This special report of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) presents some extreme events in 2016, such as the record global heat, the heat across Asia, the 2015-16 El Niño and a marine heat wave off the coast of Alaska, and discusses how human-caused climate change may have affected the strength and likelihood of these extreme events. 11 more words
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The first big heatwave of the summer will scorch inland Australia this week and reach the east coast by Thursday, sending the mercury and fire risks soaring as it goes. 348 more words
SACRAMENTO (CNN) — California just can’t catch a break this year.
The year started with torrential rain that unleashed landslides and deadly flooding. The deluge destroyed roads, 545 more words
Jenna Ladd | December 6, 2017
Temperatures reached an all-time high of 69 degrees Fahrenheit in Des Moines on Monday.
Iowa Mesonet found that temperatures at 8 AM and 12 PM on Monday also reached an all-time hourly high for the state on the 131 year record. 188 more words
Highlights of the Findings of the U.S. Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report
This executive summary presents the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. 27 more words