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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.

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.

Your Climate If a Green New Deal Went Global

Climate Matters in the Newsroom

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.

Ocean at the Door

Ocean at the Door

Nov 13, 2018

Sea level rise will threaten hundreds of thousands of homes in the coming decades — and many communities have built a striking number of new homes in the future flood zone.

High Water

Climate Matters in the Newsroom

High Water

Oct 4, 2018

October is “king tide” season, bringing the highest high tides of the year for much of the U.S. coastline.

Rising Tides

Rising Tides

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.

Coastal Cities at Risk

Coastal Cities at Risk

Oct 25, 2017

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding now and by mid-century.

10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Aug 24, 2015

Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina became one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.

Storm Surge & Sea Level Rise

Storm Surge & Sea Level Rise

Jun 1, 2015

As the climate warms, rising sea levels will mean more damage from hurricane storm surge.

Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later

Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later

Oct 28, 2013

Superstorm Sandy — part hurricane, part fearsome nor’easter — battered the Eastern U.S. in October 2012.

Sea Level Rise & Population Impact

Sea Level Rise & Population Impact

Jun 26, 2017

Since 1900, sea level has gone up an average of eight inches around the world due to global warming.