February 26, 2021
UNFCCC’s Initial NDC Synthesis Report highlights the need for urgent climate action. If this task was urgent before, it’s crucial now – to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, we must cut global emission by 45 percent by 2030, from 2010 levels.
February 17, 2021
The U.S. has rejoined the Paris Agreement—but what does that mean going forward?
February 11, 2021
This monthly summary from NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information is part of the suite of climate services NOAA provides to government, business, academia and the public to support informed decision-making.
January 29, 2021
Andrew Bowman, president and CEO of the Land Trust Alliance, pledges to conserve at least another 60 million acres by the end of this decade and urges the United States to empower private landowners to conserve their natural and working lands at a much greater pace and scale to meet inclusive and equitable conservation goals.
January 18, 2021
Tracking global temperature trends provides a critical indicator of the impact of human activities – specifically, greenhouse gas emissions – on our planet. Rising temperatures are causing phenomena such as loss of sea ice and ice sheet mass, sea level rise, longer and more intense heat waves, and shifts in plant and animal habitats. Understanding such long-term climate trends is essential for the safety and quality of human life, allowing humans to adapt to the changing environment in ways such as planting different crops, managing our water resources and preparing for extreme weather events.
January 15, 2021
Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts.
December 22, 2020
Scientific American highlights their top five climate stories of 2020.