A new report from the World Meteorological Organization warns that the current climate is bringing Earth into 'truly uncharted territory.' Here are the extreme climate events that hit parts of Earth in 2016.
Earth/Environment March 23, 2017
New maps from the USA National Phenology Network of the USGS reveal the early arrival of spring this year in many parts of the country. What accounts for the unusual season change?
Earth/Environment March 1, 2017
January 2017 ranked as the third hottest January since modern record-keeping began in 1880. The recent finding was based on a monthly global temperature analysis by NASA scientists.
Earth/Environment February 17, 2017
Scientists from NASA and the NOAA have reported that 2016 is the hottest year on Earth since record keeping started in 1880. It is the third consecutive year setting a new record for average global temperatures.
Earth/Environment January 19, 2017
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has predicted that 2016 will be the hottest year with January—September temperature already up by 1.2 degree Celsius. The first months of the year had higher temperature because of the El Nino event.
Earth/Environment November 15, 2016
NASA data confirmed that February 2016 was the hottest February ever recorded. Environment experts suggest that 2016 could be the hottest year for the Earth.
Earth/Environment March 15, 2016
This one's for the history books: a group of scientists has proclaimed 2015 to be the hottest year on record, thanks in part to El Niño.
Animals January 21, 2016
2015 will surpass last year’s record heat and will be the hottest year, declared the World Meteorological Organization. The U.N. weather agency's report also outlines other extreme weather events and climate highlights this year.
Earth/Environment November 27, 2015
University of Bristol researchers argued that there is no substantive proof of a global warming "pause" or "hiatus." The notion first floated around 2006 and has since entered the media and scientific literature.
Earth/Environment November 26, 2015
August 2014 was the hottest August in recorded history. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) suggests that 2014 may become the hottest year ever recorded.
Animals September 19, 2014