record temperatures

Science
Cracks in the Pine Island Glacier have "grown rapidly" in just the last few days, reports the World Meteorological Organization.
Environment
March through May 2015 was also a record high for that time of year, with global surfaces measured at 0.07 degrees Fahrenheit
Politics
This week, the Oscar race heated up, with Birdman and Grand Budapest Hotel leading the way with nine nominations each. In much more serious news, the planet itself continues to heat up, with NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announcing that 2014 was the hottest year in the 135 years since record-keeping began. What's more, the next 10 hottest years have all been since 1998. "The record 2014 temperatures underscore the undeniable fact that we are witnessing, before our eyes, the effects of human-caused climate change," said climate scientist Michael Mann. Of course, we've seen this movie before -- with alarming warnings about our steadily warming world repeatedly met with inaction. It's like "Groundhog Day," only without the laughs. Unless we rewrite the script, and push our leaders to adopt the long-term thinking that this challenge requires, we'll soon be facing a [SPOILER ALERT] very unhappy ending.
Environment
This past May was a scorcher. According to a new report, it was the hottest May in recorded history. Scientists believe the
Environment
The polar vortex plunged much of the Midwest into Antarctica-like temperatures on Monday. Chicago, Detroit and Minneapolis
The World Post
Drawing parallels between rising food costs and the earthquake in Haiti redefines the word "disaster" specifically reminds us of its human causes -- and it is a clarion call for action, a warning of an impending humanitarian crisis.
Environment
When the Glacier National Park was established in 1910, it had 150 glaciers. This stunning collection drew tourists from all over America. Today there are just 25, and they are shrunken remnants of their former selves.
Environment
Mr. Will not withstanding, climate change easily has as much relevance to our daily lives as taxes, jobs, and health care (and is directly connected to them).
Environment
The warmth across the United States was widespread and intense, especially across the eastern two-thirds of the nation. Many states recorded their warmest March in the 118 years of such records, and it was the warmest March on record for the contiguous United States.
Environment
WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud warned that the consequences of global warming could be permanent. "The world is warming
Environment
Every 10 years NOAA scientists calculate average temperatures and precipitation from thousands of U.S. locations. These "new normals" indicate how a changing climate may affect everything from energy bills to crops to insurance premiums.
Environment
2011-08-03-Screenshot20110803at4.34.07PM.jpg What made this month unusual wasn't only the hot days, but rather the hot nights.
Environment
The cumulative effects in terms of lost lives, stress on the power grid and damage to roads and bridges could eclipse the
Environment
"Is this global warming?" "Is climate change to blame?" "Is the weather getting worse?" These are big -- almost existential -- questions. I suspect they are a polite way of asking, "Is this our fault?"
Environment
2010 has been dominated by extreme natural phenomena, becoming known as the year of 'global weirding.' Heat waves are just
Environment
If Russia's current heatwave being the worst in 1000 years and doubling the daily death rate in Moscow wasn't enough, check
Wellness
So keep your AC high and turn your ceiling lights down low, And keep your curtains drawn until the moon begins to glow, And