The rapid warming of the Atlantic Ocean is producing intense Pacific trade winds -- and a temporary hiatus in warming surface temperatures.
The planet shattered several climate records in 2013, from greenhouse gases to roasting Arctic heat to extreme storms.
Whale sharks are congregating to a new shark hot spot that's not too toasty or too cold. Continue reading →
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that May 2014 had the highest combined global average temperature (both land and ocean) ever recorded for that month at 59.93 degrees F. Continue reading →
Sand and grit from the Sahara are suspended thousands of feet up in the air and are then carried by the wind. Continue reading →
NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.
A water flow problem on Tuesday forced the US space agency to postpone the launch of a satellite to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas.
When Martian layers of ice and dust become dislodged, they can create dramatic block falls that can be spotted from orbit. Continue reading →
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