Alaska Wildfires Release Decades of Carbon

  • Published: Dec 7th, 2010

Recent climate changes have increased Alaskan wildfires, releasing greenhouse gases that had been locked in the soil.

Coastal Marshlands Can Adapt to (Some) Sea Level Rise

  • Published: Dec 3rd, 2010

Most coastal marshes could be underwater by 2100 if sea level rise occurs rapidly, says new research.

More Evidence Accumulates of Record Greenhouse Gases and Warming Temperatures

  • Published: Dec 1st, 2010

Three new studies provide evidence of a warming climate.

How Do We Know: Thinning Sea Ice

How Do We Know: Thinning Sea Ice

  • Published: Nov 29th, 2010

NASA scientist Ron Kwok details new technology he is using to monitor how extensively Arctic sea ice is melting from below, a key indicator of the ice's long-term stability.

A 60-Year Glimpse At Local Climate Change Effects

  • Published: Nov 10th, 2010

In an Oregon Mountain region, a change in plant populations marks the warming of local temperatures.

Scientist to Retrieve Detailed Photos of Greenland’s 2010 Record Ice Melt

  • Published: Nov 4th, 2010

Arctic researcher Jason Box is going to great lengths to recover on-the-ground images of the extraordinary loss of ice from the Petermann Glacier.

How Do We Know: Proof in the Pixels

How Do We Know: Proof in the Pixels

  • Published: Oct 27th, 2010

Dr. Heidi Cullen talks to Dr. John Townshend about his current research which tracks rainforest deforestation.

How Do We Know: Ocean Acidification

How Do We Know: Ocean Acidification

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2010

The atmosphere isn't the only place carbon dioxide caused by human activity goes.