National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Scientists Recommend System of Checkpoints to Help Guide Climate Engineering Research

The following news release was issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). It describes an opinion piece appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that outlines a framework for assessing and guiding research on “marine cloud brightening” — a proposed method to reflect sunlight … [continued]

2014 Weather And Climate Break World Records

Originally published on Planetsave. It isn’t official yet, but 2014 appears to have been the hottest year on the world temperature record. In December, during the U.N. climate talks in Lima, Peru (COP20), the World Meteorological Organization announced in a provisional statement that this conclusion about 2014 weather and climate … [continued]