According to official data, for the first time since measurements are recorded, temperature at Anchorage’s Ted Stevens International Airport has hit 90 degrees Fahrenheit, that is 32.2 degrees Celsius.
The US National Weather Service (NWS) has reported that on 4 July, the mean daily temperature at Anchorage was 18.3 degrees. According to the researchers, a number of historic records were broken on that day.
meteorologist Bill Ludwig of the NWS told Anchorage Daily News.
According to scientists, Alaska’s rate of warming is twice the global average. “From 1901 to 2016, average temperatures in the mainland United States increased by 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit [1 °C], whereas in Alaska they increased by 4.7 degrees [2.6 °C],” Rick Thoman, a climate specialist at the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) said in April.
For the first time ever, living polyps were discovered in Mediterranean coral colonies that were previously thought to be completely dead by researchers who published their finding in the periodical Science Advances.
The oceans play a very important role in controlling Earth’s climate. New research has shown that the planet’s five oceans absorb much more carbon dioxide, one of the gases responsible for the greenhouse effect, than previously thought.
According to a study published in the International Journal of Climatology, Israel’s average temperature has been rising continuously since the proclamation of the Middle Eastern state in 1948, but over the last thirty years the rate of warming has also increased.
Temperatures are rising much faster than the global average in the region of the Mediterranean Sea, and this represents a threat to the food and water resources of the region, researchers have warned in a new study.
The news about climate refugees are alternating sequences of frightening numbers and apocalyptic landscapes that obscure the real face of the problem: the disfigured human fates.
More than a quarter of all mammals are threatened with extinction.
Between 1 May and 30 August, higher than ever temperatures have been measured in 29 countries, on almost 400 occasions in the Northern Hemisphere.
The French falconer Jacques-Olivier Travers has surveyed the glaciers of the Alps using a camera attached to a white-tailed eagle.
The ice floe that the German research boat will be attached to as it drifts around the Arctic for almost a year on the most important Arctic expedition ever has been selected.
Data from European climate researchers indicates that this year’s was the warmest September since the Copernicus Climate Change Service began keeping regular records of meteorological data in 1981.