Tagged Weather/Climate

US renews pledge to cut emissions 26–28% by 2025

The US government on Tuesday formally pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent over 2005 levels within the next decade, ahead of a major climate conference later this year. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories

NASA sees Maysak become a super typhoon

NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image of Typhoon Maysak as it strengthened into a super typhoon on March 31, reaching Category 5 hurricane status on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale. The TRMM and GPM satellites, both satellites are co-managed by NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency captured rainfall and cloud Read Full Article Here For…

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Paris 2015 Climate Summit: Countries’ Targets Beyond 2020

By Emil Jeyaratnam and James Whitmore Environment Photo credit: Burning fossil fuels is still the greatest source of greenhouse gases. London Permaculture/Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA What are countries really bringing to the negotiating table when the world Read Full Article Here For more great articles: IFLScience

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Satellite Data Show The Earth Is Getting Greener

By Mary Beth Griggs It isn’t often that environmental scientists get good news. But a new study in Nature Climate Change found that for the past few years, the earth has been getting a little… Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Popular Science

Scientists discover elusive secret of how continents formed

An international research team, led by a Virginia Tech geoscientist, has revealed information about how continents were generated on Earth more than 2.5 billion years ago—and how those processes have continued within the last 70 million years to profoundly affect the planet’s life and climate. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Phys.org –…

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