April 28, 2016

Every summer, Greenland's ice sheet melts when temperatures warm up. This year, however, saw the start of the ice melt season begin in April, much earlier than normal. 

April 25, 2016

If we built a rollercoaster that matched the shape of a graph of Earth's temperature history since the end of the last ice age, the track up the latest hill would be nearly vertical.

March 22, 2016

The Climate Resilience Toolkit's Water Resources Dashboard is a one-stop website for data and information on drought, flooding, precipitation, climate, and other water-related risks and opportunities.

December 31, 2015

With this year's ongoing El Niño event, parts of East Africa may be ripe for a potential outbreak of Rift Valley Fever. See how government agencies are using climate data to help predict, and hopefully prevent, an outbreak of this deadly mosquito-borne virus that affects both people and valuable livestock.

May 28, 2015

On the afternoon of May 23, Alaska set a new statewide record for the earliest day in the year with a temperature in the 90s.

April 27, 2015

Charles Keeling's measurements of carbon dioxide from the summit of Mauna Loa have become a landmark for mankind’s impact on the Earth. In this video, NOAA scientists talk about the history of the observations that allow us to connect Earth's warming climate to the greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels.

April 14, 2015

While many of us were wrapped up in March Madness this spring, Alaska residents and people across the globe participated in a different kind of competition.

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