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Hottest June On Record Since 1880

By Ann Werner US government scientists have released their findings that this past June is the hottest on record since record keeping began in 1880. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)…

We Just Lived Through the Hottest June on Record

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Not only was it the hottest June on record, the month before that was the hottest May on record. Things are just hot in general. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that last month's average global temperature was 61.2 degrees, which is 1.3 degrees higher than the 20th century average. Show More Summary

Earth sees hottest June on record since 1880, NOAA says

The world’s heat record was broken for a second consecutive month. With the exception of Antarctica, new temperature highs were recorded on every continent. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released June’s results Monday, revealing an average global temperature of 61.2 degrees for the period. Show More Summary

Last Month Marked Hottest June on Record, Thanks in Part to El Niño

Last month was the hottest June ever world-wide (61.2°F), according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, which tracks climate data over ocean and land. It followed the hottest May ever. Indeed, every month of 2014 except February has been one of the top 4 warmest months on record relative to the same months.

New Offshore Oil Plan Could Be 'Game Over' for Climate

In a move that could rival the climate impacts of the Alberta tar sands and Keystone XL pipeline, and would release far more atmospheric carbon than that saved by the new EPA power plant and vehicle rules, the Obama administration just...Show More Summary

TerraSond Gets 5-Year NOAA Survey Contract

TerraSond says it has been selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide hydrographic surveying services anywhere in the U.S under a new five-year contract.

The Cost of Doing Nothing: The Economist Looks At How Climate Change Threatens Our Economy

This past May was the hottest on record ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The average surface temperature around the world was almost 1°C above its average last century, and Alaska almost 2°C over its average. There's

Sunrise Images Capture Waterspout on Lake Erie

A long waterspout spinning out of Lake Erie and reaching to the cloud line was visible at sunrise this morning in Ohio, pictured here in images captured by Toledo News Now. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, waterspouts form either in fair weather...

Nature Hits the 'Pause' Button On El Nino Development

The much-trumpeted development of an El Niño event in the tropical Pacific Ocean has become more muted in recent weeks, yet most signs still point to El Niño's eventual arrival, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)...Show More Summary

Hurricane Season Is Here: Is Your Home Ready?

Hurricane Arthur was an early reminder that storm season is indeed underway. It also put homeowners on notice: now is the time to prepare. While the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a mild hurricane season this year, it's important to remember that it only takes one storm to wreak havoc on your home. Show More Summary

Fugro Signs Multiyear US Government Contract

Fugro is one of eight firms recently awarded a five-year hydrographic survey contract by the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Globaloney: NOAA Quietly Changes Warmest Year Back to 1936 Without Comment

Attempting to promulgate the theory of global warming, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) claimed that the year 2012 was the “hottest” year on record. This toppled the previous records set in 1936. But after being called on the false statistics, without saying a word about the change, NOAA very quietly returned 1936 to […]

The hottest May in recorded history was last month

Last month was the hottest May on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday. The previous record for May was set in 2010. In its monthly climate report, the NOAA said that the combined average ocean...Show More Summary

New Data Confirms May Was Earth's Warmest on Record

Due to widespread record warmth both on land and especially at sea, May was the warmest such month on record since the instrumental record began in 1880, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The NOAA...Show More Summary

Shark Attacks Shouldn’t Surge With Great White Shark Population

Scientists are noting a surge in the great white shark population off the Eastern U.S. and Canada. A study published in PLOS ONE by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists (Seasonal Distribution and Historic Trends in Abundance of White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, in the Western North Atlantic Ocean), claims that the population of the elusive

Working for the Obama Administration: Like Working on the “Plantation”

Specifically, the part of the Obama Adminstration known as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: A former employee of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Wednesday compared the workplace atmosphere to a “plantation,” because of how black employees such as himself were treated. In the third House Financial Services subcommittee hearing to address claims of […]

Friday Energy Facts: Gulf of Mexico 2014 Production Shut in by Storms Seen Higher than Last Year

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a relatively mild hurricane season, but even a fairly quiet season like last year can lead to disruptions to offshore crude oil and natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico. read more

Photos of dead sea life shock and anger conservationists

Seals, dolphins, whales, and other sea life that were caught in California commercial fishing boats that use drift gillnets. Photos by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Warning: this post contains graphic images) Photos of dead sea mammals and fish that were caught in fishing nets have outraged conservationists. Show More Summary

NOAA Predicts Relatively Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season

Sunday, June 1, marked the beginning of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a relatively inactive June-November hurricane season this year, following the quietest hurricane season in the past two decades in 2013. read more

Happy hurricane season ya'll

The WSJ Numbers "Guy": Hurricane season is officially underway. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2014’s hurricane season will likely be near or below average. The NOAA predicts three to six hurricanes will form in the North Atlantic this season. However, the NOAA’s May outlooks are not always...

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