- Magnitude and Speed of Sea Level Rise = Global CrisisThere are a growing number of scientist that have concluded climate change is severe. Recently, Jim Hansen, a professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, wrote: “One conclusion we share in the latter paper is that ice sheet models that guided IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) sea level projections and upcoming United Nations meetings in […]
- Sea Level WarningA new study, written by James Hansen (NASA’s former lead climate scientist) and 16 co-authors, concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times faster than previous estimates. The result could be a sea level rise of at least 10 feet in the next 50 years. Hanson said the new findings would be […]
- EPA: Climate Change ReportWASHINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released one of the most comprehensive analyses to date on the economic, health and environmental benefits to the United States of global climate action. The peer-reviewed report, “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action,” examines how future impacts and damages of climate change across […]
- Magnitude and Speed of Sea Level Rise = Global Crisis
- Natural gas-fueled buses and trucks: Will the climate really benefit?As readers of this blog will know, the freight transportation industry in Texas— a freight hub – has a significant impact on the state’s economy and environment. Recent market conditions and environmental concerns have ignited talk of expanding the use of natural gas trucks instead of diesel. But what would be the true climate benefit […]
- What the newly proposed EPA methane rules mean for CaliforniaBy Tim O'ConnorLast week, the U.S. EPA released a historic proposal for new rules to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry, a step toward meeting the ambitious national goal of reducing these emissions 40 to 45 percent in the next decade. California is a step ahead, with new regulations already in development […]
- How the Clean Power Plan Can Benefit Latino CommunitiesBy Lucía Oliva HennellyEarlier this month, the United States announced a major step forward in addressing air quality concerns and climate change threats to Latinos. I’m talking about the Clean Power Plan, which establishes the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from powerplants and places us on a path to heed Pope Francis’s call to […]
- Natural gas-fueled buses and trucks: Will the climate really benefit?
- July 2015 National OverviewThe July contiguous U.S. average temperature was 73.9 degrees F, 0.2 degrees F above the 20th century average.The precipitation total was 3.16 inches, 0.38 inches above average.
- July 2015 Global AnalysisThe combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for July was 0.81 degrees C (1.46 degrees F) above the 20th century average of 15.5 degrees C (59.9 degrees F).
- July 2015 Regional AnalysisJuly temperature anomalies relative to their 1910-2000 mean: North America, +0.53 deg C; South America, +1.43 deg C; Europe, +1.53 deg C; Africa, +1.20 deg C; Asia, +0.70 deg C; Oceania, +0.57 deg C.
- July 2015 National Overview
- Greenland campaign takes flight to measure ice sheetEarlier this month, a NASA instrument nestled in the belly of a small plane flew over Greenland’s ice sheet and the Arctic Ocean’s icy waters. Flying above creviced glaciers, chunks of ice floating in melt ponds, and the slushy edges of the ice sheets, the instrument used a rapidly firing laser to measure the elevation […]
- Greenland campaign takes flight to measure ice sheet
- Signs of Katrina Linger in the MarshesTen years after the storm made landfall, a record of Katrina’s fury remains in the marshes surrounding Delacroix.
- Signs of Katrina Linger in the Marshes
Tag Archives: frogs disappearing
By admin | Published: April 26, 2012
Blood Samples Show Deadly Frog Fungus at Work in the Wild Pathogen leads to dehydration, other ill effects The mountain yellow-legged frog is an amphibian species affected by the chytrid fungus. Credit and Larger Version April 25, 2012 The fungal infection that killed a record number of amphibians worldwide leads to deadly dehydration in frogs […]