163 years ago, Eunice Newton Foote was the first scientist to research the link between increased carbon dioxide and a warmer atmosphere.
Urban heat islands are places in the world that have higher temperatures than the locations around them. These urban heat islands can be created by natural factors like mountains, plains, or deserts, or by man-made factors like cities, industrial areas and intentional landscaping. Scientists have been studying the effects of […]
The National Climate Assessment, an important report on the impacts on climate change in the United States today and in the future, was released by the White House today. The report was produced by a team of 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee and reviewed by the public and […]
NASA takes a look at global temperatures and has a short piece and animated map showing the global change in temperature since 1880. According to an ongoing temperature analysis conducted by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) and shown in this series of maps, the average global […]