2016

NASA video shows global warming from 1880 through 2016 in 20 seconds

Earth’s 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Globally-averaged temperatures in 2016 were 1.78 degrees Fahrenheit (0.99 degrees Celsius) warmer than the mid-20th

2016 is the hottest year on record, the third in a row

Marking another milestone for a changing planet, scientists reported on Wednesday that the Earth reached its highest temperature on record in 2016 — trouncing a record set only a year earlier, which beat one set in 2014. It is the first time

Extra ‘leap second’ will make 2016 longer

A "leap second" will be added to the world's clocks on the last day of the year. The extra second is necessary because the rotation of the Earth is not regular. It sometimes speeds up and sometimes slows down because our planet

At last, trailer for 2016: The Movie released

2016 was hard on us: Brexit, exploding smartphones, the U.S. election, so many stars died. So, Friend Dog Studios have created this horror movie just before the end of the year. The trailer is really good, so let’s hope, they are going to

2016 is going to be world’s warmest year

With data from just the first nine months, scientists are 90% certain that 2016 will pass the mark set by 2015, BBC reports. Temperatures from January to September were 1.2C above pre-industrial levels, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The body says

2015 was the hottest year ever. 2016 is expected to set a new record

In 2015 the global average surface temperature was 0.75 °C higher than the 1960 to 1990 average according to the UK’s Met Office, smashing the record of 0.57 °C higher set in 2014, the New Scientist reports. That is a huge

Ukrainian President’s New Year message: Ukraine will be European, strong and unique

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addressed to the nation with the best wishes for the New Year. The address was published on the official site of the President's Administration: Dear fellow Ukrainians! The fifteenth year of the XXI century goes down in history. We withstood and

Ukrainian Parliament approved the state budget for 2016

Early morning of December 25, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in general the state budget for 2016, 263 deputies voted for the decision. Revenues of the state budget was estimated at UAH 595.1 bln ($24.4 bln), expenditures - UAH 667.7 bln ($27.4