- Carbon Dioxide Breaks 800,000 Year RecordNOAA — For 800,000 years before the twentieth century, carbon dioxide levels in Earth’s atmosphere never exceeded 300 parts per million. Then the Industrial Revolution began, and modern human civilization started burning through millions of years of fossilized carbon in the geological blink of an eye. NOAA scientists reported that in March 2015 the monthly […]
- 12.5 Million Dead Trees in CaliforniaCALIFORNIA — In a survey conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, they found the severe drought in California has caused the death of over 12 million trees. California is in its third year of drought. In 2014, a large increase in tree mortality was observed, especially in the Central Coast and Southern Sierra Ranges. Ground […]
- DesalinationSan Diego County — As drinking water becomes scarcer, desalination will become a rising trend. California is experiencing an extended drought. Now, San Diego County is building a $1 billion desalination plant. “It was not an easy decision to build this plant,” said Mark Weston, chairman of the agency that supplies water to San Diego […]
- Carbon Dioxide Breaks 800,000 Year Record
- New climate commitments from subnational governments set strong example for ParisBy Jennifer Andreassen Twelve states and provinces representing 100 million people from seven countries have committed to dramatically reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) hosted the May 19 event in Sacramento commemorating the official signing of the agreement by so-called "subnational" state and provincial governments. The Subnational Global Climate Leadership Memorandum of Understanding is part […]
- Opening of Hurricane Season a Timely Reminder of Urgent Need for Coastal RestorationMay 28, 2015
- Opening of Hurricane Season a Timely Reminder of Urgent Need for Coastal RestorationFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emily Guidry Schatzel, National Wildlife Federation, 225.253.9781, email@example.com Jacques Hebert, National Audubon Society, 504.264.6849, firstname.lastname@example.org Elizabeth Van Cleve, Environmental Defense Fund, 202.553.2543, email@example.com Opening of Hurricane Season a Timely Reminder of Urgent Need for Coastal Restoration Leading conservation groups call for action as storm season commences (New Orleans, LA—May 28, 2015) Prior […]
- New climate commitments from subnational governments set strong example for Paris
- April 2015 National OverviewPlease see April 2015 National Overview report for more information.
- April 2015 Global AnalysisPlease see April 2015 Global Analysis report for more information.
- April 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.
- April 2015 National Overview
- NASA/JPL bring sights and sounds to World Science FestivalExhibits, displays and presenters from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, are participating in this year's World Science Festival in New York, to be held from May 27 through 31. JPL exhibits/events include the premiere of "Orbit Pavilion," a massive walk-through sculpture that allows the public to "hear" the orbits of NASA's Earth-observing fleet […]
- NASA/JPL bring sights and sounds to World Science Festival
- Flooding on the Arkansas RiverRecord-setting rain has sent rivers over the banks in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.
- Flooding on the Arkansas River
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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 […]