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2017 is so unexpectedly warm it is freaking out climate scientists

2017 is so unexpectedly warm it is freaking out climate scientists

“Extremely remarkable” 2017 heads toward record for hottest year without an El Niño episode.

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This graphic puts global warming in full perspective

This graphic puts global warming in full perspective

March was 1.3°C above pre-industrial average temperatures. If you were born after December 1964, you’ve never experienced a month cooler than average on this planet.

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Sea ice falls to record lows in both the Arctic and Antarctic

Sea ice falls to record lows in both the Arctic and Antarctic

The NSIDC doesn’t usually release data for both poles simultaneously, but has done so this time because of what scientists have dubbed an “exceptional” year in 2017..

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2016 officially declared hottest year on record

2016 officially declared hottest year on record

The hottest year in 137 years, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human activities, says U.S. government scientists.

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August ties july as hottest month ever on record

August ties july as hottest month ever on record

NASA data released on Monday means August marks the 11th record-setting month in a row.

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State of the Climate 2015: global warming and El Niño sent records tumbling

State of the Climate 2015: global warming and El Niño sent records tumbling

The world saw many other unwanted records tumble in 2015, providing ever more evidence for the effect humans are having on climate.

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First half of 2016 blows away temp records

First half of 2016 blows away temp records

While 2016 has gotten a boost from an exceptionally strong El Niño, the record temps are mostly the result of accumulating greenhouse gases.

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CO2 levels: Are we permanently above 400 PPM?

CO2 levels: Are we permanently above 400 PPM?

Concentrations in recent weeks have edged close to 410 ppm, thanks in part to a push from an exceptionally strong El Niño.

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As 2015 smashes temperature records, it's hotter than you think

As 2015 smashes temperature records, it’s hotter than you think

There is an El Nino in full swing which helps push average global temperatures higher, and records are being broken, but just how hot is it?

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Are we heading for a worrying Super El Niño?

Are we heading for a worrying Super El Niño?

Climate researchers are seeing the beginnings of what could be the most powerful El Niño event since 1997/98.

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Australia to see worse drought thanks to intensifying El Niño

Australia to see worse drought thanks to intensifying El Niño

New research by the Bureau of Meteorology shows El Niño will intensify between 2050 and 2100 thanks to climate change.