Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and NOAA.
Persistent drought conditions have spread across the U.S. Southwest, with the Four Corners area standing out as extremely dry.
The essence of the recent UN/IPCC report about the planetary disruption resulting from the carbon that human activity puts into the atmosphere can be summed up in a single sentence.
Scientists at NASA/GISS have voted the article “An improved convective ice parameterization for the NASA GISS Global Climate Model and impacts on cloud ice simulation” by Gregory Elsaesser et al. as the top work among over 180 research publications by institute staff published in 2017.
The Global Fire Weather Database accounts for local winds, temperatures, and humidity, while also being the first fire prediction model to include satellite–based precipitation measurements.
Thousands of planets have been discovered outside our solar system.
If some of them host life, will we be able to recognize it?
Recent satellite imagery showed waves in the dust clouds blown from the Sahara Desert over the Red Sea.
Earth's global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA.