First Global Rainfall and Snowfall Map from NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Mission

NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission has produced its first global map of rainfall and snowfall. The GPM Core Observatory launched one year ago as a collaboration between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and acts as the standard to unify precipitation measurements from a network of 12 satellites. 

Climate Desk: goWhite

This short film highlights the benefits of painting New York's rooftops white in order to reflect solar radiation, reducing the air conditioning consumption by around 10% and how they meet their annual target of painting 1,000,000 sq ft of New York’s rooftops each year in environmentally friendly white paint.