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‘We have abundant evidence that Greenland is losing ice, probably because of global warming, and it’s significantly contributing to sea level rise.’ — Tom Wagner, NASA’s cryosphere program manager
“If we have any chance of getting back to a stable climate, “unconventional fossil fuels, such as tar sands, must be left in the ground. If the tar sands are thrown into the mix, it is essentially game over.” James Ha...
The science makes clear that we should not be going after these unconventional fossil fuels [such as shale gas and tar sands]. We cannot afford to put that carbon into the atmosphere.” — James Hansen, former hea...
“The Arctic is critical to understanding global climate. Climate change is already happening in the Arctic, faster than its ecosystems can adapt. Looking at the Arctic is like looking at the canary in the coal mine fo...
Calving front of the Upsala Glacier (Argentina) Creative Commons: Etienne Berthier, Université de Toulouse/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 2012 Source: Flickr
Professor James Hanse, former head of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Creative Commons: 2012 Source: Flickr
Satellite photo of Hurricane Irene over the Caribbean Ocean Creative Commons: NASA Earth Observatory, 2011 Source: Flickr
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