Heat Continues in 2020 – the Month of May Was the Warmest May on...

The global surface temperature for the first five months of the year was the second highest on record, marginally behind the strong El Niño year of 2016. The month of May was the warmest May on record, according to U.S. and European datasets. The year 2020 is very likely  (>99.9%) to …

‘More Frequent Rainfall Is Speeding Up Greenland’s Ice-Melt’

More frequent rainfall in Greenland is accelerating the melting of ice formations. That’s according to a new study published in scientific journal The Cryosphere, which suggests warmer temperatures mean precipitation is increasingly falling in the form of rain rather than snow. Using combined data from weather stations and satellites, researchers …

Climate Change Hits the UK: Summers Could Be 5.4°C Hotter by 2070

Summers in the UK could be up to 5.4°C warmer by 2070, according to new data published by the Met Office. It warns of significant temperature rises in the coming decades in its “most comprehensive picture yet” of how climate could change over the next century. The UK Climate Projections …

Sea Level Rise Continuing To Accelerate Every Year, Study Finds

The rate at which sea level rise is occurring is continuing to increase every year, according to a new study that was published in the journal the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. To be more exact here — the new research found that sea level rise is now …

The Factors Driving The Sea-Level Rise Impacting Global Coastlines

Most people understand that melting ice will mean rising seas, but when scientists look closely, they’re finding the reality is more complex. In many places, local observations and measurements contradict global trends. Sönke Dangendorf, a scientist at the University of Siegen in Germany, published a study explaining sea-level rise over …