Last year was the warmest year in recorded history, scientists confirmed today. With global temperatures topping 1°C above preindustrial times, the world has now experienced three consecutive record-warm years for the first time since records began
Analysis of difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of warming finds extra 0.5°C would mean longer heatwaves, greater droughts and threats to crops and coral reefs
April 22, 2016 — A difference of half a degree centigrade may be barely noticeable day to day, but the difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming is a shift into a new, more dangerous climate regime, according to the first comprehensive analysis of the issue.
The average temperature planet-wide was 2.20 degrees Fahrenheit (1.22 degrees Celsius) above the 20th century average of 54.9 F (12.7 C), the report says
MIAMI, USA (Apr. 20, 2016) — Last month marked the hottest March in modern history and the 11th consecutive month in which a monthly global temperature record was broken, US officials said Tuesday, April 19.
With an average temperature that was 2.18 Fahrenheit (1.21 Celsius) above the 20th century average, the month marked ‘the highest departure from average among all 1,646 months in the record’
MIAMI, USA (Mar. 18, 2016) — Temperatures across the planet soared again last month, setting a new heat record with the warmest February since modern records began, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday, March 17.
Australian researchers say a global tracker monitoring energy use per person points to 2°C warming by 2030
March 10, 2016 — The world is on track to reach dangerous levels of global warming much sooner than expected, according to new Australian research that highlights the alarming implications of rising energy demand.