Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

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Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

  • Published: Jan 3rd, 2013

From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.

2012 Global Carbon Emissions

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2012 Global Carbon Emissions

  • Published: Dec 7th, 2012

Human-generated emissions of CO2 this year are expected to reach 35.6 billion tons. That’s up 2.6 percent from what was emitted in 2011, the previous record holder.

Slim Odds of Ending the Drought this Year

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Slim Odds of Ending the Drought this Year

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

For most areas of the U.S., the worst drought in more than 50 years is likely to persist well into the winter.

Autumn is on the Move

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Autumn is on the Move

  • Published: Oct 15th, 2012

If it seems like autumn leaves are taking longer to change color, you're not imagining things. Over the past 25 years, the onset of autumn has shifted.

2012: Warmest March Ever Recorded

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2012: Warmest March Ever Recorded

  • Published: Apr 18th, 2012

You knew it was warm last month, but today it's official: it wasn't just warm; it was the warmest March ever recorded in the U.S.

Pollen Searches are on the Rise

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Pollen Searches are on the Rise

  • Published: Apr 18th, 2012

Online searches for the word"pollen" have gone through the roof this spring, and if you know anyone with seasonal allergies (and who doesn't?) this isn't surprising.

Global Warming Coastal Flood Risk

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Global Warming Coastal Flood Risk

  • Published: Apr 12th, 2012

The odds of extreme coastal floods nationally by 2030.

Warming Winters in the U.S.

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Warming Winters in the U.S.

  • Published: Apr 12th, 2012

A graphical look at the way winters have changed in the United States between 1895 and 2010.