World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 19, 2015
Last month marked the hottest May in modern history, continuing a troubling trend of rising global temperatures, US government scientists said today.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 21, 2015
US fisheries managers on Monday proposed lifting protections for most humpback whales around the globe, including in American waters, based on evidence the mammals have made a strong comeback since commercial whaling drove them near extinction.
World News | Agence Frence-Presse | Sunday February 8, 2015
A $340 million sun-observing spacecraft that was initially dreamed up by former US vice president Al Gore is finally poised to launch on Sunday after being kept in storage by NASA for years.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 16, 2015
Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of record-keeping. Earlier, the Japanese weather agency and an independent group out of University of California Berkeley also measured 2014 as the hottest on re...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 16, 2014
The world is still heading for the hottest year on record although last month was only the seventh warmest November since 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Last month was the hottest September for globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces since record-keeping began in 1880, the US government said on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Last year was among a handful of the warmest on record since 1880, according to US government figures out that provide more evidence that the planet is heating up.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 17, 2013
The month of November was the hottest since record-keeping began in 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 15, 2013
A pair of converted military drones are the US space agency's newest tools for tracking hurricanes and tropical storms, with the aim of improving forecasters' ability to predict them.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 27, 2013
At least 13 people were killed on Monday by mudslides unleashed in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz by Fernand, a tropical storm that has since weakened to a tropical depression, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 13, 2013
The habitats of many common plants and animals will shrink dramatically this century unless governments act quickly to cut rising greenhouse gas emissions, scientists said on Sunday after studying 50,000 species around the world.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 18, 2012
Average global temperatures this June were the fourth warmest since record keeping began in 1880, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has said. The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces was 16.12 degrees Celsius, 0.63 degrees above the 20th century average, Xinhua reported.