Alaska Town Record 67 Degrees Temperature, December Record

during a holiday season extreme weather events, this one stands out: A 67-degree Fahrenheit reading in Alaska the day after Christmas. The reading from a tidal station on Kodiak Island on Sunday set a statewide temperature record for December. The National Weather Service reported. Temperatures at the station in southern Alaska hit the 60s again […]

G20 Leaders Agree on 1.5 Degrees Climate Target

The leaders of the 20-nation Group sent a symbolic message on Sunday as one of its most important climate conferences begins, promising to “continue efforts” to keep the average global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of this century. While citing the figure seen as a critical threshold for limiting the most […]