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What does GISS stand for?

GISS stands for Goddard Institute for Space Studies

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According to James Hansen, who heads NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, global temperatures change due to variations in ocean heating and cooling.
The Met Office works alongside two centres in the US to calculate monthly global temperature averages -- the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, which is part of NASA, and the National Climatic Data Center.
The study, from Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, has concluded that tackling the pollution provides "substantial benefits for air quality while simultaneously contributing to climate change mitigation" and "may present a unique opportunity to engage parties and nations not yet fully committed to climate change mitigation for its own sake.