25 Aug '11, 10pm

Stunning video of Hurricane Irene from Space Station added @dotearth

Stunning video of Hurricane Irene from Space Station added @dotearth

By 2050 or so, the world population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of people alive today. Those billions will be seeking food, water and other resources on a planet where, scientists say, humans are already shaping climate and the web of life. In Dot Earth, which recently moved from the news side of The Times to the Opinion section, Andrew C. Revkin examines efforts to balance human affairs with the planet’s limits. Conceived in part with support from a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, Dot Earth tracks relevant developments from suburbia to Siberia. The blog is an interactive exploration of trends and ideas with readers and experts.

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/25/a-calamitous...

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Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Aug '11, 10pm

Hurricane Irene sprawls across nearly 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) in this true-color image taken by the Moderate Resoluti...

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Aug '11, 8pm

As Hurricane Irene continues to strengthen, its shape is becoming more defined. In this image, taken by the GOES satellite...

Shift in Track for Hurricane Irene Puts Million...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 25 Aug '11, 3pm

10:35 a.m. | Updated Millions of residents of the East Coast for whom a hurricane strike is, at best, a dim memory now fac...

Hurricane Irene, Climate Change, and the Need t...

desmogblog.com 25 Aug '11, 2pm

In May of 2005, a few months before Hurricane Katrina, I wrote an article that nobody noticed. It was entitled “Thinking B...

All of Hurricane Irene captured in this image from our Terra satellite, Thursday ~noon ET. #hurricaneirene

All of Hurricane Irene captured in this image f...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Aug '11, 12pm

Hurricane Irene is a large and dangerous storm. In this image, taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ...

Tracking Hurricane Irene on Google, Bing, Mobile

Tracking Hurricane Irene on Google, Bing, Mobile

searchenginewatch.com 26 Aug '11, 6pm

As the potentially devastating Hurricane Irene bears down on the east coast of the United States, millions are turning to ...

Dot Earth Blog: Hurricane Irene – The Endgame

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Aug '11, 4am

By 2050 or so, the world population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of peop...

Dot Earth Blog: Hurricane Irene – The Endgame

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Aug '11, 4am

By 2050 or so, the world population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of peop...

Dot Earth Blog: Hurricane Irene – The Endgame

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Aug '11, 4am

By 2050 or so, the world population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of peop...

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Aug '11, 10pm

The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season has been busy so far in terms of tropical storms with seven named storms; however, none...

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Aug '11, 9pm

Irene formed as a tropical storm east of the Leeward Islands on August 20, 2011. By August 22, the storm had strengthened ...

'Fuel' for Hurricane Irene: warm Atlantic Ocean waters. Something else our Aqua satellite keeps an eye on.

'Fuel' for Hurricane Irene: warm Atlantic Ocean...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Aug '11, 11pm

As Hurricane Irene rumbles through the Atlantic Ocean, it needs fuel to sustain itself. Warm water is the main fuel, and t...

Our TRMM satellite peers through the cloudtops ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Aug '11, 12pm

The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season has been busy so far in terms of tropical storms with seven named storms; however, none...

New York City orders unprecedented evacuations ...

todayonline.com 27 Aug '11, 3am

Hurricane Irene closed in on the Atlantic coast yesterday, triggering emergency preparations that included unprecedented e...