Ten of the lowest annual Arctic sea ice volume minimums have been in the last 11 years.
This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.
2014's Arctic sea ice minimum isn’t going to be as low as the record set in 2012, but it will be well below the 1981-2010 average.
September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.
The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.
If global warming continues unabated, only 6 of the 19 previous host cities could host the Winter Games again by the 2080s.
Compared with the median ice cover from 1981-2010, 2013's Arctic sea ice loss comes out to approximately 1.74 times the land area of Texas.
As the graphic shows, people cause most wildfires. But lightning-ignited fires burn by far the most territory.