June was the hottest on record across the globe: NOAA

World / Science & Health Jul 19, 2019

June was the hottest on record across the globe: NOAA

June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The report said that the average global temperature in June was 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit ...

New U.S. satellite to boost weather forecasts sent into space

Business / Tech Mar 2, 2018

New U.S. satellite to boost weather forecasts sent into space

The GOES-S satellite thundered toward orbit aboard an Atlas V rocket, slicing through a hazy late afternoon sky. Dozens of meteorologists gathered for the launch, including TV crews from the Weather Channel and WeatherNation. GOES-S is the second satellite in an approximately $11 billion effort ...

World Mar 18, 2015

Tohoku tsunami debris still washing up on shores in U.S., Canada

Debris from Japan's 2011 tsunami will continue to litter the North American coastline over the next three years, with everything from refrigerators to lumber and sports balls still floating offshore in the Pacific, an expert said on Tuesday. About 1 million tons of debris was ...