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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.

Rising Tides

Rising Tides

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.

Global Ocean Conveyor Belt

Global Ocean Conveyor Belt

Jun 6, 2018

The global ocean conveyor belt is slowing down, impacting climate, sea levels and marine life.

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.

Coastal Cities at Risk

Coastal Cities at Risk

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.

Hurricanes & Climate Change

Hurricanes & Climate Change

Sep 6, 2017

Climate change can lead to heavier rain from hurricanes and increased risk of coastal flooding due to storm surge.

State of the Climate

State of the Climate

Aug 10, 2017

The 2016 State of the Climate Report was released today from the American Meteorological Society. This is the 27th annual report, which was led by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly NCDC). The report represents the work of nearly 500 scientists from more than 60 countries.

Larsen C Ice Shelf

Larsen C Ice Shelf

Jul 12, 2017

An enormous mass of ice just broke off from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf.

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

Jun 7, 2017

93% of the excess heat absorbed by the climate system goes into our oceans, creating major consequences to the planet.

SOCCOM & the Southern Ocean

SOCCOM & the Southern Ocean

Nov 30, 2016

Here's what you need to know about the little understood but critically important Southern Ocean.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Sep 14, 2016

Arctic sea ice is about to hit its annual minimum extent and is likely to be declared the second lowest on record. With climate change, we have found that the minimum is occurring later.

U.S. Coastal Water Temperature Trends

U.S. Coastal Water Temperature Trends

Sep 7, 2016

Over the past several decades, U.S. coastal water temperatures have increased during the warmest part of the year.

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

Jun 8, 2016

93% of the excess heat from climate change goes into Earth's oceans.

Hurricane Season Preview

Hurricane Season Preview

May 31, 2016

June 1 marks the first day of meteorological summer and the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season.

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.

El Niño & Global Temperatures

El Niño & Global Temperatures

Oct 7, 2015

Global average temperatures are generally higher in El Niño years vs. La Niña years.

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.

World Oceans Day & Ocean Acidification

World Oceans Day & Ocean Acidification

Jun 8, 2015

The oceans absorb about a quarter of the carbon dioxide (CO2) humans produce every year.

El Niño Winter Impacts

El Niño Winter Impacts

Nov 5, 2014

El Niño’s biggest impacts across the U.S. happen during winter months.

Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later

Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later

Oct 28, 2013

Superstorm Sandy — part hurricane, part fearsome nor’easter — battered the Eastern U.S. in October 2012.

Sea Level Rise & Population Impact

Sea Level Rise & Population Impact

Jun 26, 2017

Since 1900, sea level has gone up an average of eight inches around the world due to global warming.