Tag: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Earth heading for hottest decade since records began

Earth heading for hottest decade since records began

| 06/02/2019 | 46 Comments

(CNS): The Met Office, the UK’s National Meteorological Service, is forecasting that global average surface temperatures over the next five years are likely to be 1°C or more above pre-industrial levels, as the world is now in the midst of what is likely to be the warmest decade (2014 to 2023) since records began in 1850. […]

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NOAA climate report reveals record sea-level rise

NOAA climate report reveals record sea-level rise

| 02/08/2018 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Sea-level rise, greenhouse gas emissions, droughts and extreme precipitation all broke records again last year, according to information published this week in the ‘State of the Climate in 2017‘, an annual report by NOAA’s Center for Weather and Climate, with input from more than 500 scientists and experts from 65 countries. Once again, the findings of the […]

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Saharan dust keeps storms at bay

Saharan dust keeps storms at bay

| 28/07/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): With August just around the corner, the time when we can expect an increase in stormy weather in the region, experts are saying that this season the Atlantic is very unlikely to cause much hurricane trouble. Wind sheer, El Nino and lower than average Atlantic ocean temperatures are contributing to the quiet fronts and […]

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