Online Resources for Cyprus Climate Workshop, 2012
Who is monitoring and reporting this data? Is it authoratative? What do you think has happened since 1991?
For your research...  

Some Basic Online Information Sources on Cyprus

Cyprus Climate Change Assessment Papers - 2009

Compiled by the students of the CII Workshop on Climate Change and the Cambridge Climate Research Associates (CCRA).

Origin and Overview of Assessment Papers program.

Regional Resources: Nature Middle East
Some Local News Sources
  Some others from around the world (in English) ....(For your own research you will want to create your own list and keep in handy on your own machine).
Cyprus Meteorological Service - THE CLIMATE OF CYPRUS
Cyprus Government Web Portal
  Directory to Publications of the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus
  Republic of Cyprus, Statistical Service
Environmental Statistics 2006, (Nicosia, Cyprus, Statistical Service, Republic of Cyprus, February 2006).
  Realms of Particular Interest
  Natural Resources
  Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment - 2006 Annual Report
  Ministry of Health of the Republic of Cyprus
  Communications and Infrastructure
  Commissioner of the Environment of Cyprus
     - Charalambos Theopemptou - Personal Blog (Greek version)

Non-Governmental Research Institutes
  The Cyprus Institute
  Energy, Environment and Water Research Center - The Cyprus Institute
  Continuing Research Project - Climate Change and Impacts in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East - March 2008-March 2011
Contact person
Prof. Jos Lelieveld, email:
Tel. +357 22208600

Relevant Past Seminars and Conferences of Experts:

“Climate change: causes and impacts” - 12-19 October, 2008, in Paphos, Cyprus, organized jointly by the Energy, Environment and Water Research Centre, Cyprus, and the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz, Germany.
Scientific Organization
Conference "Assignment"
Conference Programme

Abstracts of Papers Presented
Background and Support Literature for Conference

Forthcoming Seminars and Conferences of Experts:
  The Cyprus Institute - Workshop: Impacts of Mediterranean Climate Change on Human Health 19-21 October 2009, Hotel Paphos Gardens, Cyprus
  The Cyprus Institute - International Conference: Energy, water and climate change in the Mediterranean and the Middle East 12-15 January 2010
The conference will be held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, H.E.Demetris Christofias

Sources of parallel or related importance concerning analagous circumstances:
Rosenzweig, Cynthia, and Martin L. Parry
1994 "Potential impact of climate change on world food supply," Nature, 367 (6459), (13 January 1994) 133-138.
Thomas, Axel
"Agricultural irrigation demand under present and future climate scenarios in China," Global and Planetary Change, 60 (2008) 306-326.
McMichael, Anthony J, Rosalie E Woodruff, and Simon Hales
"Climate change and human health: present and future risks," The Lancet, 367 (9513), (17 March 2006) 859-869.
McMichael, Anthony J, et al.
"Food, livestock production, energy, climate change, and health," The Lancet, 370 (9594), (12 October 2007) 1253-1263.
Harvell, C. Drew, et al.
"Climate Warming and Disease Risks for Terrestrial and Marine Biota [10.1126/science.1063699]," Science, 296 (5576), 2158-2162.
Wagdy Sawahel
2008 "UN: Climate danger for Middle East, North Africa," SciDevNet, (7 March 2008).
Oli Brown and Alec Crawford
2009 Rising Temperatures, Rising Tensions: Climate change and the risk of violent conflict in the Middle East, (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2009).
Warner, Koko, et al.
2009 In Search of Shelter: Mapping the Effects of Climate Change on Human Migration and Displacement, (New York, CARE, CEISEN, May 2009).
The Lancet
2009 "Managing the health effects of climate change," The Lancet, 373 (16 May 2009).
Europa.EU - Summaries of EU Legislation on Climate
  The “Summaries of EU legislation” website presents the main aspects of European Union (EU) legislation in a concise, easy-to-read and unbiased manner. It forms part of the Europa portal, which is published by the EU institutions. See particularly:
  Tackling climate change (English, Greek version)

Parallel or Analogous Local Climate Impact Assessment Reports

Union of Concerned Scientists
Confronting Climate Change in the U.S. Northeast: Science, Impacts, and Solutions, (Cambridge, MA, Union of Concerned Scientists, July 2007).
Global Change Research Program - United States Government
Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States, www.GlobalChange.Gov, (16 June 2009).
The White House
"Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States," United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), GlobalChange.Gov, (16 June 2009).

International Assessment Reports (IPCC Assessments)

In addition, for your research please consult as well as the relevant subject and geographical region sections of the IPCC 3rd Assessment Reports (2001) and the 4th Assessment Reports (2007), noting any changes in data and trends..

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, (IPCC)
  2001 Climate Change 2001: Working Group II: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, (IPCC, 2001).
  2007 Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis: Summary for Policymakers [Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (This Summary for Policymakers was formally approved at the 10th Session of Working Group I of the IPCC, Paris, February 2007.)], (Geneva, Switzerland, IPCC, 2 February 2007).
  2007 Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: Summary for Policymakers: Working Group II Contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report Climate Change 2007 [ IPCC WGII Fourth Assessment Report ], (Geneva, Switzerland, Brussles, Belgium, 6 April 2006).
  2007 IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, Working Group III - Summary for Policymakers, (Bangkok, Thailand, 4 May 2007).
  2007 IIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report—Climate Change 2007: Synthesis Report— Summary for Policymakers. UNFCCC. (17 November 2007)

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