2014 heads for warmest year on record: NOAA
2014 heads for warmest year on record: NOAA

Climate scientists on Thursday said that the year 2014 is almost certain to be the warmest year on Earth since 1880.

Plump turtles swim better: Study

 Longer, slender turtles are less efficient swimmers than their more rotund peers, a new study has found.

Climate talks told to ease rifts as heat busts record

Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn today with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures for a month of September.

2014 may become hottest year on record
2014 may become hottest year on record

The year 2014 is poised to become the warmest year ever measured, suggests new data released by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Oil spills can cause heart attacks in dolphins, turtles

Scientists have in a study drawn attention to the previously under-appreciated risks to marine animals from crude oil exposure, and said oil spills can cause cardiac arrest and sudden death of dolphins, turtles and tunas.

2013 another unusually warm year across globe: NASA

Last year was among a handful of the warmest on record since 1880, according to US government figures out Tuesday that provide more evidence that the planet is heating up.

NASA releases pic of Earth taken on New Year`s day

NASA has released an image of the planet Earth taken on New Year`s day by the GOES satellite

New space weather model to improve solar storm warning system

A University of Michigan space weather model has been chosen to predict magnetic disturbances due to space weather.

World experiences hottest November in 134 years: NOAA

The month of November was the hottest experienced on Earth since record-keeping began in 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday.

US northeast sea surface records highest temperature in 150 years

Sea surface temperatures in the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem during 2012 were the highest recorded in 150 years, it has been revealed.

April solar flare may create disruptions in communications

The Sun emitted a mid-level flare on the morning of April 11, 2013, it has been revealed.

September matched hottest month on record

The world last month matched a record for the hottest September, and some scientists point to global warming as a cause.

March was hot in US, not so elsewhere in world

While the United States baked to its hottest March by far, the rest of the world took a break last month from ever increasing temperatures.

A strong backhand slap from end of solar storm

The solar storm that seemed to be more fizzle than fury got much stronger early Friday before fading again.

Solar storm gains strength

A magnetic storm that is being felt on Earth due to a huge solar flare on the Sun has now intensified to G3 (strong), the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said.

`Arctic much worse since 2006`

Federal officials say the Arctic region has changed dramatically in the past five years — for the worse.

US, India to collaborate to improve monsoon forecasts

India experiences monsoon weather, typically resulting in six months of rain beginning in early June.

World on course for hottest year since 1880

The first six months of 2010 brought a string of warmest-ever global temperatures.