Friday, July 28, 2017

heat record

In this Sept. 6, 2016 file photo, a youth takes a drink on a hill overlooking the city after a long hot day in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Even without an El Nino warming the world’s waters, Earth in February sizzled to its second hottest temperature on record, behind only last year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calculated that February 2017 ...
State Department Special Envoy for Climate Change, Jonathan Pershing, holds a press conference at the Climate Conference, known as COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

BY KARL RITTER MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Global temperatures are soaring toward a record high this year, the U.N. weather agency said Monday, while another report showed emissions of a key global warming gas have flattened out in the past ...
A home builder works at sunrise, Monday, June 20, 2016, in Gilbert, Ariz in an effort to beat the rising temperatures.

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — More federal scientists have confirmed we just sweated through Earth’s hottest month on record. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calculates that last month’s average global temperature was 62.01 degrees (16.67 degrees Celsius). That ...
In this June 25, 2015 file photo, people sit outside a local hospital where hundreds of people are admitted suffering from heatstroke and dehydration due to sever weather in Hyderabad, Pakistan.

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth’s wild weather this year is bursting the annual heat record, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday. The United Nations weather agency’s early ...
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