08 Jan '18, 5pm

According to @NOAA, 2017 is officially the third-hottest year on record in US

After a year of extremes in the United States—from floods to hurricanes to wildfires—2017 is officially the third-hottest year on record in the United States, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Much of the warming is attributed to human-caused changes in climate. “While the weather can change on a dime, our climate is steadily warming,” said Shaun Martin, WWF’s senior director of climate adaptation and resilience. “Each year provides another piece of evidence in what science has already confirmed—the consequences of rising temperatures are putting people and wildlife at risk.” Our changing climate intensifies already life-threatening events. We’re seeing more severe droughts, wild fires, crop losses, and more frequent and disastrous coastal storms. In America’s Arctic, the cascading effects of melting ice caps shrink vital ecosystems, th...

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climate.gov 08 Jan '18, 3pm

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straitstimes.com 04 Jan '18, 1pm

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e360.yale.edu 04 Jan '18, 4pm

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2017 Was the Second Hottest Year on Record

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climate.gov 18 Jan '18, 4pm

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mnn.com 19 Jan '18, 7pm

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