Blogs Extreme Planet

Globe Stayed Warmer Than Average in February, NOAA Reports

  • Published: Mar 15th, 2011

According to a new global climate analysis released today, 2011 continues to show unusually warm conditions worldwide…with some notable exceptions.

Arctic Exploration for Climate Science

  • Published: Mar 14th, 2011

A team of explorers have set off across the Arctic to track the effects of climate change.

Arctic Sea Ice Ties Another Record Low

  • Published: Mar 7th, 2011

Arctic sea ice extent declined to its lowest level on record for the month of February, tying the previous record set in 2005.

Loading the Dice for Heavier Snowfall

  • Published: Mar 2nd, 2011

An announcement from an environmental group says heavier snowfalls are consistent with climate change.

When Weather and Climate Gets Cloudy

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2011

A Wall Street Journal editorial has muddied the science of weather extremes and climate change.

Risks Keep Rising for Coral Reefs, Analysis Finds

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2011

Coral reefs around Florida, the Caribbean, and the rest of the world are in worse shape than ever, a new report concludes.

Permafrost Timebomb

  • Published: Feb 18th, 2011

As the Arctic melts, the ground may release half again as much carbon dioxide as humans have created through fossil-fuel burning in the past few hundred years.

NASA Visualizes Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay Area

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2011

NASA says two-thirds of its facilities in San Francisco Bay are at risk from sea-level rise, according to new research.