Posted on January 19, 2018NOAA, NASA scientists confirm Earth’s long-term warming trend continues. After three consecutive years of record-high temperatures for the globe, Earth was a slightly cooler planet in 2017. But not by much.
Posted on January 11, 2018The Bachelor of Engineering program in Earth System Science and Environmental Engineering (ESE) at The City College of New York earns its second six-year certification in 2017 by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The next Comprehensive Review by ABET is scheduled for 2022-2023.
Posted on June 19, 2017The extent of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice remains small. Much of the world’s land and ocean surfaces registered persistently warm temperatures for both May and the year to date*.
Posted on March 13, 2017Carbon dioxide levels measured at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Baseline Atmospheric Observatory rose by 3 parts per million to 405.1 parts per million (ppm) in 2016, an increase that matched the record jump observed in 2015.
Posted on March 6, 2017Temperatures recorded during a four-day period in late February 2017 across the central and eastern United States were extraordinary for the end of meteorological winter—December through February.
Posted on February 2, 2017Rising sea levels threaten the coastal U.S., low-lying but densely populated regions like New York City are rethinking their approach to the built environment. A new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report warns that in the worst cases, parts of America could experience sea-level rises of as much as eight feet by 2100.