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.
A new independent study has confirmed an earlier paper's conclusion that there was no slowdown in ocean warming over the past 15 years.
The warmest year on record in the Arctic and it's impacts.
NOAA has confirmed that November 2016 ranked in the top five warmest Novembers on record despite being under the cooling influence of La Nina.
Second-warmest November on record and 2016 will be the warmest year on record by a wide margin.
New study finds strong link between global mountain glacier retreat and climate change.
New research shows evidence that wetter regions in the world are gradually becoming wetter, while normally dry regions are trending even drier.