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Texas over 100: A climate change project

This project is part of a larger commitment by WFAA to report on human-caused climate change.

The science from national and international panels is clear. The climate is warming and scientific research shows greenhouse gases are to blame. 

Still, many in North Texas question those findings. 

So, together with our audience, we’re going back to the beginning. It’s time to understand the fundamentals of climate change so we can understand why it’s happening and what can be done about it. 

"Verify: Climate Truth" trailer


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.

LINK: Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report: Summary for Policymakers

4th National Climate Assessment: The National Climate Assessment summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. A team of more than 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee produced the report, which was extensively reviewed by the public and experts, including federal agencies and a  panel of the National Academy of Sciences."

LINK: National Climate Assesment: Highlights and full report

NASA: Global Climate Change: NASA’s role is to make observations of our Earth system that can be used by the public, policymakers and to support strategic decisions. Its job is to do rigorous science. However, the agency does not promote particular climate policies.

LINK: NASA Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet 

Global Weirding: This is a series of explainer videos from Dr. Katharine Heyhoe, a world-renowned climatologist at Texas Tech University. 

LINK: Global Weirding YouTube page