The Earth's scorching trend persists as global sea surface temperatures break records for the fourth consecutive month

Record Shattering: Earth Had its Hottest July in 174 Years

8/19/2023 - By Global sea surface temperature hit record high for 4th-consecutive month. Earth just roasted under its hottest July on record, according to scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). For the fourth-consecutive month, the global ocean surface temperature also hit a record high. Here’s a closer look into NOAA’s latest… SEE MORE
A GOES-16 (GOES East) visible satellite image of Hurricane Don at 6:20 PM EDT on July 22, 2023 in the Atlantic. Don was the first hurricane of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season. (Image credit: NOAA)

NOAA Forecasters Increase Atlantic Hurricane Season Prediction to ‘Above Normal’

8/16/2023 - By Likelihood of greater activity rises due to record-warm sea surface temperatures. Scientists at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center — a division of the National Weather Service — have increased their prediction for the ongoing 2023 Atlantic hurricane season from a near-normal level of activity to an above-normal level of activity with today’s update.… SEE MORE
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Using Our Oceans to Mitigate Climate Change

8/3/2023 - By The ocean isn’t just impacted by climate change—it may also be part of the solution to reversing it. Direct ocean carbon capture (DOC) is an emerging form of negative emissions technology that has advantages over its on-land counterpart, direct air capture, because of its ability to avoid land… SEE MORE