Deke Arndt

BPR News

Climate change is getting lots of attention on the 2020 campaign trail.   Among the popular slogans  -  "12 years to fix the climate".  It appears on signs and in speeches, but what does it really mean?   BPR’s Helen Chickering  met with the science editor  who worked on the report that launched the catch phrase.  

NOAA's 2015 Climate Report Part of Alarming Trend

Jan 25, 2016

2015 was the hottest year in recorded history, according to a report released jointly by NOAA and NASA last week.  The numbers were expected following months of record-breaking heat.  Much of that research and data is compiled at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information based in Asheville.  For more, WCQS's Jeremy Loeb spoke with Deke Arndt, NOAA's Chief of the Climate Monitoring Branch at NCEI.  


New data from NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information based in Asheville finds December set records for the hottest and wettest month across the contiguous U.S.  The record month also boosted 2015 to the 2nd warmest year recorded for the contiguous U.S.  Only 2012 was warmer.  10 extreme weather events across the U.S.