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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



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


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


2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Global temperatures are soaring toward a record high this year, the U.N. weather agency said Monday, while another report showed emissions of a key global warming gas have flattened out in the past three years. 807 more words


High temperature records broken in Saskatchewan

Temperatures records were broken in some Saskatchewan communities on Saturday, according to preliminary numbers from Environment Canada.

Warm late fall weather across the Prairies resulted in the temperature records being broken. 176 more words