Tag: Goddard Institute for Space Studies

2013 Ranks in Top 10 Warmest Years

by | 1.22.2014 at 3:57pm
NOAA-NASA top 10 warm years

Last year was one of the warmest on record, according to analyses of global temperature data by NASA and NOAA. Both federal agencies placed 2013 among the top 10 warmest years since records began in 1880, continuing a longer-term trend of global warming.

Making Sense of Climate’s Impact on Food Security

by | 2.17.2013 at 1:26pm
Cynthia Rosenzweig, GISS, Paul Ehrlich, AAAS 2013

From warmer temperatures to natural disasters such as flooding and drought, changing patterns of climate are having billion-dollar impacts on our food-growing systems. But scientists are struggling to find ways to measure and predict what may happen in the future—and to translate that into policies to help feed a bulging world population.

New Public Outreach Prize Goes to Earth Institute Climatologist

by | 10.18.2011 at 11:06am
Gavin-Schmidt-a-Nasa-clim-001

A major new international prize for public communication on climate-change issues has been awarded to Gavin Schmidt of the Earth Institute-affiliated NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. The $25,000 Climate Communications Prize was announced today by the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the world’s largest organization of earth and space scientists. Schmidt, an influential climate modeler who has authored more than [...]