Stories tagged National Research Council

Jul
24
2010

June continues 4 month trend of all-time record warmth

Warmest June ever
Warmest June everCourtesy NOAA
2010 just surpassed 1998 (Feb, Jul, Aug) for the most "warmest months" in any calendar year (NOAA via Science Digest

How hot and for how long?

The July 22 Scientific American asks if this is The New Normal? A week earlier they asked, "How Much Global Warming Are We Willing to Take?

The average temperature of the planet for the next several thousand years will be determined this century—by those of us living today

Anthropocene

A new report from the National Research Council concludes that emissions of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels have ushered in a new epoch where human activities will largely determine the evolution of Earth's climate.

Time to turn it down

I hope you will check out the links above and start to consider how our decisions will impact conditions on Earth for a long time.