Climate

Interview: A Call for Climate Goals Other Than Two Degrees Celsius

When international delegates meet in Paris next year to negotiate a new climate agreement, they'll be aiming to keep the global average temperature from rising more than 2 degrees.

Posted on October 16th, 2014
Climate

High Resolution Data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission to Be Made Publicly Available

Recognizing the importance of high resolution data in climate resiliency planning, President Obama has announced a release of high resolution versions of data from the collaborative Shuttle Radar Topography Mission.

Elise Mulder Osenga, posted on October 7th, 2014
Climate, Disasters, Quick Look

UN climate change summit in New York  live coverage

Originally Published by The Guardian - Barack Obama, David Cameron and Dilma Rousseff are among leaders in New York today at a climate summit.

Posted on September 23rd, 2014
Climate

Hope against the odds is mood of NY climate march

Originally Published by New Scientist - Workers, teachers and activists concerned about the climate marched alongside Al Gore, Ban Ki Moon and Jane Goodall in New York on Sunday.

Posted on September 22nd, 2014
Climate

CO2 rises at fastest rate since 1984

Originally Published by BBC News -Concentrations of warming gases in the atmosphere reached record levels in 2013 say the World Meteorological Organisation.

Posted on September 9th, 2014
Climate

New York climate summit is a chance to push for long-term climate neutrality

Originally Published by The Guardian - A meeting of heads of state with Ban Ki-moon is an opportunity to look at how we get greenhouse gas emissions to zero.

Posted on September 4th, 2014
Climate

Tracking Snow: The Cryosphere in an Era of Climate Change

A new generation of weather satellites is helping researchers gain insights into the complex relationship between the cryosphere – the planet’s cold regions – and the climate. With drinking water supplies dwindling around the world, understanding the cryosphere is becoming a front-burner issue.

Osha Gray Davidson, posted on August 8th, 2014
Agriculture, Climate, Earth Observation, Ecosystems, Featured Article, Technology, Water, Weather

10 reasons to be hopeful that we will overcome climate change

Originally Published by The Guardian - For the last few months, carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere have been at record levels unseen in over 800,000 years. The chairman of the IPCC, an international panel of the world’s top climate scientists, warned earlier this year that “nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change”.

Posted on July 30th, 2014
Climate

8 charts that show how climate change is making the world more dangerous

Originally Published by The Guardian - Forget the future. The world already is nearly five times as dangerous and disaster prone as it was in the 1970s, because of the increasing risks brought by climate change, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organisation.

Posted on July 14th, 2014
Climate

Green news roundup: dark snow, farmland birds and electric racing cars

Originally Published by The Guardian - The week's top environment news stories and green events

Posted on July 10th, 2014
Climate