map of US winter temp anomalies 2011-2012
March 13, 2012

When NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center crunched the numbers for December, January and February—”meteorological” winter for 2011-2012—it stacked up as the fourth warmest of the past 117 winters. Virtually all of the West received less than its average precipitation.

March 6, 2012

 

It is virtually certain our world will continue to warm over this century and beyond. The exact amount of warming that will occur in the coming century depends largely on the energy choices that we make now and in the next few decades.
July 14, 2015

Present since the last ice age, most of the world's glaciers are now shrinking or disappearing altogether as the climate gets warmer. 

January 1, 2016

Records from the last five decades show that on average, spring snow is disappearing earlier in the year than it did in the past. 

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