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World Meteorological Day: Understanding clouds that play a pivotal role in weather forecasts, warnings

World Meteorological Day: Understanding clouds that play a pivotal role in weather forecasts, warnings

The theme for this year's World Meteorological Day is 'understanding clouds', which highlights the enourmous importance of clouds for weather climate and water.

February 2017 was 2nd warmest February since modern record-keeping began: NASA

February 2017 was 2nd warmest February since modern record-keeping began: NASA

February 2017's temperature was 0.20 degrees Celsius cooler than February 2016.

January 2017 third-warmest-January on record, says NASA

January 2017 third-warmest-January on record, says NASA

According to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, last month's temperature was 0.20 degrees Celsius cooler than the warmest January in 2016.

Global temperatures warmer by 1.2 degrees; 2016 sets record high for third year running

Global temperatures warmer by 1.2 degrees; 2016 sets record high for third year running

The WMO confirmed that 2016 has been the hottest year on record, with 2015 as a close second and 2014 taking the third place.

September 2016 warmest in 136 years, says NASA

September 2016 warmest in 136 years, says NASA

This marks nearly a year straight of record heat, according to NASA, with 11 of the past 12 months ranking as the warmest on record.

August 2016 warmest August in 136 years of modern records, says NASA

August 2016 warmest August in 136 years of modern records, says NASA

August 2016 was 0.98 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean August temperature from 1951-1980.

New heat record as global temperatures soar in February

New heat record as global temperatures soar in February

With an average temperature that was 1.21 C (2.18F) above the 20th century average, the month marked "the highest departure from average among all 1,646 months in the record".

Is it time to declare a climate emergency? February breaks global temperature records!

Is it time to declare a climate emergency? February breaks global temperature records!

This has come as a huge shock and has added to the growing concern over the rise in global temperature resulting from human-produced greenhouse gases.

Earth's recent history may predict global temperatures

Climate change over the last 150 years may estimate future global temperatures, a NASA study has found.

Hotter nights flooding the atmosphere with more carbon: Study

Hotter nights may actually wield much greater influence over the planet's atmosphere as global temperatures rise and can eventually lead to more carbon flooding the atmosphere, researchers from Princeton University have warned.

Why Paris climate conference is important for the world

Why Paris climate conference is important for the world

As the Paris summit opens, 183 countries have submitted pledges for greenhouse gas (GHG) curbs to the UN.

Brace for frequent extreme heat waves, scientists warn

Brace for frequent extreme heat waves, scientists warn

With the help of a new method to model heat wave magnitude, scientists have projected that extreme heat events are likely to increase both in severity and number during the next two decades.

'Global warming poised to pass 1C threshold'

'Global warming poised to pass 1C threshold'

The world has already reached the halfway point towards the arbitrary “threshold” that could result in dangerous global warming.

Climate change moving world into 'unchartered territory': UN

Concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new high in 2014, the UN said today, warning the resulting climate change was moving the world into "unchartered territory".

 2015 on track to become the hottest year ever recorded!

2015 on track to become the hottest year ever recorded!

According to a report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , September 2015 was the hottest September, by a large margin, since records first began in 1880.

World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

 Experts have warned that pledges by nations to cut carbon emissions will fall far short of those needed to prevent global temperatures rising by more than the crucial 2C by the end of the century.

'2015, 2016 to become hottest on record'

'2015, 2016 to become hottest on record'

Possible big changes in key global climate system suggest that global temperatures in 2015 and 2016 are set to reach record high levels, according to new research published on Monday by the Met Office, Britain's official weather agency.