WASHINGTON — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather.
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By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — You fly more than 100 miles for love. You get rejected. You fly another 100 miles. Another rejection. And another.
That’s the high-flying but futile sex life of the male pectoral sandpiper looking for love in northernmost Alaska, according to a new study.
WASHINGTON — With steamy nights, sticky days and torrential downpours, last year went down as one of the warmest and wildest weather years on record in the United States.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that 2016 was the second hottest year in the U.S. as Alaska warmed dramatically and nighttime temperatures set a record.
WASHINGTON — The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say.
WASHINGTON — The United States is already setting twice as many daily heat records as cold records, but a new study predicts that will get a lot more lopsided as man-made climate change worsens.
WASHINGTON — Federal meteorologists say Earth’s 16-month streak of record high temperatures is finally over.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says last month’s 60.6 degrees (15.9 Celsius) was merely the second hottest September on record for the globe. That’s slightly cooler than the September record set last year. But it was warmer than the 20th century average.
WASHINGTON — A new study paints a picture of an Earth that is warmer than it has been in about 120,000 years, and is locked into eventually hitting its hottest mark in more than 2 million years.
WASHINGTON — Arctic sea ice this summer shrank to its second lowest level since scientists started to monitor it by satellite.
WASHINGTON — Earth just broiled to its hottest month in recorded history, according to NASA.
Even after the fading of a strong El Nino, which spikes global temperatures on top of man-made climate change, July burst global temperature records.
WASHINGTON — Tempers are rising in America, along with the temperatures.