In its 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active season this year.
PostedMay 24, 2013
EPA researchers assess the vulnerability of older Americans to climate change in a new report titled Climate Change and Older Americans: State of the Science.
PostedMay 21, 2013
After many years of work to improve our understanding of the Earth system and human impacts on it, international cooperation on global change is entering a dynamic new phase. All regions of the world are moving to collaborate on initiatives that will advance understanding of the Earth system in the context of societal needs and a sustainable global future.
PostedMay 15, 2013
Physical Climate, Observations, Carbon Cycle
On May 9, 2013, the daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time since measurements began in 1958 at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.
PostedMay 9, 2013
Adaptation, Human Health
Today, in conjunction with a series of landmark steps announced by the Obama Administration to unleash troves of useful data from the vaults of government, USGCRP launched a new online tool that promises to accelerate research relating to climate change and human health—the Metadata Access Tool for Climate and Health, or MATCH.
PostedMay 7, 2013
Modeling, Water Resources
A recent EPA report combines climate change models and watershed simulations to develop a better understanding of what changes to streams and rivers we might expect over the next several decades.