22nd March - Today's News: 2015 Shattered Temperature Records Around World
According to a new WMO climate report: 2015 'shattered' temperature records around the world
A 'dzud' - hot summer and drought followed by cold winter - means Mongolia herders face disaster: Red Cross
One foot of snow falls across parts of New England bringing traffic chaos to the roads during first week of spring
The rate of carbon emissions put in context - it's 10 times faster than during the PETM!
And another positive feedback from increased CO2: Plants boost extreme temperatures by 5°C because with higher amounts of atmospheric CO2, they releases less water into the atmosphere. However, also some better news as scientists say many plants don't respond to warming as thought and also release less extra CO2 into the atmosphere. A not so positive feedback.