As the climate warms, winter cold streaks like late January’s polar outbreak are becoming shorter and rarer, affecting agriculture and winter sports industries that depend on reliable cold.
The 2018 numbers are in and once again, the vast majority of the globe was warmer than average.
Winters are heating up, with serious consequences for America’s cold-weather sports economy.
For most places in the U.S., the hottest year on record has come during the current decade.
The four years with the most billion-dollar disasters have all happened since 2011.
The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has a strong correlation with rising temperatures.