Depiction of specific atmospheric humidity on June 17, 1993.

NASA’s Modern Era Retrospective-analysis for Research and Applications (MERRA) is producing a comprehensive record of Earth’s weather and climate from 1979, the beginning of the operational Earth observing satellite era, up to the present. This visualization depicts specific atmospheric humidity on June 17, 1993.

IMAGE: Research: Michele Rienecker, Max Suarez, Ron Gelaro, Julio Bacmeister, Ricardo Todling, Larry Takacs, Emily Liu, Steve Pawson, Mike Bosilovich, Siegfried Schubert, Gi-Kong Kim, NASA/Goddard; Visualization: Trent Schindler, NASA/Goddard/UMBC

Climate Action

An excerpt from “Acting on Climate Change: Solutions by Canadian Scholars,” a position paper from Sustainable Canada Dialogues.

James Meadowcroft is a professor in both the School of Public Policy and Administration and the Department of Political Science at Carleton University.

George Hoberg is a professor of environmental and natural resource policy in the Faculty of Forestry at UBC. He seeks to help Canada play a constructive role in addressing global warming.