If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.
Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.
February 2016 was the hottest February on record.
Climate change is affecting the key elements in beer production: hops, barley, and water.
The annual maximum Arctic sea ice extent is threatening to set a record low this year.
Overall, Great Lakes ice cover is on the decline.
Maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes is way down this year and on a long term downward trend.
An early spring can disrupt plant & animal behaviors and make it more difficult on farming.