A new study performed by researchers working at the Global Carbon Project, at the University of East Anglia and the British Antarctic Survey, shows that the growth rate of carbon dioxide emissions has increased from 1.3% to 3.3% each year since 2000. The study shows that global carbon dioxide emissions from all human activities had increased 35% over the … Read More
Extreme weather, including a drought that has persisted in some places for six years, has focused the Australian public on climate change, and it is shaping up as a major issue in the general elections that are expected to be called in the next few weeks.
Climage change, the rate of extinction of species, and the challenge of feeding a growing population are putting humanity at risk, the United Nations Environment Program says in its fourth Global Environmental Outlook since 1997.
Over the past five years, Jackson State University has taken a leading role in the development of a world-class mesoscale observing network in Mississippi for research, education, and operational use: The Mississippi Mesonet (White and Matlack 2005). Broadly speaking a mesonet can be considered to be a network of automated weather observing stations whose spatial distribution facilitates near-real time description in between the standard “synoptic” observing stations of the National Weather Service (NWS) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In many cases, they are characterized by improved temporal resolution and supplemental sensors compared to the synoptic network.
Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency for 85 counties
Scientists predict 1-m sea level rise within 50 years.
White House edits CDC testimony on the health risks of climate change.
Connecticut Independent Joseph Lieberman and Virginia Republican John Warner, have launched major legislation on climate change that sets a marker for Congress and directly challenges the Bush administration.
The West is the fastest-growing part of the country. It’s also the driest. And climate change could be making matters much, much worse.
For scientists, global warming is a disaster movie, its opening scenes set at the poles of Earth. The epic already has started. And it’s not fiction. The scenes are playing, at the start, in slow motion: