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Tag Results - ECONOMY

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.

Weather Power

Weather Power

Sep 19, 2018

Wind and solar energy are making rapid increases into the U.S. energy grid and fueling economic job growth. Next week, Climate Central will release a wind and solar forecasting tool that enables broadcast meteorologists to bring daily renewable-electricity generation information into their forecasts.

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.

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets

Aug 9, 2017

In celebration of National Farmers Market week, we show how local farmers are helping the climate by using practices that reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide.

Wind Energy Potential

Wind Energy Potential

Mar 29, 2017

U.S. wind energy capacity has grown by a factor of seven in the last decade, adding jobs to the economy and slowing the increase of greenhouse gas emissions.

Maple Syrup Season

Maple Syrup Season

Feb 22, 2017

Maple tapping season is beginning earlier in the year. The area suitable for tapping operations is also migrating farther north as the climate warms.

Winter Sports & Fun

Winter Sports & Fun

Feb 1, 2017

As climate change warms up winter, it will be more difficult to participate in our winter sports and recreation activities, a trend which will negatively impact the economy in 75% of states.

The Problems With Winter Warming

The Problems With Winter Warming

Jan 25, 2017

These are the problems with winter warming.

Solar Energy

Solar Energy

Jun 15, 2016

Generation of electricity from solar panels depends on time of year, latitude, and atmospheric conditions.

Beer & Climate Change

Beer & Climate Change

Mar 16, 2016

Climate change is affecting the key elements in beer production: hops, barley, and water.

Fall Harvest

Fall Harvest

Oct 14, 2015

Climate change is bound to alter the length of the growing season.