Viewfinder: Temperatures Continue Climbing in California's Inland Deserts
According to California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment, average daily highs in the state's inland deserts could increase as much as 14 degrees this century if greenhouse gas emissions keep rising.
Women Perform Better on Tests When Rooms Are Warmer
For female students, higher room temperatures mean higher scores.
Warmer Nights Could Turn the Tropics Into a Major Carbon Source
Rising nighttime temperatures in the tropics threaten to flip the region from a carbon sink to a carbon source.
Does a Cold Courtroom Result in Murder Convictions?
The ambient temperature of a courtroom could change the way people perceive crimes—which, in turn, could affect sentencing.
Sex in the Springtime: Do Warmer Temps Make Us Hot and Bothered?
Do warmer temperatures get us all hot and bothered?
Studying Temperature at Lake Baikal to Learn about Global Climate
Marine biologist Steve Katz has tapped a Russian family's multigenerational measurements of the temperature of a Siberian lake to explain how climate there is part of climate everywhere.