According to scientists at both NASA and NOAA, 2015 has shattered the warmest year record set in 2014 – and it has done so by the widest margin yet! Averaging nearly one third of one degree Fahrenheit warmer than 2014’s average – globally, in 2015, the average temperature on land and ocean surfaces was “1.62˚F (0.90˚C) above the … More 2015 is Warmest Year Recorded Yet!
Mario Molina (1943 – ) is a Mexican-born chemist who was part of the team that received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is the first Mexican-born scientist to receive the Nobel Prize in chemistry after helping to discover the effect of chlorofluorocarbons on the Antarctic ozone hole. An expert in atmospheric chemistry, he has served … More Mario Molina
2015 proved to be a strong year for El Niño with one of its strongest recorded yet! But El Niño? What does that even mean? What is happening in Earth’s climate and how is this measured? How does El Niño affect the United States, especially Wisconsin and the Midwest? Discover more about El Niño, how … More El Niño 2015 Ranked!
Citizen scientist Anya, an indigenous Siberian girl, witnesses the changes in her community as a result of climate change after working with Woods Hole scientist Max Holmes’ research team aboard her father’s ship. She gets involved in collecting water samples to learn, and teach her schoolmates about, global warming. Source: Anya: Citizen Science in Siberia … More Anya: Citizen Science in Siberia – Young Voices on Climate Change | NOAA Climate.gov