Countries can follow STEP M in parallel, which will provide advice on how to obtain, integrate and operate space data within their adaptation plan for climate change and possible migration. Introduction Climate change will increasingly impact the Earth’s natural environment in many ways, such as more frequent natural disasters, heat waves, melting polar ice, and rising sea levels. Many of … Read More
In response to community requests for citizen science tools, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has developed a toolkit of Geographic Information System mapping tools to support communities with environmental justice concerns. The agency is currently developing the Community Focused Exposure Risk Screening Tool (C-FERST) to bridge the gap between underserved communities and the best available science.
Odors are inevitably generated by human activities, such as industry, agro-business, and sewage plants). For neighbors, this creates discomfort that may be permanent, sometimes unacceptable. How can we turn potential conflict and dilemma of “job or comfort” into a “win-win” relationship?
Since 2012, senior students at St. George’s School in BogotÌÁ, Colombia, have participated in a team project called ÛÏEarth Observation: Science From Another Perspective.Û This year’s 88 students, working together in 12 teams, researched questions related to climate, one of the nine Societal Benefit Areas.