2014 was the hottest year on record

2014 was according to the Japan Meteorological Agency the hottest year ever recorded. Other agencies around the world will present the same conclusion in the next days or weeks as records were broken all around the world.

Quick climate fix : tackling black carbon

While browsing my tweets to prepare my selection of Twitter for June I found several articles pointing out to a quick climate fix : tackling black carbon (also known as soot) might prove to bring exceptional greenhouse gases emissions cuts. The work was carried out jointly by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World… Continue reading Quick climate fix : tackling black carbon

UN weather agency : 2010 tied for warmest year

According to the Huffington Post : ” The warmest year on record is a three-way tie: 2010, 2005 and 1998. So says the U.N. weather agency, providing further evidence Thursday that the planet is slowly but surely heating up. ” ” Average temperatures globally last year were 0.95 degrees Fahrenheit (0.53 Celsius) higher than the… Continue reading UN weather agency : 2010 tied for warmest year

GHG emissions keep increasing: 2010 hottest year

To the World Meteorological Organization the main greenhouse gases – carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide – keep increasing in the atmosphere, and this despite the efforts and the economic recession. To the WMO : ” The report highlights concerns that global warming may lead to even greater emissions of methane from Arctic areas. To… Continue reading GHG emissions keep increasing: 2010 hottest year

2000-2009 : the warmest decade ever

As the year 2009 is ending the World Meterological Organization reveiled in a report that this decade was the warmest ever recorded. This happens as each passing decade is warmer than the previous one. What disqualifies any natural phenomenon as an explanation is the speed of the warming and the exceptional increase of greenhouse gases… Continue reading 2000-2009 : the warmest decade ever