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So far, 2015 is the hottest year on record

By the reckoning of the three main agencies that track global temperature, 2015 has so far been the warmest year in more than a century. Coming immediately after the hottest year on record ( … 844 more words

So far, 2015 is the hottest year on record

By the reckoning of the three main agencies that track global temperature, 2015 has so far been the warmest year in more than a century. Coming immediately after the… 752 more words

New research shows that the Pacific winds are tied to the California drought

To understand why the west has been so dry since the turn of the century, cast your eye further west—to the natural waxing and waning of Pacific Ocean winds. 769 more words

A Picture Says...

A picture says a thousand words… what about two pictures?

The pictures are from Climate Central and depict San Francisco’s AT&T Park and Venice Beach under 12 feet of sea level rise. 57 more words

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Zanowski to Cape Town

Edited by Cathryn Asip for Climate Central

Documentary

Hey America, here's when the coldest day of the year usually hits your town

Two blasts of Arctic air are reminding tens of millions of Americans this week of just how cold winter can get, even in a world where temperatures are  331 more words

See How Much Hotter Your City Is Than Anywhere Else, Just Because It's A City

The urban heat island effect makes cities extra hot–and some cities are more extra hot than others.

Summers in the U.S. have been warming since the 1970s due to climate change, though it might not seem like it if you’re riding out this unusually cool August in the northeast and midwest. 367 more words

Ecology