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Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2017

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2017

Rising background temperatures are conspiring to make Arctic winter warm waves more common and persistent.

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2017

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

  • Published: Jul 10th, 2017

A scorcher of a heat wave broke temperature records across the West and helped fuel new wildfires.

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2017

One of Africa's driest regions - the Sahel - could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius.

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2017

A major heat wave that helped fuel deadly wildfires in Portugal was more likely because of global warming.

These NASA Images Show Siberia Burning Up

These NASA Images Show Siberia Burning Up

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Large wildfires are becoming increasing common and severe in boreal forests around the world.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2017

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.