate change and related environmental topics.

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