The air we breathe16 May 2019
The air we breathe16 May 2019 Air pollution is a global environmental health problem, especially for those living in urban areas. Not only does it negatively impact our ecosystems, it considerably affects our health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 8 milli...
Monitoring Earth’s shifting land 15 May 2019
Monitoring Earth’s shifting land 15 May 2019 The monitoring of land subsidence is of vital importance for low-lying countries, but also areas which are prone to peculiar ground instability.
New potential for tracking severe storms14 May 2019
New potential for tracking severe storms14 May 2019 Even just within the last couple of months, Cyclones Fani, Idai and Kenneth have brought devastation to millions. With the frequency and severity of extreme weather like this expected to increase against the backdrop of climate change, it is more impo...
Adding satnav to turn power grids into smart systems06 May 2019 An ESA-backed project is harnessing satnav to insert an intelligent sense of place and time to power grids, to provide early warning of potentially dangerous electricity network failures.
Joining forces on Earth science to benefit society13 May 2019 With human activity leaving its indelible mark on the landscape and affecting the climate, our natural world is changing faster than at any other time in history. Science is fundamental to understanding environmental change so that these huge challeng...
Graffiti exhibition to showcase role of climate from space24 April 2019 Street art and climate science will combine at ESA’s Living Planet Symposium to highlight the major role that satellites play in helping to understand our Earth.