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May 1, 2019
Atmospheric CO2 concentrations are nearing this year’s peak above 413 ppm — the highest level in millions of years. We also connect with the National Day of Prayer, analyzing the houses of worship at risk from sea level rise.
Nov 20, 2018
Here are some resources to help you prepare for the upcoming release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
Climate Matters in the Newsroom
Oct 4, 2018
October is “king tide” season, bringing the highest high tides of the year for much of the U.S. coastline.
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.
Jun 6, 2018
The global ocean conveyor belt is slowing down, impacting climate, sea levels and marine life.
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.
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.
Jul 12, 2017
An enormous mass of ice just broke off from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf.
Jun 7, 2017
93% of the excess heat absorbed by the climate system goes into our oceans, creating major consequences to the planet.
Nov 30, 2016
Here's what you need to know about the little understood but critically important Southern Ocean.
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.
Sep 7, 2016
Over the past several decades, U.S. coastal water temperatures have increased during the warmest part of the year.
Jun 8, 2016
93% of the excess heat from climate change goes into Earth's oceans.
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.
Oct 7, 2015
Global average temperatures are generally higher in El Niño years vs. La Niña years.
Jul 16, 2015
NOAA released the annual State of the Climate report, published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
Jun 8, 2015
The oceans absorb about a quarter of the carbon dioxide (CO2) humans produce every year.
Nov 5, 2014
El Niño’s biggest impacts across the U.S. happen during winter months.
Oct 8, 2014
Sea level rise is increasing coastal flood risk.
Oct 28, 2013
Superstorm Sandy — part hurricane, part fearsome nor’easter — battered the Eastern U.S. in October 2012.
Jun 26, 2017
Since 1900, sea level has gone up an average of eight inches around the world due to global warming.