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At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Halfway through 2017, the year is the second hottest on record, even without an El Niño to help boost its temperature.

Today’s Extreme Heat May Become Norm Within a Decade

Today’s Extreme Heat May Become Norm Within a Decade

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2017

The record global temperature of 2015 is likely to become the norm by 2040, and possibly even earlier.

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2017

A new report shows that greenhouse gases' influence on the climate has increased 40 percent since 1990.

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.

These Images Show Just How Big the Larsen C Iceberg Is

These Images Show Just How Big the Larsen C Iceberg Is

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2017

It's hard to imagine the Larsen C iceberg. These images help make it clear how massive it is.

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Antarctica just calved one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.

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.