Climate modeling is a crucial tool that can inform decision-making where billions of dollars — and often public health and safety — are at stake. An expert panel finds significant gaps in U.S. climate modeling infrastructure and outlines a national strategy to help unify climate-modeling efforts and advance the country’s ability to anticipate future change.
Originally Published by NASA Earth Observatory - When viewed from space, clusters of airplane contrails make distinctive geometrical patterns. Scientists are using satellite detections of contrails to sort out how the long, narrow cirrus clouds impact our climate system.
- Exploring how President Obama can move from rhetoric to real-world action on energy and climate.
Originally Published by New Scientist - Sydney, Tokyo and Buenos Aires watch out. These cities will experience some of the greatest sea level rises by 2100, according to one of the most comprehensive predictions to date.
- An experienced climate scientist joins those seeing less warming from the building greenhouse effect.
February 5th, 2013
- 1970 dispute with Iceland changed Grimsby's fortunes. Now rising sea temperatures spark more controversy, this time over mackerel.