The information presented in Climate Challenge is just a starting point. Research is ongoing in every area featured in the game. If you are interested in climate change, the producers encourage you to carry out further research of your own. The references given below are just a starting point.
BBC Climate Change Website
Plenty of information about climate change, including television programmes about the subject
Gives you the chance to be involved in the largest simulation of global climate change ever conducted
Oxford University Centre For the Environment
Includes examples of current UK climate change research
A climate science commentary site written by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists
United Nations Environment Programme, Java Climate Model
The model that was used to provide much of the data in the game. You can try out different future climate scenarios and look at the outcome in terms of temperature, GDP etc.
A website detailing climate-related news from around the world
Climate Change News
A climate change news website. Important articles are highlighted.
The Tyndall Centre
A cross-disciplinary academic body which develops sustainable responses to climate change
The Hadley Centre
The UK Meterological Office's climate change research unit. It models current and future climate trends
UK Energy Sector Figures for 2005, from the DTI
Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability, Contribution of Working Group II to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Greenhouse gas emissions for 1990 – 2003 submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Report by the Energy Savings Trust for the DTI on microgeneration potential in the UK
Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, Executive Summary, IPCC
UK Climate Change Programme 2006