Blogs Heat

World Bank Ties Ending Poverty with Climate Change

  • Published: Nov 19th, 2012

A World Bank report urges action on climate change as it examines the impacts of a 7.2°F rise in global temperature.

Only Rare Cold Will Keep 2012 From Being Hottest Year

  • Published: Nov 18th, 2012

While it's still technically possible that 2012 won't end up as the warmest year on record for the U.S., but it's not likely.

Climate Extremes Index on Rise, As Climate Attitudes Shift

  • Published: Oct 9th, 2012

Citing record heat & drought, NOAA said the U.S. has experienced its most extreme weather on record so far in 2012.

Watch 131 Years of Global Warming in 26 Seconds

  • Published: Oct 2nd, 2012

An amazing 26-second animation depicting how temperatures around the globe have warmed since 1880.

Image of the Day: Walnut Trees Can’t Stand the Heat

  • Published: Oct 1st, 2012

Research has shown that the hotter, drier conditions associated with climate change may prove fatal for walnut trees.

Image of the Day: Trippy View of Hot Time in the City

  • Published: Sep 7th, 2012

As cities heat up roughly twice as fast as the rest of the planet, there are things communities can do to combat it.

Summer of 2012 Is Hottest on Record For Many in U.S.

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

New data shows that the summer of 2012 was one of the hottest on record in many places across the U.S.

Image of the Day: This Gecko Won’t Hold His Tongue

  • Published: Aug 13th, 2012

Some lizard populations are going extinct and the cause, scientists suspect, is climate change.