Category: Climate change

2014 was the hottest year in recorded history.

It’s official — 2014 was Earth’s warmest year on record.

2014 Global Temperature Recap

State of the Climate | National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)

Selected Significant Climate Anomalies and Events - December 2014 Selected Significant Climate Anomalies and Events in 2014

Summary Information | State of the Climate | National Climatic Data Center (NCDC).

Everything You Wanted To Know About The ‘Polar Vortex’

 

The “drunk” jet stream on Jan. 6, 2014:

The “drunk” jet stream on Jan. 6, 2014.

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NASA – Arctic Sea Ice Hits Smallest Extent In Satellite Era

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Smallest Extent In Satellite Era

09.16.2012 - Arctic Sea Ice Hits Smallest Extent In Satellite Era

Satellite data reveal how the new record low Arctic sea ice extent, from Sept. 16, 2012, compares to the average minimum extent over the past 30 years (in yellow). Sea ice extent maps are derived from data captured by the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer aboard NASA’s Nimbus-7 satellite and the Special Sensor Microwave Imager on multiple satellites from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. Credit: NASA/Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio

The frozen cap of the Arctic Ocean appears to have

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