January did not set a record high, but it was still abnormally warm
A look at the long-term trends in temperature and precipitation for the Lower 48 states.
Sea ice extent in both the northern and southern hemisphere was at record low levels for the month of January
How fast are ocean levels rising?
The science is clear, the planet is warming and that warming is accelerating, especially in the northern latitudes.
New research has found that the efficiency of the Earth's global atmosphere as a heat engine has increased over the past four decades in response to climate change.
For the third consecutive year, a new global annual temperature record has been set, according to NOAA and NASA.
In terms of global sea ice extent, 2016 will be noted for the number of monthly low record extents that were set in both the Arctic and Antarctic regions.
Alaska had their warmest year on record by a wide margin.
Climate models may be overestimating the stability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), which is one of the world's largest ocean circulation systems.
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