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- Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability – IPCC Working Group II Report Now Available October 17th, 2014 @ 10:13amWorking Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its full contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The report provides the most comprehensive look to date at the worldwide impacts of climate change and the opportunities for response. View and download the report here: IPCC Working Group II: Climate..
- “Hot Spot” Near Four Corners Produces Largest Methane Concentration in the U.S. October 9th, 2014 @ 4:15pmScientists at NASA and the University of Michigan have published a new study showing that an area at the intersection of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada is a “hot spot” for methane emissions. In each of the seven years studied from 2003 to 2009, the area released about 0.59 million metric tons of methane..
- NSIDC recovers rescued data and reveals sea ice secrets (video) September 12th, 2014 @ 11:56am50 years ago, NASA launched Nimbus to study Earth from space. Now, experts at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (part of CIRES), are recovering valuable data and images from old, long-lost film, and expanding their understanding of sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic. When NASA launched Nimbus-1 50 years ago, the agency’s..