Emily Fischer
October 9, 2020

Climate.gov talks with Emily Fischer—an early-career atmospheric scientist and educator who has already made significant contributions to Earth science and fostering greater inclusion of women in the geosciences.

TOAST data image of south pole ozone hole
October 21, 2019

The seasonal Antarctic ozone hole was the smallest on record in 2019, thanks to a warmer-than-average September. 

October 17, 2019

If you missed our August 29 tweet chat, here's the transcript. Read what the fire and smoke experts had to say about the FIREX-AQ field campaign and its mission to study what's in the smoke from wildfires and agricultural burning. 

December 7, 2017

Mount Agung in Indonesia erupted for the first time since 1963 causing widespread evacuations on the island of Bali. But is it a climate event? 

October 12, 2016

The ozone hole didn't cause global warming, but climate and the ozone hole are related in other ways.

July 12, 2014

2013 continued a trend of water vapor in the surface atmosphere increasing over land and ocean relative to the 1970s, while the atmosphere over land becomes less saturated. 

Like a prehistoric fly trapped in amber during dinosaurs' days, airborne relics of Earth's earlier climate can end up trapped in glacial ice for eons. How do climate scientists turn those tiny relics into a story about Earth's ancient climate?

December 10, 2013

From reindeer to regional temperature patterns, from sea ice age to Greenland surface melt, the Arctic Report Card is a yearly assessment of the Arctic's physical and biological systems and how they are changing. This collection of visual highlights from the 2013 report is a story of the Arctic in pictures.

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