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  • Envisat makes first observation of CO2 from manmade emissions

    Using data from the SCIAMACHY instrument aboard ESA's Envisat environmental satellite, scientists have for the first time detected regionally elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide – the most important greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming – originating from manmade emissions. More than 30 billion tonnes of extra carbon dioxide (CO2) is released into the atmosphere annually by human ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • New funding for Canadian climate change research announced

    The Canadian government has announced new funding for an initiative to help "improve understanding of the climate and the atmosphere." The Climate Change and Atmospheric Research (CCAR) initiative will provide $35 million over five years to Canadian university and government scientists and researchers studying climate and atmospheric change. "The CCAR grants will harness some of the ...


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  • With Changing Climate, Farmers Should Prepare

    Climate change may trigger images of polar bears falling off melting ice slabs in the Arctic, but the changes are relevant for Ohio farmers as well. Winters in Ohio are warming quicker than summers are, while summer nighttime lows are increasing faster than daytime highs, said Aaron Wilson, climate specialist for Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of the College of Food, ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Climate Services, Observing Systems and Research in Focus at WMO Executive Council

    The World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) Executive Council has agreed on measures to expand and improve research and observing networks to increase understanding of our rapidly changing climate and strengthen delivery of meteorological services vital to society and the global economy. At its annual session 15-23 May, the Executive Council also discussed enhanced disaster risk ...

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