Did you feel the burn? Everywhere — on land and sea, north and south — December 2015 and the full year were the hottest in a very long time (like tens of thousands of years). Decoded Science breaks down NOAA’s latest report on global temperatures.
World leaders signed a climate agreement in Paris and preened like proud parents of an extraordinary child. In fact, the result could be compared to a shark’s giving birth to an impressive-looking offspring with no teeth — and hoping it will grow some.
All eyes are on Paris. Will the final climate agreement just give lip service to CO2 reductions or have real teeth? El Niño is affecting weather, and the US and Europe are warmer than normal, while China deals with unprecedented pollution. Here’s all the latest weather news.
Atlantic hurricane season was a yawner; Pacific just the opposite. Records for annual rainfall are set in Texas, and the Paris climate summit begins, possibly to decide the fate of humanity — or not, depending on whom you ask. Decoded Science fills you in on the details.