This year is shaping up to be the second warmest on record for most surface temperature datasets, behind only the super-El Niño year of 2016. This is... Read More
With the data now in for the first half of the year, Carbon Brief estimates that 2019 is most likely to be either the second or third warmest year on... Read More
Global surface temperatures in 2019 are on track to be either the second or third warmest since records began in the mid-1800s, behind only 2016 and... Read More
The climate data for 2018 is now mostly in, though the ongoing shutdown of the US government has caused some datasets to be delayed. ... Read More
Ocean heat content (OHC) set a new record in the first half of 2018, with more warmth in the oceans than at any time since OHC records began in 1940. ... Read More
Temperatures on the Earth’s surface in the first half of 2018 were lower than over the same period for the three previous years. This was due, in... Read More
The first three months of 2018 have been between the fourth and sixth warmest first quarter on record since 1880. This is despite a modest La Niña... Read More
The climate data for 2017 is now in. In this article, Carbon Brief explains why last year proved to be so remarkable across the oceans, atmosphere,... Read More
The year 2017 has seen some of the warmest temperatures ever recorded, only slightly below the record set in 2016. It has also seen unusually low... Read More
The first half of 2017 has seen record low sea ice extents at both poles and near-record global average temperatures – despite the absence of a... Read More
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