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.
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.
Feb 20, 2019
Climate change is already fueling disasters and contributing to flooding, heat waves, wildfires, and the spread of disease, with worse impacts ahead.
Feb 6, 2019
NOAA and NASA have released their global and national climate reports for 2018 — showing that last year was the globe’s fourth-hottest on record.
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.
Oct 4, 2018
Tidal flooding on the U.S. coast is getting more common, and the number of days with flooding will substantially increase in the coming decades. As the highest astronomical tides of the year approach, the coming weeks will bring a glimpse into a more regularly flooded future for much of the U.S.
Sep 12, 2018
As the climate warms, parts of the world have recently seen new records for tropical cyclone intensity.
May 30, 2018
Rapid intensification, usually found in major hurricanes, has likely increased in the Atlantic basin since 1970 and may become more common in a warming world.
Dec 20, 2017
2017 was the year of the billion-dollar disaster. There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.
Dec 13, 2017
The phenomenal rain from Hurricane Harvey, which totaled more than 51 inches in parts of southeastern Texas, was made 15 percent heavier and three times more likely because of climate change.
Nov 3, 2017
The U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Climate Science Special Report.
Oct 25, 2017
Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding now and by mid-century.
Sep 6, 2017
Climate change can lead to heavier rain from hurricanes and increased risk of coastal flooding due to storm surge.
Oct 17, 2016
Sea level rise from human-caused climate change is increasing the frequency of coastal flooding. The rapid increase in the last 10 years is allowing annual king tides to reach farther inland.
Sep 7, 2016
Over the past several decades, U.S. coastal water temperatures have increased during the warmest part of the year.
May 31, 2016
June 1 marks the first day of meteorological summer and the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season.
Mar 21, 2016
This is the first global release of climate graphics and information for weather presenters by WMO and Climate Central.
Aug 24, 2015
Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina became one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.
Sep 10, 2014
September 10 marks the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.
May 29, 2014
The Power Dissipation Index has been on the rise since 1970, along with sea surface temperatures.
Oct 28, 2013
Superstorm Sandy — part hurricane, part fearsome nor’easter — battered the Eastern U.S. in October 2012.
Jan 3, 2013
Many of these events served to highlight the growing role that global warming is playing in tipping the odds in favor of high-impact weather events.