by Joe Romm Posted on January 5, 2015
The Japan Meteorological Agency announced that 2014 was the hottest year in more than 120 years of record-keeping. NOAA is expected to make a similar call in a couple of weeks, as is NASA.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 17, 2014
New research suggests altered weather conditions due to climate change, along with invasive mussel species, are killing off the algae blooms' natural competitors.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 18, 2014
NOAA also ranks this January-July period as the third-warmest such period on record.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on June 26, 2014
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has been notable for more than hard-fought matches and stoppage time goals; it's also the first time official water breaks have been called due to excessive heat and humidity.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on June 23, 2014
This was the 351st consecutive month where the global temperature was hotter than the 20th century average, meaning if you are 29 years old, you have never experienced a colder-than-average month.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on May 20, 2014
Last month officially tied for the warmest April globally since recordkeeping began in 1880, according to data released by NOAA's National Climactic Data Center on Tuesday
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 14, 2014
Incidentally, April 2014 also marked the first month in human history when average carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached above 400 parts per million.