It’s official: the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has crunched the numbers and confirmed that yes, 2015 was the hottest month on record, and last month, December 2015, was the hottest single month ever recorded. What’s more, last year’s record-breaking global warmth was warmer than
2015 Global Temperature Data Smash All-Time Record, UK Conservative Newspaper Responds With “What Global Warming?”
You may have heard today’s news from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, but just in case you haven’t: Around the globe, 2015 was the hottest year on record in NOAA’s temperature record stretching back to 1880. The margin by which 2015 was warmer than
The video below, produced by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, illustrates the change in arctic sea ice over the last generation – not just in surface extent, but also in thickness. Shifts in these measurements are subtle in the early years, so have the
The value of well-funded science is that it produces sustained observations over long periods, not just when an issue is hot. I am appreciative of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, funded by NASA, NOAA and the National Science Foundation with the task of
“Pa,” said Laura, “It’s so warm in here. Why can’t I take off this blanket?” “Never you mind that, Laura,” said Pa. “You are a big girl now and big girls do not complain. It is a tradition for the girls of the Ingalls family
“Climate change is not science. It’s religion.” — GOP Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz, October 29 2015 The latest data update from NOAA’s 1880-2015 temperature record is available. The following graph is drawn from that data, showing that of all the Novembers from all those years,
Three weeks ago, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced that global warming couldn’t possibly be real, because New York City was about to receive a “major freeze” that would be “weeks ahead of normal”. Actually, a freeze would have been just about a week ahead
If Donald Trump can’t even read a local weather forecast accurately, how can he be trusted with data in more complex contexts, such as the national economy, foreign policy, congressional relations, and global climate change?
This year, New York City will see its first frost take place after the usual time in the autumn, not before, as Donald Trump claimed.
You may recall that September 2014 was the single hottest September around the globe in the entire global temperature record going back to 1880. But what about September 2015? September 2015 takes its place just behind September 2014 as the second hottest September in the
Yes, when it comes to climate change, we liberals are stupid… Right now, we need more than just scientifically-informed liberals to confront these facts.