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Global Warming

When Tropical Cyclones Can’t Move On

September 13, 2018
Tropical cyclones are taking substantially longer to move from place to place, increasing local rainfall and flooding impacts.

To Study Earth’s Climate, Look to the Ocean

August 10, 2018
A new study proposes using ocean heat content and sea level rise data to track global warming.

Reporting on the State of the Climate in 2016

August 23, 2018
We’re announcing the release of the State of the Climate in 2016 report, an assessment of the world’s climate system.

What Have We Learned from Paleoclimatology?

August 10, 2018
Paleoclimate data help scientists evaluate climate change centuries into the past and develop estimates of future change.

Ocean Heat Reveals More About Climate

August 27, 2018
A new study about the ocean’s heat content in the journal Science Advances supports evidence of global warming.

Study: Global Warming Hiatus Attributed to Redistribution

August 27, 2018
In a new paper, leading climate scientists reconsider whether the planet recently underwent a “global warming hiatus.”

Reporting on the State of the Climate in 2015

August 21, 2018
We’re announcing the release of the State of the Climate in 2015 report, an assessment of the world’s climate system.

What Is Paleoclimatology?

August 6, 2018
Paleoclimatology is the study of ancient climates, prior to the widespread availability of instrumental records.