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Previewing the National Climate Assessment

Previewing the National Climate Assessment

Nov 20, 2018

Here are some resources to help you prepare for the upcoming release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.

Special IPCC Report: Global Warming of 1.5°C

Special IPCC Report: Global Warming of 1.5°C

Oct 9, 2018

According to the IPCC’s Global Warming of 1.5°C Report, immediate and dramatic greenhouse gas emissions cuts are needed to keep planetary warming to no more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Also, impacts noticeably increase with each half degree of warming.

Global Temperature Update: November 2017

Global Temperature Update: November 2017

Dec 18, 2017

Over land and ocean surfaces combined, it was the 5th warmest November on record, tied with 2016. Records go back to 1880.

Thanksgiving Travel & Transportation Emissions

Thanksgiving Travel & Transportation Emissions

Nov 21, 2017

U.S. carbon dioxide emissions from transportation recently surpassed those from electricity generation as the biggest source of emissions, but the increasing use of electric cars will likely cut those emissions back.

State of the Climate

State of the Climate

Aug 10, 2017

The 2016 State of the Climate Report was released today from the American Meteorological Society. This is the 27th annual report, which was led by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly NCDC). The report represents the work of nearly 500 scientists from more than 60 countries.

Climate-Friendly Cars

Climate-Friendly Cars

May 24, 2017

A car's climate impact depends on three main factors: the efficiency of the car, the distance driven, and in the case of electric and plug-in hybrid cars, how the electricity it uses is generated.

Earth Day 2017

Earth Day 2017

Apr 20, 2017

This Earth Day, we step back to see what earth science has taught us about the planet, and for more than a century we have known that carbon dioxide is warming our world.

Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

Nov 7, 2016

As the next United Nations gets underway in Morocco (known as COP22), we compare the current average annual range of high temperatures to their projections for 2100 using two different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios.

WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin

WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin

Oct 24, 2016

The World Meteorological Organization's Greenhouse Gas Bulletin is published annually to report on the latest trends in atmospheric concentrations of the most important long-lived greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and nitrous oxide (N2O).

Future Warming in the National Parks

Future Warming in the National Parks

Aug 24, 2016

Most parks have seen their average temperatures rise in their first century, and as greenhouse gas emissions continue to climb, more warming is expected during the next century.

Spring Arriving Earlier

Spring Arriving Earlier

Mar 2, 2016

Spring is arriving earlier in the U.S., and on the current greenhouse emissions path, it may start an average of three weeks earlier by 2100.

COP 21 Guide

COP 21 Guide

Nov 24, 2015

Here's our special package of content for the COP 21 conference in Paris.

The Greenhouse Effect

The Greenhouse Effect

Apr 16, 2014

The greenhouse effect explained in 30 seconds.