- Save the Monkey Puzzle TreeWildfires in Chile are threatening the Monkey Puzzle trees (Araucaria araucana) some of which are over a thousand years old. Chile has been in an 8 year drought that is largely blamed on global warming. “Faced with this critical situation, there is no choice but to assume that the lack of water resources is a […]
- China And Climate ChangeIn a unique statement, the ranking weather official for China has come out publicly about global warming. The BBC reports: Climate change could have a “huge impact” on China, reducing crop yields and harming the environment, the country’s top weather scientist has warned, in a rare official admission. Zheng Guogang told Xinhua news agency that […]
- California Running DryCALIFORNIA — Jay Famiglietti, a senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California said, “As our ‘wet’ season draws to a close, it is clear that the paltry rain and snowfall have done almost nothing to alleviate epic drought conditions. January was the driest in California since record-keeping began in 1895. Groundwater […]
- Save the Monkey Puzzle Tree
- México anuncia ambiciosa meta de reducción de emisiones post 2020March 27, 2015
- Harry Reid “Sees a Future with Both a Healthy Climate and a Healthy Economy”March 27, 2015
- Vote-a-Rama Reveals Senators’ Environmental AgendaBy Jeremy SymonsIt’s been a big news day in the U.S. Senate, with Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid announcing he won’t run for another term. But that's not the only news. We have had our eyes on the Senate’s marathon “Vote-a-Rama” budget process that wrapped up around three-thirty this morning. A number of environmental and […]
- México anuncia ambiciosa meta de reducción de emisiones post 2020
- February 2015 National OverviewPlease see February 2015 National Overview report for more information.
- February 2015 Global AnalysisPlease see February 2015 Global Analysis report for more information.
- February 2015 DroughtPlease note that the values presented in this report are based on preliminary data. They will change when the final data are processed, but will not be replaced on these pages.
- February 2015 National Overview
- It's 'full spin ahead' for soil moisture mapperThe 20-foot (6-meter) "golden lasso" reflector antenna atop NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory is now ready to wrangle up high-resolution global soil moisture data, following the successful completion of a two-part procedure to spin it up to full speed. Mission controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, on Thursday, March […]
- It's 'full spin ahead' for soil moisture mapper
- In the Aftermath of Cyclone PamTwo of the hardest hit islands in Vanuatu saw vegetation go from green to brown because of the storm’s fury.
- In the Aftermath of Cyclone Pam
Tag Archives: forest fires
By admin | Published: November 18, 2011
Photograph of the fires taken from the sky by NASA Fire season in northern Australia usually wraps up by October, but 2011 has been an exceptional year. In mid-November, dry grasses and low humidity combined to create extremely dangerous fire conditions, prompting the Queensland Fire and Rescue service to issue a warning. Because of the […]