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Hottest Year

Ninth-Hottest Year Since 1850

AP | Posted 07.02.2013 | Green

GENEVA (AP) — The World Meteorological Organization says last year was the ninth-warmest since record-keeping began in 1850, despite the cooling eff...

February 2012 To January 2013 Was The Warmest On Record

Posted 02.14.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Lauren Morello: January was warmer and wetter than average in the contiguous U.S., despite the persistent drought in the nat...

We Must Lead It

Terry Tamminen | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

In his inaugural address this week, President Obama committed us to get back to work on the challenge of a sustainable energy future. But will this reignite the debate on climate change or have three widely publicized stories already done that for us?

Balmy November Virtually Assures 2012 To Be Hottest Year

Posted 12.07.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: With just more than three weeks left in the year, it’s virtually certain that 2012 will displace 1998...

Despite Cooler October, 2012 On Track To Be Hottest U.S. Year

Posted 11.09.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: After 16 straight months with above-average temperatures, October temperatures in the lower 48 states avera...

2012 Will Probably Be The Hottest Year On Record

Posted 09.27.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: The U.S. has experienced its warmest year-to-date (January-August) on record, and unless the next four mont...

One Of The Hottest Summers Since 1950?

Posted 07.30.2012 | Green

By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer: As the month draws to an end, it's clear that July continued the trend for unusually warm wea...

Warmest 12 Months On Record For U.S. Mainland

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 07.09.2012 | Green

Yes, it really is getting hot out there. A new report finds that the past 12 months have been the warmest on record for the mainland United States. ...

UN: 2010 Tied For Warmest Year On Record

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GENEVA — The warmest year on record is a three-way tie: 2010, 2005 and 1998. So says the U.N. weather agency, providing further evidence Thursd...