How rare were the unusually high temperatures around the North Pole in November–December 2016 and how were they influenced by anthropogenic climate change?
Speculation about the cause of forecast record low temperatures in the US led WWA researchers to explore the cold air outbreak – how was it affected by greenhouse gas emissions?
Torrential rains drenched south Louisiana in mid August, with parts of the state receiving nearly 30 inches of rain between 10–17. The extreme nature of this event left many asking whether climate change may have played a role.
Torrential rainfall ravaged parts of central and northeastern France and southern Germany, forcing the evacuation of thousands — some in kayaks and canoes.
In May 2016, an all-time record high temperature of 51°C was recorded in Rajasthan, India, by some accounts the third-highest temperature ever documented globally. What was behind the extreme heat?