Foreign Sources

Official Sites


United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Archive of documents and decisions of the Convention, GHG data, everything about CDM and JI 

World Meteorological Organization
Material and data on climate change, news, forecats links to recent publicaitons 

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  
Assessment Reports on Climate Change, scientific view on the current state of climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic consequences

European Commission - Environment 
EU position and state of play in Copenhagen climate change negotiations

European Environment Agency 
A major information source for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public

International Energy Agency 
Statistics, efficient energy use, reneable energy, etc.

World Resources Institute
Latests publications on climate change

California Climate Change Portal
California’s Resource for Global Climate Change Information


Discussion and Information Sites


Site for capacity development for Clean Development Mechanism, overviews of CDM and JI Pipelines

COP15 Copenhagen
Denmark's Host Country on Climate Change Conference 2009

Point Carbon
Critical insight into energy and environmental markets, carbon market news,
Climate Action Network is a worldwide network of over 450 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels
Women for climate justice – platform for information, knowledge and networking on gender and climate change
Nature's reports on climate change
Nature’s online resource dedicated to in-depth coverage of climate science and the implications for policy, the economy and society
The Pew Center on Global Climate Change brings together business leaders, policy makers, scientists to work together to protect the climate while sustaining economic growth
RealClimate is a commentary site on climate science aiming to provide a quick response to developing stories and provide the context sometimes missing in mainstream commentary. The discussion here is restricted to scientific topics

Exhaustive information about Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS), news and updates, VCS programmes and methodologies, policy announcements 

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol) is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions, the site offers standards and calculation tools by sector

Harmonization of Environmental Standards II - Russia
Site for the project which is the EuropeAid cooperation activity to introduce in the Russian Federation an integrated environmental permitting and controlling system for industrial installations harmonised along European rules based on the concept of Best Available Techniques and adopted in compliance with the EC Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive

Climate Action Tracker
New website that provides an up-to-date assessment of individual national pledges for greenhouse gas emisison reducitons and tracks their climate actions