News and Feature Articles
2020 News and Feature Articles
A serious drought has flared up across half of the United States — a familiar story for the past two decades.
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was supercharged, and not just in raw numbers.
GISS scientists answer questions about a new study that narrows the range of uncertainty in future climate projections.
GISS scientists leveraged NASA supercomputing resources for several months to model a hypothetical climate history for Venus over the past 4.2 billion years.
Following an active 2019 season, fires in 2020 have again been abundant, widespread, and have produced abnormally large carbon emissions.
Scientists at NASA/GISS have voted the journal article “Spectral signature of the biosphere: NISTAR finds it in our solar system from the Lagrangian L-1 point” by Barbara Carlson et al. as the top work among 160 research publications by institute staff published in 2019.
NASA/GISS remembers our longtime friend and colleague, Dr. Michael I. Mishchenko (1959-2020).
Abnormally warm ocean temperatures and a potential La Niña set the stage for an above-average Atlantic hurricane season.
Fires are raging in eastern Siberia in the midst of an unusually long-lived heat wave.
A series of model studies analyzed the effect of the solar cycle and varying solar conditions at all wavelengths.
After dry weather parched the soil and vegetation, large fires burned in the northwestern Venezuela state.
Powered by the Discover supercomputer, climate simulations incorporated a dynamic ocean to explore the habitability of Proxima Centauri b.
Taking a global food system approach to climate change research -- production, supply chains, and consumption -- is a key step in both adapting to and mitigating climate change.
Scientists are finding that models developed to study Earth's climate can be used to determine whether exoplanets can support life.
Afternoon thunderstorms are a typical phenomenon during summer in Western Australia.
According to independent analyses, Earth's global surface temperature in 2019 was the second warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880.
A new evaluation of global climate models used to project Earth's future global average surface temperature finds that most have been quite accurate.