Our webinars are designed for broadcast meteorologists so they can keep up to date on the current state of climate science. They are free and count 0.25 points toward AMS/CBM recertification.
Dec 5, 2018
As the climate changes, we are seeing more extreme weather events with billion-dollar price tags and 2018 is no exception.
Nov 20, 2018
Here are some resources to help you prepare for the upcoming release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
Aug 15, 2018
Wildfire pollution is threatening the advancements the U.S. has made in cleaning its air, and with climate change, that risk continues to grow.
Aug 8, 2018
The number of days a year that mosquitoes can transmit disease is increasing in much of the U.S.
Aug 1, 2018
The number of consecutive hot summer days, or heat streaks, is increasing in much of the U.S., impacting sports camps and events such as the Little League World Series.
Jul 25, 2018
The number of extremely hot summer days is increasing in much of the U.S., and with it, the risk of heat-related illness.
Jul 11, 2018
Summers are getting hotter, with warming nights driving the rise in average summer temperatures. This increase comes with costs, both financially and to human health.
Jun 20, 2018
Summer begins this week, and the number of summer days hotter than normal is climbing in most of in the U.S.
Apr 4, 2018
The frost-free season is getting longer, meaning longer pollen and allergy seasons and an increased risk of allergy-induced asthma.
Nov 7, 2017
A Climate Central analysis reveals that wildfire pollution is getting worse in the western U.S., which is having an effect on public health.
Jul 26, 2017
The number of large wildfires is trending upward in the western U.S. Higher temperatures from increasing greenhouse gases are making conditions more conducive for the spread of fires.
Jun 28, 2017
Lyme disease is spreading in the Northeast, with more deer ticks there in a warming world.
Jun 14, 2017
Thanks for partnering with us on The Season of Extreme Heat, our special Climate Matters project raising awareness about the impacts of increasing extreme heat with climate change.
Sep 21, 2016
Increases in heavy precipitation will threaten to worsen incidents of sewage overflows, especially in cities with aging sewage infrastructure.
Aug 17, 2016
66% of the U.S. is experiencing an increase of 5+ stagnant air days over the past 40 years.
Jul 27, 2016
We examine the local and national trend in number of days each year that are favorable for mosquitoes.
Jul 13, 2016
Extreme heat is the clearest indicator of global warming.
Jun 28, 2016
The average number of large wildfires burning across the Western U.S. each year has tripled from the 1970s to the 2010s.
Apr 27, 2016
There has been an increase in respiratory illnesses triggered by a rise in pollen in recent decades.
Nov 18, 2015
Using a traditional letter grade, the report identifies each state's level of preparedness for its climate change risks based on scientific analysis of current and future changes in threats and a review of each state’s policies and actions as compared to other states.
Aug 12, 2015
Exercising in the summer heat raises the risk of heat-related illnesses, as it is more difficult for the body to cool itself.
Aug 5, 2015
The combination of temperature and humidity is measured nationally through the Heat Stress Index (similar to the Heat Index).
Jul 29, 2015
Disease-carrying pests, such as ticks and mosquitoes, depend on warm, humid environments for survival.
Jun 24, 2015
More carbon dioxide (CO2) means larger poison ivy plants.
Apr 8, 2015
Pollen counts have already doubled since 1900, and are projected to nearly double again by 2060.
Jul 7, 2013
Heat waves make air quality worse. Global warming means we will see more heat waves in the future, so we are likely to see more days with bad air quality.
Mar 27, 2013
Spring’s warm weather brings blooming flowers and trees, but their pollen is aggravating for people suffering from seasonal allergies