As the saying goes: Another month, another disconcerting report from top U.S. climate agencies.
Last month was Earth's second-hottest February on record since at least 1880, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently reported.
At the same time, the extent of sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctica hit record monthly lows.
In February 2017, the average global temperature was 1.76 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th-century average of 53.9 degrees, NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information said late last week. Read more...More about Antarctic Sea Ice, Antarctica, Arctic Warming, Arctic Ocean, and Arctic Sea Ice