Bhutan’s quest for alternative energy
Shrinking glaciers, a changing economy and environmental worries are forcing the Bhutanese to question whether their dependence on hydropower is the realistic way forward.
Rising seas by decade
Illustrating the complicated patterns of rising and falling ocean levels across the globe from 1993 to 2015.
Explore the World’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions
NASA | IPCC Projections of Temperature and Precipitation in the 21st Century
Climate models used by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimate global temperature and precipitation patterns will change throughout the 21st century given current rising greenhouse gas concentrations. This visualization is based on a scenario in which carbon dioxide concentrations reach 670 parts per million by 2100, up from around 400 ppm today.
Older Arctic Sea Ice Disappearing
Arctic sea ice is shrinking in surface area and becoming younger and thinner.
Arctic sea ice growing younger, thinner
This animation tracks the relative amount of ice of different ages from 1990 through early November 2016.
Third-ever global coral bleaching event 2015
Global coral bleaching 2014-2015
February 2017 Arctic Sea Ice Update
Weekly satellite data/imaging from September 2016 through February 2017
10 Years of Weather History in 3 Minutes
3,788 days of weather images taken by NOAA's GOES-12 satellite
A New Forecast Model Gives Scientists a Longer View of Arctic Sea Ice
Scientists have developed a new model to predict the sea ice minimum extent, using historical measurements and real-time satellite data.
2017 Takes Second Place for Hottest Year on record
Earth’s surface temperatures in 2017 were the second only to temperatures recorded in 2016, an El Niño year, and the hottest ever, since global estimates began.
Welcome to the Anthropocene
Antarctic ice loss 2002-2016
Greenland ice loss 2002-2016
Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies
Sea surface temperature vs hurricanes and tropical storms
Cumulative CO2 Emissions By Country
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