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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Sep 6, 2017
Climate change can lead to heavier rain from hurricanes and increased risk of coastal flooding due to storm surge.
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.
Aug 24, 2015
Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina became one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.
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.
Sep 10, 2014
September 10 marks the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.
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.