Global Climate Change
Vital Signs of the Planet
CO2 video for carbon feature
Learn how you can explore Eyes on the Earth's many features, including real-time data visualizations of Earth's vital signs and 3D models of Earth-orbiting satellite missions.
Tutorial: NASA's Eyes on the Earth
This documentary traces the efforts of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to measure greenhouse gases.
JPL and the Space Age: Sky High (Video)
¡La NASA no explora solamente el espacio exterior! Desde 1959, con el lanzamiento del primer satélite meteorológico, la NASA ha estado estudiando nuestro planeta de origen a escala global.
Misión a la Tierra
The past decade has been the hottest ever recorded since global temperature records began 150 years ago. This video discusses the impacts of the sun's energy, Earth's reflectance and greenhouse gasses on global warming.
Video: Temperature Puzzle
Join NASA Earth scientists for a 360-degree view of our planet as they head into the field to study ice in Greenland and coral reefs in Hawaii.
Earth 360 Video: The Call of Science
This visualization shows the complex patterns of methane emissions produced globally from January 2018 to November 2018.
Video: Methane Sources
Karen St. Germain, NASA's director of Earth science, gave a presentation at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Video: What NASA Knows from Decades of Earth System Observations
B-roll for media on the sea level-observing Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite.
Video: Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Media Reel
Video: NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) and Operation IceBridge missions investigate Greenland's thinning ice sheets from above and below.
Video: Greenland's thinning ice
Continuing key Earth observations is really important to see how our atmosphere, land, and ocean are changing over time. A long-term record, combined with cutting-edge observations from the new NASA Earth System Observatory, will continue to push boundaries to better understand our ever-changing planet.
How NASA Satellites Help Model the Future of Climate
Aprende cómo se desplaza el dióxido de carbono alrededor de la Tierra. Además, el archivo descargable incluye una página con definiciones de términos.
Página de colorear: El ciclo del dióxido de carbono
Video: Global sea level rise is accelerating incrementally over time rather than increasing at a steady rate.
Video: New study finds sea level rise accelerating
Land. Water. Fire. Ice. These elements are basic ingredients that make up planet Earth. Take a moment to admire the magnificent spectacle of our stunning home planet from the perspective of space.
Video: Majestic Planet
Video: A high-resolution, three-dimensional view of global atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations from September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015.
Video: Seasonal changes in carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide is the main heat-trapping greenhouse gas that humans emit. How much do you know about it and its impact on global warming and climate change?
Quiz: Carbon dioxide
Oceanographer Josh Willis discusses the heat capacity of water, performs an experiment to demonstrate heat capacity using a water balloon and describes how water's ability to store heat affects Earth's climate.
Video: Oceans of Climate Change
This animation shows how various temperature records and Arctic sea ice have changed between 1850 and 2018 from human and natural drivers of climate change.
Human and Natural Drivers of Climate Change (1850-2018)
This visualization presents methane emissions across the United States for the year 2012.
Video: Methane Emissions in the United States
The carbon dioxide cycle is the movement of carbon dioxide (CO
) between the land, the atmosphere, and the ocean. Print this page to color with your kids at home.
Coloring Page: The Carbon Dioxide Cycle
A quick guide to the science behind sea level rise from an ice-loss perspective, what it means in relatable terms and why it matters.
On Thin Ice: Why Ice Loss Matters
By comparing bee data to satellite imagery, NASA research scientist Wayne Esaias uses honey bees as tiny data collectors to understand how climate change is affecting pollination and plants.
Video: Sting of Climate Change
This movie shows the evolution of several regions of the Greenland Ice Sheet between 2008 and 2300 based on three different climate scenarios.
Greenland Ice Sheet: Three Futures
This animation shows the movement of carbon dioxide between the air and sea with the help of ocean surface winds from Jan. 3, 2012 to Aug. 15, 2012.
Video: Movement of Carbon Dioxide Between the Air and Sea
Las nubes son complicadas cuando se trata de la ciencia del clima, ya que calientan y enfrían la Tierra.
Video: Winter temperatures are soaring in the Arctic for the fourth winter in a row.
NASA studies an unusual Arctic warming event
Interactives, galleries and apps
Images of Change
Explore a stunning gallery of before-and-after images of Earth from land and space that reveal our home planet in a state of flux.
Climate Time Machine
Travel through Earth's recent climate history and see how increasing carbon dioxide, global temperature and sea ice have changed over time.
Eyes on the Earth
Track Earth's vital signs from space and fly along with NASA's Earth-observing satellites in an interactive 3D visualization.
Global Ice Viewer
Earth's ice cover is shrinking. See how climate change has affected glaciers, sea ice, and continental ice sheets.