Cool apps

Cell PhoneThese are computer and mobile applications (apps) that help further your understanding of climate change.

We have three interesting apps for you to consider:

  • World Bank Climate Change DataFinder – get data
  • Skeptical Science – address denial
  • Our Choice – interactive book

World Bank Climate Change DataFinder

World Bank Climate Change Data Finder App iconBased on the World Bank’s World Development Indicators database, this app includes a diverse set of indicators selected from the global economic and scientific communities.

This app’s features include quick access to a selected subset of indicators on climate change, with the ability to view tables, charts and maps and share them through Email and social media.

There are apps for iPhone and iPad.

Skeptical Science

Skeptical Science appBased on the Skeptical Science website, this app gets skeptical about global warming skepticism. It provides the peer-reviewed scientific information to respond to denier’s arguments and skeptics’ questions.

The app organizes this information based on a hierarchy of most common questions.

There are apps for iPhone and Android. There is also a FireFox Add-on.

Our Choice

Our Choice appThis app is based on Al Gore’s Our Choice book.

But it’s not just an e-reader. It is interactive. The app combines the written narrative with photography, interactive graphics, animations, and more than an hour of documentary footage.

Available for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

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