The Arctic is warming at twice the rate of other places on Earth, due in large part to positive climatic feedbacks in the region. Decoded Science explains the feedbacks, and an expert weighs in on how they compare to one another.
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.