Global surface temperatures surged by a record amount from 2014 to 2016, researchers report. The surge boosted the total amount of warming since the start of the last century by more than 25 percent in just three years, according to a new paper describing the research. “Our paper isContinue Reading

The world has just witnessed the hottest year on record, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, the United Nations weather agency reported today, highlighting new records in indicators of human-caused climate change, as well as loss of Artic sea ice. The globally averaged temperature in 2016 was about 1.1Continue Reading

Polar bear

Polar bears are at serious risk. As their habitat is a constantly changing terrain between ice and thaw, the rising temperatures make disappear the sources of food. In a short period of time, reproduction will be harder and the total population will decrease toward a final extinction. A quarter ofContinue Reading

Dead elephant

World Wildlife Fund issues 10th edition of “The Living Planet Report”, a science-based assessment of the planet’s health, just to reveal that half of the wildlife has disappeared in the last forty years. Between 1970 and 2010 populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe dropped 52Continue Reading