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A delay in the summer monsoon rains that fall over the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico is expected in the coming decades
A delay in the summer monsoon rains that fall over the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico is expected in the coming decades.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported today that temperatures in the lower 48 states in the U.S. were 8.6 degrees above average for March.
The seas are creeping higher as the planet warms.
Record-breaking temperatures, extreme drought, stronger hurricanes and record rainfall are among the latest signs of climate change, scientists are warning.
The memory of last winter's blizzards may be fading in this summer's searing heat, but scientists studying them have detected a perfect storm of converging weather patterns that had little relation to climate change.
For decades, climate scientists have worked to identify and measure key substances -- notably greenhouse gases and aerosol particles -- that affect Earth's climate.
The increase of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) slightly accelerated in 2008, according to a Reuters report citing scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
In his final State of the Union address, President George W. Bush devoted several lines to science and technology topics.
Climate scientists say mankind is on the path for soaring temperatures that will melt polar ice sheets, raise seas to dangerous levels, and trigger mass extinctions. But they say the most catastrophic of consequences can and will be avoided.