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‘Earth Systems Science’

New research and scientific studies on the state of our planet, climate change, oceans, forests, land-use restoration of ecosystems damaged by human activities.

Relates to: Trendspotting, Energy Efficiency, Climate Prosperity, GTS, EM TV series, Reports You Need, Transforming Finance, Global Citizenship

ESA hands over control of the MSG-4 weather satellite

On 26 July at 09:30 GMT (11:30 CEST), ESA handed control of Europe’s last Meteosat Second Generation weather satellite, MSG-4, to EUMETSAT. This follows the launch of the satellite on 15 July aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, and the Launch and Early Orbit Phase carried out by ESA’s European Space [...]

Ice melt, sea level rise and superstorms: evidence from paleoclimate data, climate modeling, and modern observations that 2 ?C global warming is highly dangerous

There is evidence of ice melt, sea level rise to +5–9 m, and extreme storms in the prior interglacial period that was less than 1?C warmer than today. Human-made climate forcing is stronger and more rapid than paleo forcings, but much can be learned by 5 combining insights from paleoclimate, climate modeling, and on-going observations. We [...]

NASA Satellite Camera Provides “EPIC” View of Earth

A nasa camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away. The color images of Earth from NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) are generated by combining three separate images to create a photographic-quality image. The camera [...]

Structural EC/EU Solution For The Boat Refugees Problem

Ethical Markets  endorses these two  imaginative proposals  for desert-greening across north Africa , not only to  provide sustainable food and development , but to  stem the need for desperate people to  risk their lives trying to  cross the Mediterranean into  Europe , Hazel Henderson, Editor   Structural EC/EU Solution For [...]

Desert Investment Economics (Sea Water / Halophyte Crops Based)

Ethical Markets  endorses these two  imaginative proposals  for desert-greening across north Africa , not only to  provide sustainable food and development , but to  stem the need for desperate people to  risk their lives trying to  cross the Mediterranean into  Europe , Hazel Henderson, Editor   Desert Investment Economics (Sea [...]

STEREO-A Spacecraft Returns Data From the Far Side of the Sun

STEREO-A Spacecraft Returns Data From the Far Side of the Sun

  STEREO-A Spacecraft Returns Data From the Far Side of the Sun 07/16/2015 11:37 AM EDT This image of the sun was taken on July 15, 2015, with the Extreme Ultraviolet Imager onboard NASA's Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory Ahead (STEREO-A) spacecraft, which collects images in [...]

NASA, Agriculture Department Deputies to Sign Interagency Agreement for Earth Science, Agricultural Research

NASA, Agriculture Department Deputies to Sign Interagency Agreement for Earth Science, Agricultural Research

NASA, Agriculture Department Deputies to Sign Interagency Agreement for Earth Science, Agricultural Research 07/13/2015 04:15 PM EDT   NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden will sign an interagency agreement and hold a media availability from 10 to 11 a.m. [...]

20 Subnational Governments Lead Emissions-Reduction Commitments Ahead of COP21

Regional and state governments around the world are committing to ambitious emissions-reduction targets in the lead-up to December’s cop 21 meeting. Today, the Climate Group’s Compact of States and Regions announced record commitments to reducing GHG emissions from 20 governments representing 220 million people and $8.3 trillion in gdp. All [...]

NASA Study Finds Indian, Pacific Oceans Temporarily Hide Global Warming

NASA Study Finds Indian, Pacific Oceans Temporarily Hide Global Warming

You are subscribed to earth news for nasa. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. NASA Study Finds Indian, Pacific Oceans Temporarily Hide Global Warming 07/09/2015 02:19 PM EDT   A new nasa study of ocean temperature measurements shows in recent years extra heat from greenhouse gases has been [...]

COPERNICUS: SENTINEL SERVICES

On 23 June at 01:52 GMT (03:52 CEST 23 June; 22:52 local time 22 June) Sentinel-2A will be launched from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on top of a Vega. This satellite will be the second Sentinel for the Copernicus Programme. Copernicus is the most ambitious Earth observation programme to date. It will provide accurate, timely and easily [...]

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