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The warming ocean is leaving coastal economies in hot water

Ocean-related tourism and recreation supports more than 320,000 jobs and US$13.5 billion in goods and services in Florida. But a swim in the ocean became much less attractive in the summer of 2023, when the water temperatures ...

Extreme early-summer heat wave peaks in western US

An extreme early-summer heat wave was expected to peak Thursday across much of the western United States, where millions were scrambling to cope with the sudden sharp rise in temperatures.

What looming La Nina means for global temperatures

El Niño, the natural weather phenomenon that contributed to 2023 being the hottest year on record, has recently subsided, paving the way for its opposing, cooling La Niña phase to begin.

NASA mission flies over Arctic to study sea ice melt causes

It's not just rising air and water temperatures influencing the decades-long decline of Arctic sea ice. Clouds, aerosols, even the bumps and dips on the ice itself can play a role. To explore how these factors interact and ...

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