2018-03-27 13.52 NAS U.S. Methane Emission Report - Briefing to NOAA 29 March 2018

2018-03-27 13.52 NAS U.S. Methane Emission Report - Briefing to NOAA

On March 27, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine publicly released a new report on human emissions of methane in the U.S., which was sponsored by NOAA's AC4 program in partnership with DOE, EPA, and NASA. In this recorded briefing, NASEM's committee members summarized current approaches to measuring, monitoring, reporting, and developing inventories of U.S. emissions of methane, followed by a period of Q&A and discussion.

FIREX-AQ scheduled for summer 2019 25 January 2018

FIREX-AQ scheduled for summer 2019

The NOAA FIREX and NASA FIREX-Chem field campaigns will merge into FIREX-AQ — a joint field program that will take place in summer 2019.

CPO highlights 2016 milestones and achievements 16 May 2017

CPO highlights 2016 milestones and achievements

CPO is releasing its 2016 Annual Report, which gives an overview of FY16 achievements and highlights the great work done by CPO Divisions and Programs to advance scientific understanding of climate and improve society's ability to plan and respond.

Carbon Tracker CT2016 released 28 February 2017

Carbon Tracker CT2016 released

The updated version of this CPO-supported tool provides information for policymakers, industry, and researchers to make informed decisions related to atmospheric greenhouse gases.



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