Information on climate change

Climatica: Bringing scientifically accurate information from the experts to you!

Skeptical Science: Explaining climate change science & rebutting global warming misinformation

Met Office: guide to climate change

Real Climate: Climate science from climate scientists


IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change): International collaboration of climate scientists who publish regular (~every 5-7 years) summaries of the state of global climate science and predictions for future changes.  Fifth assessment published at end of September 2013.

PAGES (Past Global Changes): International organisation coordinating and promoting past global change research.

IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Peatland Programme: Programme geared towards peatland restoration but has sections on wider relevant issues such as climate change.

International Peat Society: A non-governmental and a non-profit-making organisation aimed at fostering the study of peatlands, mires and peat.

Quaternary Research Association: UK research organisation interested in the last 2.6 million years of Earth’s history (the Quaternary).

COIN (Climate Outreach Information Network): Organisation that aims to foster effective climate change communication

ISTAR (International Society for Testate Amoebae Research): Academic society for all things testate!


‘Peat’ and ‘Bog’: on Wikipedia Do what they say on the tin – basic and broad introductions to all things peaty and boggy.

Mires and Peat: An open access journal focussing on peatland research.  Volume 7 contains a range of methodological papers for peatland palaeoenvironmental research.

Project websites for our research

PRECIP: Matt is working on this project in Atlantic Canada and Maine, USA

PATAGON: Tom is working on this project in Patagonia, South America

Antarctic Moss Banks: Matt is working on this project on the Antarctic Peninsula

New Zealand bog isotopes: Matt has posted several blogs on the website Our Future related to this project