Scorching temperatures descended over the Pacific Northwest and Canada this week as a heat dome trapped a high-pressure block in place. (Image credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Monday was the hottest day ever for many US cities and the entire country of Canada. The Northwestern United States and Pacific Canada are […]

GETTY IMAGES The speed and extent of current global heating exceeds any similar event in the past 2,000 years, researchers say. They show that famous historic events like the “Little Ice Age” don’t compare with the scale of warming seen over the last century. The research suggests that the current warming rate […]