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Heavy Rain, Climate Extremes, and Beer

Heavy Rain, Climate Extremes, and Beer

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.

Your Climate If a Green New Deal Went Global

Your Climate If a Green New Deal Went Global

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.

Local Climate Hazard Pile-Up

Local Climate Hazard Pile-Up

Feb 20, 2019

Unchecked greenhouse gas emissions could hit some U.S. locations with up to three severe, nearly simultaneous climate hazards by 2050 — but moderate to deep emissions cuts could significantly reduce these dangers.

2018 Year in Review: Temperatures & Billion-Dollar Disasters

2018 Year in Review: Temperatures & Billion-Dollar Disasters

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.

Not-So-Extreme Cold

Not-So-Extreme Cold

Jan 30, 2019

As the climate warms, cold extremes are becoming more of a rarity.

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.

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.

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.

Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

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.

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

Feb 28, 2018

The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.

2017 Review: Billion-Dollar Disasters

2017 Review: Billion-Dollar Disasters

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.

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.

Increasing Climate Extremes

Increasing Climate Extremes

Sep 13, 2017

From back-to-back landfalling hurricanes in the East to drought and fires in the West, this has been a summer of climate extremes.

NOAA Winter Outlook 2016-17

NOAA Winter Outlook 2016-17

Oct 20, 2016

NOAA released its Winter Outlook for 2016-17.

Tornadoes & Climate Change

Tornadoes & Climate Change

May 10, 2016

While there are fewer days each year with tornadoes, on average, the number days with more than 30 tornadoes is increasing.

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.

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

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.

Severe Weather Climatology

Severe Weather Climatology

Apr 29, 2015

The environment that produces severe thunderstorms may become more common in a warming world.

Climate Week 2014

Climate Week 2014

Sep 22, 2014

For this week’s Climate Matters, we're stepping back from our usual analysis of weather and climate trends for an overall, big-picture look at how we really know that climate change is happening.

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

Oct 16, 2013

Climate change is already affecting the jet stream. As indicated in the latest IPCC report, research shows that each hemisphere's jet is migrating poleward.

Top 10 Weather & Climate Events of 2012

Top 10 Weather & Climate Events of 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.