Temperatures News

NASA: 2011 ninth warmest year yet

Despite being a strong La Niña year, which tends to be cooler than the average year, 2011 was the ninth warmest year on record and the warmest La Niña yet,…

Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2011

Victories won by activists around the world tops our list of the big environmental stories of the year. In this photo: a young woman is placed in handcuffs and arrested…

Chart: US suffers record drought

Map shows the level of drought and dryness across the US. Map courtesy US Department of Agriculture. Click to enlarge. An exceptional drought is still scorching major parts of Texas,…