October 12, 2016

The ozone hole didn't cause global warming, but climate and the ozone hole are related in other ways.

July 12, 2014

Observing temperature patterns in the lower stratosphere gives scientists clues about our planet’s changing climate. Global average temperatures in the lower stratosphere for 2013 were slightly below the 1981–2010 average.  

July 10, 2012

In early 2011, stratospheric temperatures rose over the tropics due to La Nina while temperatures over the poles fell below the long-term average.

January 28, 2021

A rapidly warming stratosphere and swirling polar vortexes, oh my! What is going on so far this winter? Three stratosphere experts help us sort it out.  

June 24, 2020

Not a Mad Lib! Our blogger lays out some of the evidence for and against the notion that volcanic eruptions can trigger El Niño. 

January 23, 2020

Kidding.  Here's why the polar vortex may also cause you to take off your sweater sometimes.