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Atmosphere

Antarctica Melts Under Its Hottest Days on Record
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Antarctica Melts Under Its Hottest Days on Record

Ice caps and glaciers felt the heat as temperatures reached 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Published Feb 20, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Global Green Up Slows Warming
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Global Green Up Slows Warming

Scientists say the world would be even warmer if not for a surge in plant growth.

Published Feb 14, 2020

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Climate Change Could Trigger More Landslides in High Mountain Asia
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Climate Change Could Trigger More Landslides in High Mountain Asia

Warming temperatures will likely cause more intense rainfall, leading to increased landslide activity.

Published Feb 11, 2020

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Moisture Pummels the Pacific Northwest
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Moisture Pummels the Pacific Northwest

Following an exceptionally wet January, an atmospheric river carried even more moisture into the region in February.

Published Feb 7, 2020

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Cloud Rosettes in the Sky
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Cloud Rosettes in the Sky

Actinoform clouds pop up off the western coast of Australia.

Published Feb 6, 2020

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