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Hottest Arctic on record triggers massive ice melt

Dec 14, 2016 - 9:04 AM

The report card this year clearly shows a stronger and more pronounced signal of persistent warming than any previous year in our observational record going back to 1900 NOAA says

This NASA handout file photo taken March 25, 2016 shows a perspective of the northeast coastline of Greenland, one of the world’s two great ice sheets (the other is Antarctica), captured by the Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) field campaign team flying NASA’s G-III aircraft at about 40,000 feet on March 26.  Handout / NASA

Typhoon Yolanda: East Visayas signal no. 4

Nov 07, 2013 - 5:22 PM

UPDATED Typhoon intensifies speeds up still on course to hit the region; Landfall Friday morning over Guiuan Eastern Samar or Abuyog Leyte

Dangerous Yolanda heads for Visayas

Nov 07, 2013 - 11:51 AM

UPDATED Typhoon Yolanda is an extremely catastrophic super typhoon one of the planet s strongest most violent this year

2012 warmest on record for US

Jan 09, 2013 - 3:09 PM

2012 marked the warmest year on record for the United States and was also the second most extreme ever the US government agency charged with monitoring weather events said Tuesday January 8

Rain clouds move over the remnants of parched corn stalks on August 22, 2012 near Wiley, on the plains of eastern Colorado. John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

'Ernesto' upgraded to hurricane

Aug 08, 2012 - 7:41 AM

Ernesto became the second hurricane of the Atlantic season on Tuesday August 7 Wednesday August 8 in Manila as it moved toward the Yucatan Peninsula

Image courtesy of NOAA.