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April 2019 was 2nd hottest on record for the globe

Despite cooler-than-average temperatures in much of Canada and the north-central United States this winter and spring, April 2019 was the second-hottest April since meteorologists began keeping reliable records in 1880, according to the latest data released by NASA. The average» 

Environment

Scientist deliver antibiotic dart to ailing young orca

A three-year-old endangered orca received a shot of antibiotic treatment in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia as an international team of scientists attempted to save the life of the ailing animal. There are only 75 Southern» 

Environment

2017 was 2nd-warmest across the globe since 1880, NASA says

Last year, was the second warmest since scientists began keeping reliable record in 1880, according to a study by NASA. Earth’s globally averaged surface temperatures in 2017 were 0.90 C warmer than the 1951 to 1980 mean, according to scientists» 

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Arctic: Record ice-loss, highest melt rate in 1,500 years

Long-term ice-loss the “new normal” The latest Arctic Report Card – an annual scientific assessment of Arctic conditions by the U.S based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) paints a worrisome picture of the far north. The report begins with» 

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February was second hottest on record, NOAA

The earth experienced the second hottest February on record in 2017 in spite of the fact that there was no El Nino effect warming the planet’s waters. Calculations by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration indicate that the temperature» 

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Arctic report card 2016; warm and getting warmer

The American National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued its “Arctic Report Card 2016”. For most, the findings of the NOAA Arctic Programme will come as little surprise. Ocean temperatures across the Arctic from October 2015-September 2016 compared to the» 

Environment, Society

Earth records 16th month of record heat

The average world temperature for August smashed records making it the 16th record-breaking month in a row, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the United States. The average temperature for August was 16.52 C and it was» 

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La Nina may change weather patterns worldwide

An official “La Nina watch” has been issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. and it could bring more extreme weather starting in July or August. El Nino brought disastrous weather events around the world and» 

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2015 Arctic report card-dramatic warming, dramatic impact

The latest assessment of Arctic climate shows yet again more clear indications the Arctic is warming faster than other places on Earth. The annual Arctic report card has been produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration since 2006. The» 

Environment, International

2015 heading towards record as warmest year in modern history

The World Meterological Organization has released a provisional statement this week saying 2015 is heading towards being the warmest year on record. The statement was released prior to the upcoming U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP-21) starting on December 7th,in»