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24 05 2020 | 09:30

Arthur becomes the Atlantic's 1st named tropical storm of 2020.

Satellites have now spotted the churning cyclone. Satellites have spotted the first named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, Tropical Storm Arthur, swirling off the coast of North…

21 05 2020 | 11:45

NASA Satellites Enable Scientists to Observe Climate Change.

For much of human history, it's been hard for scientists to learn about remote areas of the Earth that they cannot observe directly. Jack Kaye is associate director for research in NASA's Earth…

15 05 2020 | 07:24

NASA: Sea Level Data

Sea Level LATEST MEASUREMENT:  December 2019 95 (± 4) mm Sea level rise is caused primarily by two factors related to global warming: the added water from melting ice sheets and glaciers and the…

15 05 2020 | 07:14

Whatever Sea Level Rise Brings, NASA Will Be There.

Greenland and coastal Louisiana may not seem to have a lot in common. An autonomous territory of Denmark, Greenland is covered in snow most of the year and is home to about 56,000 people. On the…

11 05 2020 | 07:00

New satellite maps show dire state of ice melt in Antarctica and Greenland.

The world's largest glaciers are losing ice far faster than they can replenish it.

07 05 2020 | 08:31

Earth Day 2020: Global Atmospheric Methane.

Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas that traps heat 28 times more effectively than carbon dioxide over a 100-year timescale. Concentrations of methane have increased by more than 150% since…

07 05 2020 | 07:35

NASA: Ice Sheets

Data from NASA's GRACE and GRACE Follow-On satellites show that the land ice sheets in both Antarctica (upper chart) and Greenland (lower chart) have been losing mass since 2002. The GRACE mission…

27 04 2020 | 06:23

NASA Reports Arctic Stratospheric Ozone Depletion Hit Record Low in March.

Ozone levels above the Arctic reached a record low for March, NASA researchers report. An analysis of satellite observations show that ozone levels reached their lowest point on March 12 at 205…

25 04 2020 | 13:14

50 Years of Earth Day, Climate Action and Science.

Half a century in a timeline.50 years of events, climate policy, actions and data about CO2, temperature, and population.50 years that have brought science to the foreground of policymaking.

17 04 2020 | 11:11

NASA data shows dramatic pollution drop in the US.

The air is clearing up because we're staying home. NASA data shows that pollution in northwestern US is dropping dramatically.

11 04 2020 | 14:39

Huge East Antarctic Glacier Especially Susceptible to Climate Impacts.

Denman Glacier in East Antarctica retreated 3.4 miles (5.4 kilometers) from 1996 to 2018, according to a new study by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of California,…

26 03 2020 | 09:23

What Science Has to Say About the Coronavirus — Climate Crisis Connection. A Press Review.

Understanding how Covid-19 is affecting the climate crisis is of vital importance. There are a variety of narratives emerging across global media channels, with many left wondering if the current…

08 03 2020 | 10:20

Why Milankovitch (Orbital) Cycles Can't Explain Earth's Current Warming.

In the last few months, a number of questions have come in asking if NASA has attributed Earth’s recent warming to changes in how Earth moves through space around the Sun: a series of orbital motions…

05 03 2020 | 07:04

Coronavirus: Nasa images show China pollution clear amid slowdown.

Satellite images have shown a dramatic decline in pollution levels over China, which is "at least partly" due to an economic slowdown prompted by the coronavirus, US space agency Nasa says. Nasa…

30 01 2020 | 11:24

New global record ‘likely’ within five years.

Latest predictions suggest that Earth’s global average temperature is likely to reach record warmth during the five-year period 2020-2024. The current warmest year on record is 2016, but the latest …

17 01 2020 | 07:54

Australia fires: Smoke to make 'full circuit' around globe, Nasa says.

Smoke from the massive bushfires in Australia will soon circle the Earth back to the nation, says Nasa. Massive infernos have raged along the nation's east coast for months, pushing smoke across the…

17 01 2020 | 07:43

Earth Had Its Second Warmest Year in Recorded History in 2019.

The six warmest years in recorded history have been the last six years: 2014 - 2019.

16 01 2020 | 09:30

Climate change: Last decade confirmed as warmest on record.

The 10 years to the end of 2019 have been confirmed as the warmest decade on record by three global agencies. According to Nasa, Noaa and the UK Met Office, last year was the second warmest in a…

04 12 2019 | 08:08

Scientists Warning: Dr. James Hansen - Global Climate Emergency.

Who: James Hansen is widely regarded as the father of climate change awareness and was the Director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies for 32 years. He famously said when he resigned in…

19 07 2019 | 10:02

We Just Experienced the Hottest June on Record and It's Part of a Larger, Troubling Trend.

At a Glance Four separate analyses, including from NOAA and NASA, found Earth's warmest June on record was in 2019. Earth is on track for one of its warmest years dating to 1880 based on trends…