Arctic Sea Ice by the Decade

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Arctic Sea Ice by the Decade

  • Published: Feb 8th, 2010

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

  • Published: Jan 2nd, 2010

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

US Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions

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US Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions

  • Published: Dec 29th, 2009

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

  • Published: Nov 23rd, 2009

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.

Acres Burned in Washington

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Acres Burned in Washington

  • Published: Sep 2nd, 2009

Wildfires in Washington State have increased significantly in recent years, a shift that appears linked to climate change.

Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield

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Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield

  • Published: Sep 1st, 2009

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.

Nationwide: August Days over 95 Degrees

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Nationwide: August Days over 95 Degrees

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2009

Present vs. projected August days over 95 degrees Fahrenheit

Nationwide: August Days over 90 Degrees

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Nationwide: August Days over 90 Degrees

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2009

Present vs. projected August days over 90 degrees Fahrenheit