Hottest Year on Record

  • Published: February 5th, 2015

2014 set a new mark for the hottest year on record. And while unprecedented heat has become almost common place, it's been a long time since the world set any global cold records.

Hot Years, Long Odds

  • Published: February 3rd, 2015

Nearly all of the planet's warmest years on record have occurred in the past 15 years. Is that just a coincidence? Climate Central calculates the probability.

135 Years of Global Warming in 30 Seconds

  • Published: January 18th, 2015

Thanks to NASA, you only need 30 seconds to see how the world has warmed over the past 135 years.

El Niño in 90 Seconds

  • Published: July 24th, 2014

So who or what is this El Niño that meteorologists warn may affect our weather in a big way?

Watch 63 Years of Global Warming in 14 Seconds

  • Published: February 6th, 2014

Updated to include 2013, this amazing 14-second NASA animation depicts how the globe has warmed since 1950.

Tell Me Why: Climate Science Is So Important

  • Published: January 7th, 2013

Scientist Jeff Privette explains how what's seen from the sky can tell us a lot about our climate on Earth.

Tell Me Why: The Climate Extremes Index Matters

  • Published: January 7th, 2013

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains the Climate Extremes Index and the critical information it contains.

Tell Me Why: We Need ‘Normals’ and Long-term Trends

  • Published: January 7th, 2013

Climate scientist Anthony Arguez explains the importance of “normals” in this version of Tell Me Why.