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2015 Still Running Away with Record Heat

2015 Still Running Away with Record Heat

Record warm November continues the trend of a record hot 2015.

A Major Milestone: 1°C

A Major Milestone: 1°C

2015 marked the first time since recordkeeping began that the global average temperature climbed to more than 1°C (1.8°F) above pre-industrial levels.

400,000 Years of Carbon Dioxide

400,000 Years of Carbon Dioxide

Atmospheric CO2 has reached a concentration unseen for more than 400,000 years, up 33 percent in the last century.

Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

Increasing greenhouse gases are the overwhelming reason why 2015 will be the hottest year on record.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

November Heating Up

November Heating Up

The unusual warmth that started this fall is extending into November.

Halloween Climate Extremes

Halloween Climate Extremes

Halloween comes during a time of year that has highly variable weather.

Warm Waters Fuel Hurricane Patricia’s Record Strength

Warm Waters Fuel Hurricane Patricia’s Record Strength

What we know about hurricanes and climate change.