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Alaska’s Ice Drain 2004-07

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Alaska’s Ice Drain 2004-07

Alaska has been shedding large amounts of ice into the sea - on average, enough to fill a daily freight train around the world.

Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield

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Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield

Arctic sea ice acts like a heat shield, reflecting most of the sun's energy. As the ice has melted back, it reflects less, and the planet is absorbing more heat.

Arctic Sea Ice by the Decade

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Arctic Sea Ice by the Decade

NASA satellites have watched Arctic sea ice for three decades now, and the record shows more and more melting over time.

Carbon Capture and Sequestration off the NJ Coast

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Carbon Capture and Sequestration off the NJ Coast

A demonstration of the process of carbon capture and sequestration for the proposed PurGen plant in Linden, NJ.

Proposed Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Linden, NJ

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Proposed Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Linden, NJ

The CCS project proposed for Linden, NJ will use a process called gasification to convert coal into hydrogen.

US Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions

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US Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions

CO2 emissions from fossil fuel have been growing steadily in the US and are projected to continue growing until 2030 and beyond if no legislation is passed to reduce emissions.

Copenhagen Diagnosis

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Copenhagen Diagnosis

The Copenhagen Diagnosis is a major climate change report released on November 24, 2009. Key findings in the report include that climate-related changes are happening faster than scientists expected only a few years ago and that the average scientific projection for sea level rise has increased sharply.

Mountain Snowmelt and Fire

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Mountain Snowmelt and Fire

In recent decades in the American West, wildfires have burned about 17 times more land in years with early snowmelt than with late.