This news story originally appeared at global warming on 14 January 2022

Last Year’s Overall Climate Was Shaped by Warming-Driven Heat Extremes Around the Globe – Inside Climate News

Earth’s annual average temperature checkup can mask a lot of the details of the climate record over the previous year, and 2021 showed that deadly heat-related climate extremes happen, even if it’s not a record-warm year. Global average temperature isn’t always the most important measure, University of Michigan climate scientist Jonathan Overpeck said, after United […]