2013 Hurricane Season

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2013 Hurricane Season

  • Published: Dec 11th, 2013

This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

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Climate Change & The Jet Stream

  • Published: Nov 1st, 2013

As the globe continues to warm, it is already having an effect on the jet stream and corresponding weather patterns.

Autumn is Falling Back

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Autumn is Falling Back

  • Published: Oct 11th, 2013

Foliage color and timing has been starting later, on average, in a warming world.

2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

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2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

  • Published: Sep 13th, 2013

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.

Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

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Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

  • Published: Aug 28th, 2013

The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes in the future.

Decades of Warming

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Decades of Warming

  • Published: Aug 23rd, 2013

Despite the recent slowdown in warming rate, this past decade was the world's warmest on record.

Lightning-Caused Wildfires

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Lightning-Caused Wildfires

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2013

As the graphic shows, people cause most wildfires. But lightning-ignited fires burn by far the most territory.

Record Highs vs. Record Lows

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Record Highs vs. Record Lows

  • Published: Jul 10th, 2013

Record highs have outpaced record lows by a bigger margin each decade since the 1960s.