...but it's still a seasonal forecaster's best friend.
For those trying to guess the May 2015 global temperature as part of our 'Climate Challenge' game, the climate served up a new record. Nowhere was record cool, but lots of places were record warm.
Coffee lovers now consume more than 2.25 billion cups a day, but climate change may increase the cost and harm the taste of this popular beverage--not to mention threaten the livelihoods of millions of small farmers.
Why ranking the years is kinda genius, and kinda dumb.
Global warming is one symptom of the much larger problem of human-caused climate change.