Instrumental measurements, proxy data, climate model projections

Boiled Lobster Plate
October 6, 2016

For New Englanders, the saying “as American as apple pie” may as well be “as New England as lobster,” but warming sea surface temperatures from climate change are forcing populations of the American lobster to higher latitudes than ever before—and upending fishing communities on the New England coast.


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.

July 14, 2015

In 2014, the most essential indicators of Earth's changing climate continued to reflect trends of a warming planet, with several setting new records.  Here are NOAA's highlights from the State of the Climate in 2014 report released online today by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

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.