Long-term climate change data tells a clear story about a changing planet. The charts are at the bottom of this article and represent decades of scientific study from the leading institutions in the U.S. and around the world, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Goddard Space Institute, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), National Snow and Ice Datacenter (NSIDC). They show trends all depicting steady changes in climate patterns for the earth.

To follow the climate change story, here are seven excellent sources of information and regular updates for news and climate science:

NASA manages a terrific page, with constant real time data updates, on its Global Climate Change page.

See the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for important updates on science from around the world.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Climate Data Center is also great site for climate change information.

The Guardian newspaper provides regular updates in Climate Consensus.

Bill Mckibben tweets important information every day that links to major news.

Climate Central is a terrific news site for current information about climate change.

Weather Underground’s Climate Change page provides terrific reports.

The Trends are Clear