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Heavy Rain, Climate Extremes, and Beer

Heavy Rain, Climate Extremes, and Beer

Mar 13, 2019

After the wettest winter on record, we show how extreme precipitation is contributing to an upward trend in the NOAA/NCEI Climate Extremes Index. Also, we look ahead to St. Patrick’s Day and how climate change affects beer.

Billion-Dollar Disasters of 2018

Billion-Dollar Disasters of 2018

Dec 5, 2018

As the climate changes, we are seeing more extreme weather events with billion-dollar price tags and 2018 is no exception.

Previewing the National Climate Assessment

Previewing the National Climate Assessment

Nov 20, 2018

Here are some resources to help you prepare for the upcoming release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.

Cherry Blossoms Coming Earlier

Cherry Blossoms Coming Earlier

Mar 21, 2018

Cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are blooming earlier, on average, and may reach peak bloom a month earlier by the end of the century.

Climate of Local Brews

Climate of Local Brews

Mar 14, 2018

Climate change is impacting the core ingredients in beer. With craft brewers contributing more to local communities, individual state economies may be affected.

2017 National Climate Assessment — Resources

2017 National Climate Assessment — Resources

Nov 3, 2017

The U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Climate Science Special Report.

Thanksgiving Warming & Food Waste

Thanksgiving Warming & Food Waste

Nov 22, 2016

Thanksgivings are projected to become warmer this century because of climate change, and throwing away the leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner can have an impact on the climate.

WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin

WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin

Oct 24, 2016

The World Meteorological Organization's Greenhouse Gas Bulletin is published annually to report on the latest trends in atmospheric concentrations of the most important long-lived greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and nitrous oxide (N2O).

Summer Heat Toolkit

Summer Heat Toolkit

Jul 13, 2016

Extreme heat is the clearest indicator of global warming.

National Parks & Memorial Day

National Parks & Memorial Day

May 25, 2016

Each of the National Parks faces unique challenges from climate change, including altered water supplies, changing species migration patterns, and increased heat.

Tornadoes & Climate Change

Tornadoes & Climate Change

May 10, 2016

While there are fewer days each year with tornadoes, on average, the number days with more than 30 tornadoes is increasing.

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day

Apr 20, 2016

Coming off of the hottest year on record globally, international leaders are meeting this week in New York to sign the historic Paris Climate Agreement.

WMO Statement on the Status of the Global Climate in 2015

WMO Statement on the Status of the Global Climate in 2015

Mar 21, 2016

This is the first global release of climate graphics and information for weather presenters by WMO and Climate Central.

Major Milestones

Major Milestones

Dec 9, 2015

Major milestones in carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration and average global temperature have been reached.

Record Highs vs. Record Lows

Record Highs vs. Record Lows

Aug 19, 2015

Without climate change, the number of daily record highs should approximately match the number of daily record lows over time.

State of the Climate 2014

State of the Climate 2014

Jul 16, 2015

NOAA released the annual State of the Climate report, published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Climate Week 2014

Climate Week 2014

Sep 22, 2014

For this week’s Climate Matters, we're stepping back from our usual analysis of weather and climate trends for an overall, big-picture look at how we really know that climate change is happening.

2014 National Climate Assessment

2014 National Climate Assessment

May 6, 2014

Here is a complete package of content and information to help you communicate its findings.

The Greenhouse Effect

The Greenhouse Effect

Apr 16, 2014

The greenhouse effect, explained.

Navigating the IPCC: Round 2 — 2014

Navigating the IPCC: Round 2 — 2014

Apr 11, 2014

This consensus report, known as the Assessment Report 5 (AR5), is based on a global review of scientific articles that were published or accepted before March 2013 by a team of more than 830 climate scientists from around the world.

Navigating the IPCC Report — 2014

Navigating the IPCC Report — 2014

Mar 28, 2014

This consensus report, known as the Assessment Report 5 (AR5), is based on a global review of scientific articles that were published or accepted before March 2013 by a team of more than 830 climate scientists from around the world.

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

Oct 16, 2013

Climate change is already affecting the jet stream. As indicated in the latest IPCC report, research shows that each hemisphere's jet is migrating poleward.

Navigating the IPCC Report — 2013

Navigating the IPCC Report — 2013

Sep 23, 2013

This consensus report, known as the Assessment Report 5 (AR5), is based on a global review of scientific articles that were published or accepted before March 2013 by a team of more than 830 climate scientists from around the world.