Global warming accelerates: February worldwide land and sea temperatures cast doubt on attainability of COP21 goals. The Earth is warming at an alarming rate.
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.
Ninth straight record breaking month for temperature; largest departure from normal ever. Is global warming about to overwhelm us — or will La Niña save the day?
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.
Methane is a greenhouse gas more powerful than carbon dioxide. Here we describe the main methane sources and the possible measures to decrease its emissions
November Global Temperatures put an exclamation point on the Paris Climate Agreement. 2015 is by far the hottest year yet.
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.
COP21 began last Monday and ends next Friday; it’s time to assess what we can expect from the final agreement. A preliminary draft with many suggested language alternatives was released on Saturday.
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.