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2019 Summer Starter: More Hot Days

2019 Summer Starter: More Hot Days

Jun 12, 2019

Climate change means more hot summer days — leading to health risks and more persistent insects.

2019 Summer Starter: Temperature Trends

2019 Summer Starter: Temperature Trends

Jun 5, 2019

We kick off meteorological summer with the first of two releases on warming summers, which are affecting health, farming, water resources, recreation, and energy costs.

Wildfire Season Preview

Wildfire Season Preview

May 29, 2019

As the wildfire season begins, data reported to the U.S. Forest Service shows an increase in the number and acres burned of large western wildfires, especially in warmer years.

Wettest Days Getting Wetter

Wettest Days Getting Wetter

May 15, 2019

Climate change is making the wettest days wetter, heightening flood risks.

Downpour

Climate Matters in the Newsroom

Downpour

May 15, 2019

Climate change strengthens downpours, heightening the risk of damaging floods.

More Warm Spring Days

More Warm Spring Days

May 8, 2019

A warming climate means more spring days with above-normal temperatures, leading to impacts like more pollen and pests.

Annual CO2 Peak & Day of Prayer

Annual CO2 Peak & Day of Prayer

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.

Earth Day: Fastest Warming Cities and States

Earth Day: Fastest Warming Cities and States

Apr 17, 2019

Our new report breaks down the nation’s fastest-warming areas since the first Earth Day — highlighting how climate change has already arrived.

American Warming

Climate Matters in the Newsroom

American Warming

Apr 17, 2019

Americans marked the first Earth Day 49 years ago this month — and since then, human emissions have made America hotter.

Planting Zones Moving North

Planting Zones Moving North

Apr 10, 2019

Planting zones are shifting north as the climate warms, affecting farmers and backyard gardeners alike.

World Water Day

World Water Day

Mar 20, 2019

Happy World Water Day! We explore how the increased flooding, drought, and heat from climate change are impacting our water supply.

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.

Special IPCC Report: Global Warming of 1.5°C

Special IPCC Report: Global Warming of 1.5°C

Oct 9, 2018

According to the IPCC’s Global Warming of 1.5°C Report, immediate and dramatic greenhouse gas emissions cuts are needed to keep planetary warming to no more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Also, impacts noticeably increase with each half degree of warming.

Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day

May 2, 2018

May the Force be with you! The arid world of Tatooine and the icy world of Hoth from the Star Wars universe show the importance of atmospheres in a planet’s climate.

Rio Olympics

Rio Olympics

Aug 3, 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games begin this Friday in Rio de Janeiro.

The Greenhouse Effect

The Greenhouse Effect

Apr 16, 2014

The greenhouse effect, explained.