August 10, 2018
A recent study suggests that even if the carbon emission reductions called for in the Paris Agreement are met, there is a risk of Earth entering what the scientists call “Hothouse Earth” conditions.
August 3, 2018
The extended streaks of heat are being recorded across the United States, with 75 percent of the 244 cities analyzed having longer heat streaks than a half-century ago.
July 30, 2018
Recent studies suggest that Democrats and Republicans agree on climate change more than they might think. Overcoming assumptions to the contrary may help support policy efforts to achieve climate solutions.
July 26, 2018
Late July is the hottest time of year for much of the country. In the midst of this summer heat, Climate Central calculated the number of extremely hot days each year in 244 cities across the country and found that 73 percent experience more extremely hot days than they did a half-century ago.
July 20, 2018
Through conservation farming practices, Missourians are finding ways to battle erosion and benefit the soil. Many of these practices have an added bonus of sucking carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and then storing the carbon in the soil.
June 28, 2018
NASA’s newly launched instrument ECOSTRESS can see surprising things from space and take measurements that will help guide the planning for future observations.
June 19, 2018
Antarctica, a continent of snow and ice, is now losing ice three times faster than it was in 2007. In a new study published last week in the journal Nature, more than 80 scientists from multiple countries use satellite data to examine the Antarctic’s vast ice sheets, and their prediction is that if the current rate of ice melt continues, sea levels could rise six inches by the year 2100.
June 13, 2018
More efficient golf course water and turf practices can help limit the amount of greenhouses gases like carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide that are released into the atmosphere.