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.
Sep 4, 2019
Fall is getting warmer for most of the United States, resulting in drawn-out mosquito and allergy seasons, and continued energy demands for cooling.
May 22, 2019
We analyze state rainfall trends and provide a year-to-date update, finding that average annual rainfall is increasing in most U.S. states.
May 15, 2019
Climate change is making the wettest days wetter, heightening flood risks.
Apr 10, 2019
Planting zones are shifting north as the climate warms, affecting farmers and backyard gardeners alike.
Mar 27, 2019
Warming temperatures have lengthened U.S. growing seasons by weeks or even months in cities across the U.S., extending the allergy season.
Climate Matters in the Newsroom
Mar 27, 2019
Allergy season is starting up, and climate change means more time for plants to grow and send out pollen.
Mar 20, 2019
Happy World Water Day! We explore how the increased flooding, drought, and heat from climate change are impacting our water supply.
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.
Climate Matters in the Newsroom
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.
Jan 16, 2019
About half the world’s coffee-producing land will be unsuitable by 2050 due to climate change, which could lead to price hikes unless the industry can make production more sustainable.
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 28, 2018
Winter is the fastest-warming season in most of the country, impacting agriculture and winter sports economies.
Jun 27, 2018
Healthy soil practices in farming and gardening help keep carbon in the soil and out of the atmosphere.
May 9, 2018
A family of key pollinators— hummingbirds — are at risk from climate change.
Mar 14, 2018
Climate change is impacting the core ingredients in beer. With craft brewers contributing more to local communities, individual state economies may be affected.
Feb 21, 2018
Milder, shorter winters from climate change are messing with fruit trees’ winter rest cycle, potentially reducing production.
Oct 11, 2017
In much of the U.S., the average date of the first freeze is coming later due to climate change, raising agricultural and public health concerns.
Aug 23, 2017
Algae blooms can damage aquatic ecosystems by blocking sunlight and depleting oxygen that other organisms need to survive. Climate change could be making them more common.
Aug 9, 2017
In celebration of National Farmers Market week, we show how local farmers are helping the climate by using practices that reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Feb 22, 2017
Maple tapping season is beginning earlier in the year. The area suitable for tapping operations is also migrating farther north as the climate warms.
Feb 13, 2017
Chocolate and Champagne are both are at risk of being in shorter supply by 2050 due to climate change.
Nov 22, 2016
Thanksgivings are projected to become warmer this century because of climate change, and throwing away the leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner can have an impact on the climate.
Oct 12, 2016
Climate change is increasing the length of the frost-free season — the time between the last frost in the spring and first frost in the fall — in much of the U.S.
Mar 16, 2016
Climate change is affecting the key elements in beer production: hops, barley, and water.
Mar 2, 2016
Spring is arriving earlier in the U.S., and on the current greenhouse emissions path, it may start an average of three weeks earlier by 2100.
Oct 14, 2015
Climate change is bound to alter the length of the growing season.
Mar 18, 2015
Although an earlier spring has some appeal, it can disrupt the symbiotic relationship between animals and plants, and make plants more susceptible to late-season frost.