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Tag Results - SUMMERS

2020 Summer Package

2020 Summer Package

May 27, 2020

In the second installment of our new seasonal packages, we’re updating popular summer analyses that will help you in explaining the connections between weather and our changing climate.

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.

 Summer Heat Means Stagnant Air

Summer Heat Means Stagnant Air

Jul 24, 2019

Hotter summers often lead to more stagnant air—trapping air pollutants that can cause health problems. This release is the first of two on the links between heat and air quality; next week will focus on ground-level ozone.

Steamier Summers (Dewpoint)

Steamier Summers (Dewpoint)

Jul 6, 2016

Summers are not just getting hotter, they’re getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature is rising due to climate change.

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.