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  • A Dozen Things That Helped and Hurt Climate Progress in 2021

    A Dozen Things That Helped and Hurt Climate Progress in 2021

    2021 may turn out to be the most critical year in our efforts to combat climate change. What things helped and what things hurt climate progress this year?

  • Meet Pepperoni the Robin, and Friends

    Meet Pepperoni the Robin, and Friends

    Natalie Boelman and colleagues are tagging American robins near Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada, as the birds migrate north to nesting grounds. In a recent blog post for NASA, she put up videos about their work. You can watch some of them below, or go to the blog page at NASA’s Earth Observatory to see and…

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • A Dozen Things That Helped and Hurt Climate Progress in 2021

    A Dozen Things That Helped and Hurt Climate Progress in 2021

    2021 may turn out to be the most critical year in our efforts to combat climate change. What things helped and what things hurt climate progress this year?

  • Meet Pepperoni the Robin, and Friends

    Meet Pepperoni the Robin, and Friends

    Natalie Boelman and colleagues are tagging American robins near Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada, as the birds migrate north to nesting grounds. In a recent blog post for NASA, she put up videos about their work. You can watch some of them below, or go to the blog page at NASA’s Earth Observatory to see and…