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According to NASA, 2019 Was the Second Hottest Year on Record

NASA and the NOAA just announced that 2019 was the second hottest year on record. It barely edged out 2016,…

4 days ago

New Satellites Will Tell Us Exactly how Quickly the Oceans are Rising

One of the clearest signs of global warming, unless you live next to a glacier, are rising oceans. Now a…

2 months ago

This Artificial Leaf Turns Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

Researchers from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, have developed an "artificial leaf" that has the potential to turn carbon emissions…

3 months ago

Weekly Space Hangout: October 16, 2019 – Jeffrey Kargel Talks Climate Change on Earth and Beyond

Hosts:Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Allen Versfeld (https://www.urban-astronomer.com/ / @uastronomer) Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) Moiya McTier (https://www.moiyamctier.com/ / @GoAstroMo) Jeff…

3 months ago

There’s A Fire in Greenland… Again. It’s 10 Degrees Hotter Than Normal

As global warming ramps up, expect to see Greenland in the news a lot. That's because its ice sheet is…

6 months ago

New Study Shows How Breaching “Carbon Threshold” Could Trigger Mass Extinction in Earth’s Oceans

A NASA and NSF-supported study by an MIT geophysicist indicates that carbon emissions could push the Earth's oceans past a…

7 months ago

Airplane Contrails are Contributing to Global Warming Too

To the scientifically uninitiated, it might seem like a frivolous idea: That those slight, wispy clouds that trail behind jet…

7 months ago

NASA’s Long-Term Climate Predictions have Proven to be Very Accurate, Within 1/20th of a Degree Celsius

There are a handful of major science institutions around the world that keep track of the Earth's temperature. They all…

8 months ago

Today is the Highest Concentration of Atmospheric CO2 in Human History. 415 Parts Per Million. Last Time it Was This High, There Were Trees at the South Pole

Think about this for a minute: We humans and our emissions are helping turn back the climatological clock by 2…

8 months ago

Climate Change Q & A with Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls isn’t a climate scientist, but in his travels around the world as an adventurer, survivalist and host of…

9 months ago