February 2022 Regional Analysis

February temperature anomalies relative to their 1910-2000 mean: North America, -0.40 degress Celsius; South America, +0.89 degress Celsius; Europe, +3.10 degress Celsius; Africa, +0.72 degress Celsius; Asia, +2.42 degress Celsius; Oceania, +0.22 degress Celsius; Caribbean Islands, +0.87 degress Celsius; Atlantic MDR, +0.86 degress Celsius; Gulf of Mexico, +0.41 degress Celsius; Hawaiian Region, +0.61 degress Celsius; East N Pacific, +0.69 degress Celsius Source: State of the Climate Report …

Nature-based carbon removal can help protect us from a warming planet

A new study finds that temporary nature-based carbon removal can lower global peak warming levels but only if complemented by ambitious fossil fuel emission reductions. Source: Science Daily – Climate…

Empathy softens teachers’ biases, reduces racial gap in student suspensions

Interventions that seek to evoke empathy in teachers can sideline biases and narrow the racial gap in suspensions of middle school students, according to the results of a large-scale study to combat race-based inequity in school discipline. Source: STEM Education News…

Conversion process turns pollution into cash

Engineers have developed a promising electrochemical system to convert emissions from chemical and power plants into useful products while addressing climate change. Source: Science Daily – Climate…

U.S. fires four times larger, three times more frequent since 2000

Fires have gotten larger, more frequent and more widespread across the United States since 2000, according to a new article. The research shows that large fires have not only become more common, they are also spreading into new areas, impacting land that previously did not burn. Source: Science Daily – Climate…