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New report triples estimates of vulnerability to sea level rise

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New report triples estimates of vulnerability to sea level rise

Oct 29, 2019

A new peer-reviewed study using improved land elevation data shows that much larger populations are at risk from rising seas and coastal floods.

Climate Change Could Threaten Air Quality Across the Country

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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.

Daily Climate Tools Worth Celebrating

Daily Climate Tools Worth Celebrating

Jul 2, 2019

In this festive week, we’re celebrating new and updated tools to help tell your climate story—from rising CO2 to renewable energy generation that limits CO2. Graphics for July 4th extremes are also available.

Warming Waters and Fish

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Warming Waters and Fish

Jun 26, 2019

America’s inland streams, the Great Lakes, and coastal waters are heating up—harming fish and the fishing industry.

Fish in Hot Water: Streams, Lakes, and Oceans

Fish in Hot Water: Streams, Lakes, and Oceans

Jun 26, 2019

America’s inland streams, the Great Lakes, and coastal waters are heating up—harming fish and the nation’s $46 billion dollar recreational fishing industry.

Wettest Days Getting Wetter

Wettest Days Getting Wetter

May 15, 2019

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

Downpour

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Downpour

May 15, 2019

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

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.