- Consequences Of Climate ChangeNASA scientists warn: Global climate change has already had observable effects on the environment. Glaciers have shrunk, ice on rivers and lakes is breaking up earlier, plant and animal ranges have shifted and trees are flowering sooner. Effects that scientists had predicted in the past would result from global climate change are now occurring: loss […]
- Climate Change and the Presidental Action PlanThe President’s Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution in America Reducing Carbon Pollution from Power Plants Power plants are the largest major source of emissions in the U.S., together accounting for roughly one-third of all domestic greenhouse gas pollution. PROGRESS: In September 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced proposed carbon pollution s […]
- Collapse Of West AntarcticaThe collapse of the ice sheet in West Antarctica have raised concern about the rising sea level. “This is really happening,” Thomas P. Wagner, who runs NASA’s programs on polar ice, said. “There’s nothing to stop it now. But you are still limited by the physics of how fast the ice can flow.” “Today we […]
- Consequences Of Climate Change
- The 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index: Did your State, City Make the Cut?By Gavin PurchasIf there is one thing that works in the world of advocacy, it is a ratings table that shows how one state, metropolitan area, or utility compares to its peers. The latest report, U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, from Clean Edge does just that. The fifth annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index finds that California, Massachusetts, Oregon, Col […]
- EDF Expert Testifies at Atlanta Hearing about the Clean Power PlanJuly 30, 2014 […]
- Latest Mississippi River Delta News: July 30, 2014Environmental groups praise bipartisan Senate message to speed enactment of RESTORE Act By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune. July 29, 2014. “Six groups working on environmental and economic recovery issues Tuesday…” (read more) Wetlands growth in Wax Lake shows what diversions could achieve, scientists say (+video) By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. J […]
- The 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index: Did your State, City Make the Cut?
- June 2014 National OverviewPlease see June 2014 National Overview report for more information.
- June 2014 Global AnalysisThe combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for June 2014 was the highest on record for the month, at 0.72°C (1.30°F) above the 20th century average of 15.5°C (59.9°F). The global land surface temperature was 0.95°C (1.71°F) above the 20th century average of 13.3°C (55.9°F), the seventh highest for June on record. The combined global […]
- June 2014 DroughtDuring June 2014, the North Pacific and North Atlantic subtropical high pressure centers exerted influence over the southern tier states, while a strong westerly flow in the upper-level circulation sent frequent weather systems rippling across the northern CONUS. Some of these weather systems moved slowly, dumping locally heavy rains across the Northern and […]
- June 2014 National Overview
- Making science useful[[IMAGE||/system/image_uploads/main/Karen-Yuen_350px.jpg||Right||520||Karen Yuen||Karen Yuen, science data applications lead for the OCO-2 mission||||234||http://climate.nasa.gov/system/image_uploads/main/Karen-Yuen.jpeg]]Karen Yuen is the science data applications lead for the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission and has been with NASA for over 12 […]
- Making science useful
- Seeing through Sakha’s SmokeWith dozens of wildfires burning in a part of Russia best known for its frigid winters, the CALIPSO satellite offered this view through the clouds and smoke.
- Seeing through Sakha’s Smoke
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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 […]