NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) has reported that the U.S. east coast sea surface temperatures had the warmest year in 2012 in the past 150 years. The researchers analyzed temperatures between Cape Hatteras, N.C. and the Gulf of Maine using satellite and ship-board measurements. They found that the average sea [...]Read more ›
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The death toll in Texas has surpassed 300 million. The victims are some of the state’s oldest and quietest with names like Oak, Pecan, Ash, and Mesquite. The drought that has ravaged the tree population since 2011 is showing no signs of reprieve, and since the damage is largely retroactive, [...]Read more ›
The past two years have brought forth droughts that have had a devastating toll on our environment, and if forecasts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are to be believed, 2013 will be no better, if not worse. “The annual spring outlook from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted [...]Read more ›
A recent paper, published in Geophysical Research Letters, has found that by the year 2100, spring may come up to five weeks earlier in the northern U.S. and more than a week earlier in the southern U.S. Naturally, the earlier onset of the spring season is believed to bring forth [...]Read more ›
It’s no secret that the U.S. is facing atypical weather with a shorter, but more intense, winters and extreme heat in the summers. In fact, estimates have found that over the past century, the temperatures have hiked up 1.3°F a year. “An analysis of data from the U.S. Historical Climatology [...]Read more ›
With the United States approaching its sixth month of record-high heat outbreaks, more and more people are starting to believe in the effects of climate change. In fact, a US-wide poll from the University of Texas, cast between July 12-16, reveals that 70% of people believe that climate change is [...]Read more ›