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Apr 3, 2019
The winter precipitation season has ended in the West with a healthy water supply, a happy exception to a long-term drying trend related to climate change.
Mar 20, 2019
Happy World Water Day! We explore how the increased flooding, drought, and heat from climate change are impacting our water supply.
Climate Matters in the Newsroom
Jan 23, 2019
Despite the recent cold snap, warming is transforming America’s winters.
Dec 19, 2018
In our final release of the year, we explore Christmas extremes, consider how December warming could affect white Christmas chances.
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.
Nov 20, 2018
Here are some resources to help you prepare for the upcoming release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
Mar 28, 2018
April 1 marks the annual end-of-season measure of western snowpack. This year follows the long-term trend of decreasing snowpack and increasing water scarcity for parts of the U.S.
Dec 13, 2017
We examine the historical chance of a White Christmas in your city.
Nov 15, 2017
Lake effect snow is paradoxically trending upward as the Great Lakes warm, but as the atmosphere warms further in the coming decades, the snowfall trend will reverse.
Nov 3, 2017
The U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Climate Science Special Report.
Jul 12, 2017
An enormous mass of ice just broke off from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf.
May 10, 2017
The frequency of high streamflows has risen over the past 30 years in the Northeast, Ohio Valley, and the Mississippi Valley, increasing the risk of flooding.
Apr 3, 2017
The start of April marks the end of the winter wet season in the western U.S.
Mar 22, 2017
The National Snow and Ice Data Center announced today that Arctic sea ice hit a record low maximum extent for 2017 on March 7 at 5.57 million square miles.
Feb 8, 2017
The average amount of snow covering North America is decreasing. But paradoxically, our warming world could also lead to individual storms that produce heavier snow.
Feb 1, 2017
As climate change warms up winter, it will be more difficult to participate in our winter sports and recreation activities, a trend which will negatively impact the economy in 75% of states.
Oct 20, 2016
NOAA released its Winter Outlook for 2016-17.
Sep 14, 2016
Arctic sea ice is about to hit its annual minimum extent and is likely to be declared the second lowest on record. With climate change, we have found that the minimum is occurring later.
Apr 13, 2016
This is the 100th year of the Nenana Ice Classic, a contest to determine when the ice breaks up each spring on Alaska’s Tanana River.
Mar 9, 2016
Maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes is way down this year and on a long term downward trend.
Feb 10, 2016
The ratio of snow to rain that falls each winter season will change in a warming world.
Sep 21, 2015
Climate Week 2015 aims to bring together an international group of leaders to discuss and promote a global movement in energy, technology, and business towards a more sustainable world. Events will be held throughout the week in NYC and online.
Sep 16, 2015
Arctic sea ice hits its annual minimum in mid-September.
Feb 18, 2015
Mid-latitude winter storms have increased in both intensity and frequency nationally since 1950.
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.
Sep 22, 2014
For this week’s Climate Matters, we're stepping back from our usual analysis of weather and climate trends for an overall, big-picture look at how we really know that climate change is happening.