Note: Updated on 7/16 to add Denise Holland’s reaction to iceberg calving. Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Sniffing out the environmental impact of methane Climate change is a clear and present danger to all of us. And while most intelligent, informed, sane people know […]
A new analysis of global temperatures released Thursday by NASA and NOAA confirms that the planet is still warming at an alarming rate. The agencies performed two independent analyses on the newly-available 2017 global temperature data, which showed the world is 1.6°F above the 1951-1980 baseline used. Though they had slightly different approaches and gave […]
Phytoplankton blooming under Arctic ice is likely a feedback loop for climate change, but it is unclear yet if it is positive or negative.