History will remember 2015 as the worst year from a climate standpoint. Several records were registered that are in no way positive. 2015 was the hottest on record, indicates data from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Between the year 2030 and 2040, scientists predict that a brief ice age will occur on Earth, when the average temperatures drop noticeably and the sun's activity drops by 60 percent.
The 2nd of its kind Climate Change Conference for all nations was held in Paris at the beginning of December. In it, leaders discussed the problems and measures that can be taken to stop the disastrous effect humanity is having on the Earth.
Climate is changing on a global scale, and this in turn is leading to constantly occurring cataclysms. The climate changes will affect not only the flora, but the fauna as well.
Scientists are warning the international community about the emergence of a new class of destructive tropical storms, writes the Daily Mail. They're called gray swans and have remained unknown to science until now.
According to an international team of scientists, the largest desert on Earth - the Sahara is much older than geologists believed. The experts believe that the actual age of the desert is 7 million years.
There has been global warming going on for the past 10 000 years. This fact is at odds with the claim that it is caused by human activities, writes the Daily Mail newspaper, quoting American scientists.
This year, we are expected to become witnesses to El Niño, and the consequences of the climatic phenomenon will be quite serious, reports the Met Office of the UK, quoted by the newspaper Independent.