2016 Arctic sea ice minimum extent overlain on globe
September 15, 2016

In September 2016, Arctic sea ice tied with 2007 for the second-lowest minimum extent in the satellite record, underscoring an ongoing trend of sea ice decline.

Degassing volcano
June 15, 2016

Human activities emit 60 or more times the amount of carbon dioxide released by volcanoes each year.

Chocolate-dipped strawberries
February 10, 2016

Over the next several decades, cacao-growing regions may grow warmer and drier, but with planning and adaptation, farmers can keep producing our favorite treat.

Difference of warmest days frequency from average rotator
July 15, 2015

Cool conditions prevailed across large parts of the North America in 2014. Everywhere else, the frequency of warm days was higher than average, and the frequency of cold nights was below average.