According to data released this week by the Japan Meteorological Agency, June 2015 was the hottest June in the global record. On Wednesday NASA reported similar findings, with 2015 tied with 1998 as the warmest on record. What is considered one of the strongest El Niños in 50 years underpins the ongoing global warming trend, making expectations for 2015 […]Read More
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People with concerns about the environment consider the science settled and have long since moved on to solutions for the problems or delved deep into specific issues, such as global warming, water pollution or deforestation. They are forgetting a simple fact: they are leaving a huge part of the population behind. Depending on which politician […]Read More
Oceans fuel record warmth for May 2014 In its most recent State of the Climate Report released on Monday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports that May 2014 was the hottest May on record. The combined average global ocean/land surface temperature for the month was 59.93º Fahrenheit (15.51 Celsius) 1.33º Fahrenheit (0.74 C) above the 20th century […]Read More
What the recently stalled polar vortex over much of the eastern half of the United States makes clear is that we humans are, by nature, not well equipped to think globally. At least not when it comes to their physical surroundings. After all, cold is cold. So, for instance, if there is two inches of […]Read More
Global warming is the top issue of the world agenda now and that’s not surprising – every area of our lives is affected by our environment’s condition. But what are the differences between Fahrenheit and Celsius or Kelvin and do they matter? The way we measure temperatures is derived from the exact difference between boiling […]Read More