"Global Warming" by San Diego Shooter is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
The purpose of this guide is to provide users the relevant resources and assistance for researching climate change and activism. The guide identifies select databases and provides users with search techniques that will help them find information on this topic. Select works and important people on the topic are highlighted in the guide as well.
Before browsing through this guide, it is important to understand how to evaluate the information that we read. Information literacy is about learning how to make judgments regarding the trustworthiness of the information we come across so that we can differentiate between sound, scientific information and bad, unreliable information. The CRAAP test uses five criteria to help you decide how reliable the information that you read is.