Hell, Michigan, is a cold place these days: the mercury reads minus 20 celsius. But conditios could change fast. Much of the US is in for warm temperatures soon that will melt all that snow and raise the threat of flooding.
The year 2016 is likely to be the warmest year since records began. According to provisional data, global temperature has already risen by around 1.2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial times.
Temperatures in the Arctic region have reached record highs in the past days. Climate scientists blame the development on global warming.
The effects of climate change are becoming ever more visible. These compelling photographs capture the consequences of global warming at the peak of their impact.
Atlantic storm "Frank," which shoved warm air toward the North Pole and deluged Britain, is fading, say German meteorologists. To the east, continental Europe's cold zone has brought frosts to Greece and snow to Turkey.
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