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Climate Resources Guide: Home

This page serves as an introduction to the resources on climate change and nature held by the Cooper Union library. This is just a sampling to give you an idea of what we have - there are too many resources to list! Please reach out to us via if you have any questions or need any assistance. 

Books in the Library

Recent Data & Scholarship

Historical Data & Scholarship

Books, Articles & Events in Databases

For a list of current and past books read by the Race & Climate Reading Group, visit:

Cooper community strike for climate - AtCooper 2019

Open Data Online

NYC Open Data: Free public data published by New York City agencies and other partners. Climate data includes "Sea Level Rise Maps," " Natural Gas Consumption by ZIP Code," and "Inventory of New York City Greenhouse Gas Emissions."

Climate Data Online: Provides free access to NCDC's archive of global historical weather and climate data in addition to station history information.

Climate Change Knowledge Portal: This project of the World Bank provides global data on historical and future climate, vulnerabilities, and impacts.

Climate Change Initiative Open Data Portal: A single point of access for the key Essential Climate Variable datasets from all the expert CCI project teams, covering: Aerosol, Cloud, Fire, Greenhouse gases, Glaciers, Ice sheets, Land cover, Ocean colour, Ozone, Sea ice, Sea level, Sea surface temperature, and Soil moisture. 

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