Record-breaking Atlantic hurricanes from Texas to Ireland and massive firestorms in California linked to record drought raise the question of whether the Earth has moved into a more dangerous phase of global warming.
As President Trump turns US government policy away from the realities of climate change, a new scientific study confirms a link between climate pollution and dangerously extreme weather. The irony of the timing is not lost on the study's lead author.
A finding that 2014 beat out 1998 as the earth’s warmest year on record should put an end to speculation that global warming has stopped. And the record hot temperatures came without the usual assist from El Niño.
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