Climate change

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Why the Earth Is Heating So Fast

Notes on the dangerous difference between science and political science

President Obama is visiting Alaska this week — a territory changing as rapidly …

Climate Change

This is climate change: Alaskan villagers struggle as island is chewed up by the sea

This is what climate change looks like, up close and personal.

In this town of 403 residents 83 miles above the Arctic Circle, beaches are disappearing, ice is melting, temperatures are rising, and the barrier reef Kivalina calls home gets smaller and smaller with every storm.

There is no space left …

Climate Change

Climate change: Future Bay Area weather will be more like San Diego's

Like San Diego weather?

Stick around several decades and we just might have it.

A glimpse into our future reveals a Bay Area whose weather feels a lot …


After Hottest Year On Record, Ocean Warming Is Now 'Unstoppable'

Sea levels, warming of the surface and upper layer of the oceans, greenhouse gases and land temperatures all hit a record high in 2014. In addition …

Climate Change

Climate change plans require urgent action, government warned

The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impact of climate change, the government has been warned.

Ministers should focus on the future risks of heatwaves and flooding, says the Committee on Climate Change.

Its report said more needed to be done to keep emissions on track, although the …

Government (UK)


The Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) system currently comprises 160 sites throughout the United States and select overseas locations. The NCEI …

NOAA's Weather and Climate Toolkit (Viewer and Data Exporter)


NOAA's Weather and Climate Toolkit (WCT) is free, platform independent software distributed from NOAA's National Climatic Data Center …

NOAA: Hottest May, Hottest Spring, Hottest Year-To-Date On Record By Far

NOAA’s latest monthly report on global temperatures confirms that we are headed toward a record-smashing year.Here are some of the new records for …

Climate Change

A Climate Change Data Visualization Gains National Landmark Status

A graph that plots rising CO2 over the decades has always been a lesser known icon in demonstrating the reality of global warming.

Data Visualization

Climate change brings needed rain to Africa

Climate change has been going on since the beginning of time, but has been the source of intense debate in recent years. In the case of the Sahel area of Africa, climate change means 4 more inches of desperately-needed rainfall per year than in the past, according to a new study by climatologists …

6 Climate Triggers That Could Completely Change Our World

Ilissa Ocko, climate scientist at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

One of …


Best of the visualisation web… March 2015

At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking web content I’ve come …

Data Visualization