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ECMWF: May 2018 was the third warmest May on record
In the past 30,000 years the Great Barrier Reef has suffered five death events, largely driven by changes in sea level and associated environmental change.
Climate change hits poorest hardest.
China floods to hit US economy: climate effects through trade chains
Global lake evaporation will increase 16 percent by the end of the century as a consequence of climate change.
A warming climate can enhance methane production in northern lakes.
More carbon dioxide can make food less nutritious.
"Atmospheric rivers" are long, narrow jets of air carrying huge amount of water vapour. Climate change may lead to longer and wider "atmospheric rivers".
Hurricanes: A bit stronger, a bit slower, and a lot wetter in a warmer climate.
Mangrove deforestation has the potential to contribute substantially to carbon emissions.
Antibiotic resistance increases with local temperature.
Limiting warming to 1.5°C would save majority of global species.
2016 Arctic heat would have been virtually impossible without global warming.
Melting glacial ice sheets change the ocean in a way that further accelerates the rate of ice melt and sea level rise.
Record-breaking ocean heat content fueled Hurricane Harvey.
Marine protected areas vulnerable to climate change.
Tourism has been revealed to be responsible for almost a tenth of global greenhouse gas emissions, with flights a major component.
Climate change could alter ocean food chains, leading to far fewer fish in the sea.
ECMWF: April 2018 was the third warmest April on record
Arctic sea ice extent for April 2018 tied with April 2016 for the lowest in the satellite record for the month.
Historic low sea ice in the Bering Sea.
Limiting warming to 1.5°C could greatly reduce the risk of heatwaves and other climate extremes in Africa.
Many low-lying atoll islands will be uninhabitable by mid-21st century.
Deforestation has made hot days in mid-latitudes even hotter.
Global warming is transforming the Great Barrier Reef.
Atlantic Ocean circulation at weakest point in 1,600 years.
The 1.5°C target can also be met using less negative emissions.
The Atlantic overturning has slowed down by roughly 15% since the mid-20th century. Human-caused climate change is a prime suspect for the slow down.
Hotter, longer, more frequent - global marine heatwaves on the rise.
Weather extremes caused by climate change could raise the risk of food shortages in many countries.
World added far more solar than fossil fuel power generating capacity in 2017.
Arctic sea ice extent for March 2018 was the second lowest in the satellite record for the month.
Rapid greenhouse-gas emissions reductions would keep CO2 removal and costs in check.
The Antarctic Ice Sheet is losing ground due to warm ocean water.
Limiting warming to 1.5°C could substantially cut risk of sea ice-free Arctic summers.
ECMWF: March 2018 was the third warmest March on record
UK Norfolk’s iconic Swallowtail Butterfly at risk from climate change.
Half of Alberta’s upland boreal forest is likely to disappear over the next century due to climate change.
Wind and solar power could meet most U.S. electricity needs.
Thawing permafrost produces more methane than expected.
Climate change threatens world's largest seagrass carbon stores.
The Arctic sea ice maximum extent in 2018 was the second lowest in the satellite record. The four lowest maximum extents in the satellite record occurred in a row in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Ocean heat content reached new record highs in 2017.
Ocean acidification from carbon dioxide slows coral reef growth.
The World Bank: Climate change could force millions to move within their countries
Further melting of glaciers cannot be prevented in the current century even if all emissions were stopped now.
Warm summers and fresh water from melting glaciers could weaken ocean circulation.
Global fisheries to be 20 percent less productive in 2300 with sustained warming.
Warm Arctic means colder, snowier winters in Northeastern U.S.
Aerosols linked to human activities cool the planet far more than previously believed.
Antarctic sea ice extent for February 2018 was the second lowest in the satellite record for the month. The minimum Antarctic sea ice extent in 2018 was also the second lowest on record.
Arctic sea ice extent for February 2018 was the lowest in the satellite record for the month.
Arctic spring is starting 16 days earlier than a decade ago.
Stronger windstorms and higher wind risk in a warmer climate.
Europe’s cities face more extreme weather than previously thought.
20cm more sea level rise by 2300 for each 5-year delay in peaking global carbon emissions.
Ocean warming could reduce individual krill weight by 40%, significantly impacting food chains and the fishery.
Risk of extreme weather events higher if Paris Agreement goals aren’t met.
Sea level rise accelerating.
Global warming poses substantial flood risk increase for Central and Western Europe.
A changing climate is affecting seasonal activity in nature.
Negative emission technologies will not help us meet the Paris Agreement's targets.
The Arctic and global sea ice extents for January 2018 were the lowest in the satellite record for the month.
Polar bears finding it harder to catch enough seals to meet energy demands.
Rise in severity of hottest days outpaces global average temperature increase.
Ocean acidification makes coral skeletons more vulnerable to breaking.
Global temperature targets will be missed within decades unless carbon emissions reversed.
Biomass plantations can only make a limited contribution to climate change mitigation. A rapid reduction of greenhouse gas emissions due to combustion of fossil fuels is crucial.
Geoengineering could have animals running for their lives.
The annual Antarctic and Arctic sea ice extent in 2017 were the lowest and the second lowest in the satellite record, respectively.
Precipitation variability will continue to increase across the majority of the world's land area as the climate warms.
World Meteorological Organization: 2017 among the three warmest years on record
Climate change poses threats to Scotland's historic sites.
Ocean acidification means major changes for California mussels.
River flood risks increase around the globe under future warming.
In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has gone up more than fourfold. Climate change is the key culprit.
The Silent Killer: Climate Change and the Health Impacts of Extreme Heat
Rising temperatures turning major sea turtle population female.
The cost of extreme weather: A record high cost of US$ 306.2 billion in 2017
The average frequency of coral bleaching events has increased by four times in the past 40 years.
ECMWF: 2017 was the second warmest year on record
Over a quarter of the world’s land could become significantly drier if global warming reaches 2°C.
Arctic sea ice extent for December 2017 was the second lowest in the satellite record for the month.
Instabilities of the Antarctic Ice Sheet could lead to more than two metres of global mean sea level rise by the end of this century.
From U.S. South to China, heat stress could exceed human endurance.
Arctic warming twice as fast as global average.
The use of biomass halves the amount of carbon stored by plants.
Human-caused climate change made Hurricane Harvey rainfall 15 percent more intense.
Global heat record in 2016 was not possible without human-caused climate change.
The global average sea surface temperature for January - November 2017 was the third highest on record for January - November.
January - November 2017 third warmest on record.
Continued emissions may cause global north-to-south shift in wind power.
In 2016, permafrost temperatures were the highest on record at the majority of Arctic observation sites.
Very old sea ice in the Arctic has nearly vanished.
Arctic sea ice melting unprecedented in at least 1,500 years.
Arctic average surface temperature for Oct 2016 - Sep 2017 was the second highest on record.
Transformation to wind and solar could be achieved with low indirect greenhouse gas emissions.
New Greenland maps show more glaciers at risk.
Cool-water corals can adapt to a slightly warmer ocean, but only if global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced.
Texas's annual risk of extreme rainfall will rise from 1 to 18 percent by the end of this century.