First Day of Spring Promises To Be Much, Much Colder Than Last Year

By ROB SCHULTZ March 2013 After braving a bone-chilling north wind that blew powdery snow off nearby roofs and into her face as she walked to a Monroe Street restaurant Tuesday morning, longtime Madison resident May Fraydas noted ruefully that the official start to spring was just 24 hours away. “March is annoying in its … More First Day of Spring Promises To Be Much, Much Colder Than Last Year

The world is hottest it has been since the end of the ice age – and the temperature’s still rising

Report claims that by the year 2100 the earth will see temperatures not seen since the dawn of civilization Steve Connor, The Independent, Published March 07, 2013 The world is now warmer than at almost any time since the end of the last ice age and, on present trends, will continue to reach a record … More The world is hottest it has been since the end of the ice age – and the temperature’s still rising

In Sign of Warming, 1,600 Years of Ice in Andes Melted in 25 Years

By JUSTIN GILLIS, Published April 4, 2013 Glacial ice in the Peruvian Andes that took at least 1,600 years to form has melted in just 25 years, scientists reported Thursday, the latest indication that the recent spike in global temperatures has thrown the natural world out of balance. The evidence comes from a remarkable find … More In Sign of Warming, 1,600 Years of Ice in Andes Melted in 25 Years

Global Temperatures Highest in 4,000 Years

By JUSTIN GILLIS, Published March 7, 2013 Global temperatures are warmer than at any time in at least 4,000 years, scientists reported Thursday, and over the coming decades are likely to surpass levels not seen on the planet since before the last ice age. Previous research had extended back roughly 1,500 years, and suggested that … More Global Temperatures Highest in 4,000 Years