Human-made aerosols identified as driver in shifting global rainfall patterns

UM Rosenstiel School researchers study particles MIAMI, FL, USA -— In a new study, scientists found that aerosol particles released into the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels are … Continue reading

Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature

Version 5 (ERSSTv5) Online — NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is pleased to announce that ERSST version 5 (v5) is now available online The data outputs include ASCII … Continue reading

PAGES2k Consortium Geo Temperature Histories

Global database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era Online. —  The PAGES2k Phase 2 collection is a community-sourced compilation of temperature-sensitive proxy records associated with the PAGES2k initiative. The … Continue reading

Climate change damages US economy, increases inequality

Severe costs ahead especially in south and lower midwest Online. — Unmitigated climate change will make the United States poorer and more unequal, according to a new study. The poorest … Continue reading

Climate broke multiple records in 2016

Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017 Online  —  The year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean … Continue reading

Climate – bridging human impacts

ORNL’s computational model on climate predictions Oak Ridge, TN, USA — A new integrated computational model reduces uncertainty in climate predictions by bridging Earth systems with energy and economic models … Continue reading