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Tag Results - CLIMATE EXTREMES

Warm Summer Nights

Warm Summer Nights

Aug 7, 2019

Summer minimum temperatures are warming fast across the U.S. — leading to added health risks and higher energy costs.

Climate Change Could Threaten Air Quality Across the Country

Climate Matters in the Newsroom

Climate Change Could Threaten Air Quality Across the Country

Jul 31, 2019

As summers heat up, the air we breathe is increasingly at risk of becoming unhealthy, despite decades of air quality improvements. This Climate Central reporting bulletin provides local data, charts and reporting suggestions to help you cover air quality and warming in your area.

Ozone Pollution: The Good, the Bad, and the Dirty

Ozone Pollution: The Good, the Bad, and the Dirty

Jul 31, 2019

Despite major air quality improvements since the Clean Air Act, pollutants like ground-level ozone can still reach unhealthy levels. Analysis of EPA data reveals an “ozone problem” in 54 of 244 cities analyzed, which threatens to get worse in the future with climate change.

More Extremely Hot Days (2019)

More Extremely Hot Days (2019)

Jul 10, 2019

Climate change is making local heat extremes all the more extreme, heightening health risks.

Independence Day Extremes & National Parks

Independence Day Extremes & National Parks

Jul 3, 2018

We examine local Independence Day climate extremes and review some climate change impacts on National Parks.

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.