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NASA Declares May Hottest Ever Recorded. And more…

NASA Declares May Hottest Ever Recorded

2015 may have been the warmest year on record, but it seems the month of May just managed to beat last years temperatures. In fact, this May has been the hottest ever recorded—which means it’s likely that 2016 will actually beat 2015 and become the hottest year. There’s an obvious trend here, with 2014’s temperatures being beat by 2015, and then 2016 smashing 2015’s records. And as climate change continues to advance, it’s clear that we’re truly bound for a hotter world, one where each year beats the one that came before (oh, and in before the “scientists are adjusting global temperature records and lying” people)…

 

Is this really the Arctic?

A river winds through forest as seen in an aerial view in Alaska.  Image: REUTERS/Bob Strong

A river winds through forest as seen in an aerial view in Alaska.
Image: REUTERS/Bob Strong

The Arctic is becoming greener, according to NASA, which has released a video showing almost 30% of land in the region turning leafier over the past 28 years. It shows the changing Arctic as viewed from space, with green pixels depicting areas where plants have become larger or leafier than in the past. Brown pixels show less leafy matter…

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