According to the newest State of the Climate by NOAA, September was 1.5°F warmer than average across the U.S. Average precipitation, on the other hand, was near normal with most of the eastern half of the U.S.
In a September 7 press conference, experts from the nonprofit Climate Communication project discussed the connection between global extreme weather and climate change. In recent decades, as the climate has warmed, extreme weather has become more frequent. This extreme weather (which the U.S.
Authors of a recent article in Climatic Change determined how a 1.2˚C global-mean temperature increase relative to present would affect the frequency of temperature extremes in the future.
An increase in the amount of particles in the stratosphere since 2000 appears to have reduced surface warming from increased emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, according to new research published in Science.