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2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.

2016 Is Off to a Scorching Start

2016 Is Off to a Scorching Start

February 2016 was the hottest February on record.

There’s Trouble Brewing For Beer in a Warming World

There’s Trouble Brewing For Beer in a Warming World

Climate change is affecting the key elements in beer production: hops, barley, and water.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Threatening to Set Record Low

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Threatening to Set Record Low

The annual maximum Arctic sea ice extent is threatening to set a record low this year.

Where’s the Ice on the Great Lakes?

Where’s the Ice on the Great Lakes?

Overall, Great Lakes ice cover is on the decline.

Maximum Great Lakes Ice Cover on Decline

Maximum Great Lakes Ice Cover on Decline

Maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes is way down this year and on a long term downward trend.

Early Spring Impacts

Early Spring Impacts

An early spring can disrupt plant & animal behaviors and make it more difficult on farming.