Andrew Freedman

Temperature rises above freezing near North Pole, as frigid air slinks toward Europe

Computer model temperature anomaly forecast for Feb. 27, 2018, showing the widespread cold snap in Europe. By Andrew Freedman2018-02-20 17:51:33 UTC The temperature at a...

Volcano in Indonesia unleashes massive explosion

Mount Sinabung erupts thick volcanic ash in Karo on Sumatra Island on Feb. 19, 2018. Image: TIBTA PANGIN/AFP/Getty Images) By Andrew Freedman2018-02-19 23:32:51 UTC...

The polar vortex just split in two. Get ready for some wild weather from Europe to the U.S.

The polar vortex split will have far-reaching consequences. Image: Getty Images By Andrew Freedman2018-02-15 18:08:03 UTC The polar vortex, the notorious swirl of winds...

It’s misleading to ask what Earth’s ‘ideal temperature’ is. Here’s what’s really important

Earth’s average global temperature from 2013 to 2017, as compared to a baseline average from 1951 to 1980. Image: nasa giss. By Andrew Freedman2018-02-14 21:06:09...