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WMO: May 2016 Sets New Records

World Meteorological Organization news release highlights new record highs for global surface temperatures and record lows for ice and snow cover in May 2016 From…




El Niño Drives Rapid Natural CO2 Uptick

Fastest annual increase of carbon dioxide on record helped by an El Niño driven natural CO2 boost, according to Met Office scientist. The rising concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide…




RSS May 2016 Data: Second Warmest May

Global atmospheric temperatures in May 2016, as measured by satellite instruments and analysed by US firm Remote Sensing Systems (RSS), tied as the second warmest May since satellite monitoring began….



Energy Independence Will Not Cut Emissions

Pursuing energy independence will hardly mitigate climate change, according to research reported in a paper published in Nature Energy From the University of Amsterdam Although cutting carbon…



Operation IceBridge Spring Campaign Ends

NASA’s Operation IceBridge completes 2016 Arctic Spring Campaign which studied the Greenland Ice Sheet and Arctic sea ice. From NASA Operation IceBridge, NASA’s airborne survey…


NASA’s IMERG Estimates Rainfall

NASA estimates rainfall totals in recent Texas and Oklahoma flooding using its Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM (IMERG). From NASA NASA’s Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM (IMERG)…


NASA Study Reveals Arctic Greening

NASA satellite imagery highlights details of Arctic greening. Almost a third of the land cover – much of it Arctic tundra – is looking more like…