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Denver Shatters All-Time Heat Record For November

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver broke one heat record on Sunday and shattered another one on Monday.

The temperature at Denver-DIA reached 79° at 12:24 p.m.,” the National Weather Service tweeted. 202 more words

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Death Valley Breaks Record for Hottest Month Ever in the US

July temperatures in Death Valley have incinerated previous records.

With an average daily high temperature of 107.4 degrees Fahrenheit (41.9 degrees Celsius), July was the valley’s hottest month on record, blazing through the former record of 107.2 degrees F (41.8 degrees C) set in 1917. 82 more words

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Sizzling Shanghai, China

Shanghai registered on July 21 its hottest day since records began in 1872 as a stubborn heat wave baked much of China. The new record of 40.9 degrees Celsius (106 F) broke the previous record of 40.8 set in 2013. 139 more words

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Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

No seeds were lost but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change

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Breaking: 2016 heat was "unparalleled" in U.S. climate history

A new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that 2016 ranked as the second warmest on record for the United States, finishing the year with an average temperature 2.9 degrees warmer than the 20th century average. 621 more words

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