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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.

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.

More Pollen Calling

More Pollen Calling

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.

Your Changing Allergy Season

Climate Matters in the Newsroom

Your Changing Allergy Season

Mar 27, 2019

Allergy season is starting up, and climate change means more time for plants to grow and send out pollen.

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.

Heavy Rain, Climate Extremes, and Beer

Heavy Rain, Climate Extremes, and Beer

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.

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.

Cherry Blossoms Coming Earlier

Cherry Blossoms Coming Earlier

Mar 21, 2018

Cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are blooming earlier, on average, and may reach peak bloom a month earlier by the end of the century.

Local Projections in Extreme Heat

Local Projections in Extreme Heat

Aug 3, 2017

Increasing greenhouse gases will increase the number of hot days. Our new interactive shows how the number of days with extreme heat will rise in the second half of the century.

Global Shifting Cities

Global Shifting Cities

Jul 5, 2017

Find out how much summers in cities around the world could warm this century, and how those higher temperatures compare to other cities today.

Tick Migration

Tick Migration

Jun 28, 2017

Lyme disease is spreading in the Northeast, with more deer ticks there in a warming world.

The Season of Extreme Heat

The Season of Extreme Heat

Jun 14, 2017

Thanks for partnering with us on The Season of Extreme Heat, our special Climate Matters project raising awareness about the impacts of increasing extreme heat with climate change.

Extreme Sea Level Rise

Extreme Sea Level Rise

Apr 26, 2017

NOAA published a series of new sea level rise scenarios in January. We analyze and visualize the unlikely but increasingly plausible extreme scenario and share scenes from up and down the U.S. coastline.

Thanksgiving Warming & Food Waste

Thanksgiving Warming & Food Waste

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.

Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

Nov 7, 2016

As the next United Nations gets underway in Morocco (known as COP22), we compare the current average annual range of high temperatures to their projections for 2100 using two different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios.

NOAA Winter Outlook 2016-17

NOAA Winter Outlook 2016-17

Oct 20, 2016

NOAA released its Winter Outlook for 2016-17.

Future Warming in the National Parks

Future Warming in the National Parks

Aug 24, 2016

Most parks have seen their average temperatures rise in their first century, and as greenhouse gas emissions continue to climb, more warming is expected during the next century.

Summer Heat Toolkit

Summer Heat Toolkit

Jul 13, 2016

Extreme heat is the clearest indicator of global warming.

Inland Flooding Threat

Inland Flooding Threat

May 4, 2016

Inland flooding, or flooding of rivers and streams, is related to water runoff and depends on many factors in addition to rainfall amounts.

Spring Arriving Earlier

Spring Arriving Earlier

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.

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Oct 20, 2015

Average temperatures have been climbing over the last 30 years.

More Hot Days

More Hot Days

Jul 8, 2015

The number of extremely hot days continues to rise across the U.S.

More CO2 = More Pollen

More CO2 = More Pollen

Apr 8, 2015

Pollen counts have already doubled since 1900, and are projected to nearly double again by 2060.

Winter Loses Its Cool

Winter Loses Its Cool

Feb 4, 2015

Most cities could see at least a 25% reduction in the number of cold nights by mid-century, and at least a 50% reduction by the end of the century.

Future Summers in Your City

Future Summers in Your City

Jul 9, 2014

We've calculated your city's projected summer high temperature for the end of this century, then show you which city is experiencing those temperatures today.

2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics

Feb 5, 2014

If global warming continues unabated, only 6 of the 19 previous host cities could host the Winter Games again by the 2080s.