Tuesday December 11, 2012
Featured by EPA, a member of the U.S. Global Change Research Program
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a new Climate Change Indicators Report yesterday. The report brings together data from multiple public and peer-reviewed datasets to show observed changes over time in 26 indicators of climate change – including measures of greenhouse gases, high and low temperatures, heavy rainfall, snowfall, pollen season and sea level rise.
Most of these indicators focus on the United States, but some include global trends to provide context or a basis for comparison. These indicators represent a selected set of key climate change measurements, and are not an exhaustive group of all climate change indicators. EPA's indicators are based on peer-reviewed data from various government agencies, academic institutions, and other organizations. Read more.