Slow flow for glaciers thinning in Asia10 December 2018
Slow flow for glaciers thinning in Asia10 December 2018 Providing water for drinking, irrigation and power, glaciers in the world’s highest mountains are a lifeline for more than a billion people. As climate change takes a grip and glaciers lose mass, one might think that, lubricated by more meltwater, the...
Another El Niño on the horizon?07 December 2018
Another El Niño on the horizon?07 December 2018 The jury is still out as to whether climate change will lead to stronger El Niño events, but while representatives from around 200 countries at the COP24 conference are working to breathe life into the 2105 Paris Agreement, there is a 75–80% chance th...
Greenland ice loss quickening06 December 2018
Greenland ice loss quickening06 December 2018 Using a 25-year record of ESA satellite data, recent research shows that the pace at which Greenland is losing ice is getting faster.
ESA expands climate dataset portfolio06 December 2018
ESA expands climate dataset portfolio06 December 2018 ESA has added nine new projects to its flagship climate initiative as part of ongoing efforts to systematically observe and collect data in support of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Monitoring climate change from space04 December 2018
Monitoring climate change from space04 December 2018 Rising global temperatures and the effects of climate change are huge and environmental challenges. Satellites provide unequivocal evidence of the changes taking place and provide decision-makers with the information they need to address these complic...
Climate from space art competition29 November 2018
Climate from space art competition29 November 2018 Are you an artist with an interest in Earth observation and the climate? Do you fancy a three-month visiting artist post at ESA’s establishment in the UK? Then here’s your chance: enter the Climate from Space competition before 31 December.