El Niño

El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a large-scale ocean-atmosphere interaction in the tropical Pacific Ocean. ENSO consists of oscillations between a warm phase (El Niño) and a cool phase (La Niña).

Climate Sensitivity

One thing scientists are still working to figure out is exactly how much warming each ton of CO2 causes. This is called the climate’s “sensitivity” to CO2.

Long-term Look at Climate Change

It has fallen upon climate scientists to develop the technical sophistication and to employ the research methods necessary to understand climate variables, how they change across time and space, and the degree of human-caused climate disruption.

Geoengineering Basics

Human Intervention and Climate Change The final installment of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report …

Energy Efficiency

Improving the Building Sector Buildings in the U.S. consume a great deal of energy, …