Part 3 of this series about the impacts of climate change on global agriculture was centred around a climate model study that indicated major global crop belts could experience production declines as a result of increased heat stress. These authors … Continue reading
The August 2015 global data of NOAA (full report) are just in. It was another record-hot month – the hottest August ever measured – already the 6th month of 2015 to be higher than any other previously recorded (February, March, … Continue reading
As the days shorten and the summer sun is slowly setting under the horizon, the frost is returning to the Arctic and American scientists make up the balance of what has turned out to be an unprecedented melting season. The … Continue reading
First there was ‘unprecedented melting’ in 2005, then came the new Greenland melting record of 2010 – again to be broken this year, during the hot July of 2012, NASA images show.
Meteorologists of NOAA conclude the high summer temperatures experienced in the US make the months of June, July and August 2011 the second hottest summer in recorded history.