article thumbnail

Next Year Likely to Surpass 2023 as the Hottest Ever

Yale E360

With climate change and an incipient El Niño driving up temperatures, 2024 is likely to eclipse 2023 as the hottest year ever, meteorologists project. Read more on E360 →

2023 283
article thumbnail

2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season—a Wrap (Maybe)

Union of Concerned Scientists

A 2023 study states that, “The number of storms that intensify from a Category 1 hurricane (or weaker) into a major hurricane within 36 hours has more than doubled,” in 2001–2020 compared with 1971–1990. I wrote once that the US may feel “lucky” for not seeing many landfalling hurricanes in any given year.

2023 224

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

U.S. Saw a Record Number of Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters in 2023

Yale E360

In 2023, the U.S. experienced a record 25 billion-dollar weather and climate disasters — three more than the previous record, set in 2020. Read more on E360 →

2023 290
article thumbnail

Another Record-Hot Month Puts 2023 on Track to Be Hottest Year Ever

Yale E360

November was the sixth month in a row of record-warm weather, according to a new analysis that finds 2023 will almost inevitably end as the hottest year ever recorded. Read more on E360 →

2023 286
article thumbnail

Implementing D.E.J.I. Strategies in Energy, Environment, and Transportation

Speaker: Antoine M. Thompson, Executive Director of the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition

May 23rd, 2023 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm BST Save your seat today!

article thumbnail

The Energy Transition: Buildings are Key in 2023

Environment + Energy Leader

The post The Energy Transition: Buildings are Key in 2023 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the current built environment is responsible for nearly 30% of global energy consumption and over 90% of buildings in the US are under 50,000 square feet.

2023 278
article thumbnail

After a Record 2023, Coal Headed for Decline, Analysts Say

Yale E360

Global coal demand hit a record high in 2023, but with the renewables buildout continuing apace in China, coal is headed for a decline over the next two years, according to a new analysis. Read more on E360 →

2023 218