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Fall Temperature Trends

Fall Temperature Trends

Sep 4, 2019

Fall is getting warmer for most of the United States, resulting in drawn-out mosquito and allergy seasons, and continued energy demands for cooling.

National Parks Celebrate 103 Years

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National Parks Celebrate 103 Years

Aug 28, 2019

National parks areas have been warming at twice the rate of the rest of the U.S.

Happy Birthday National Parks

Happy Birthday National Parks

Aug 28, 2019

The National Park Service (NPS) turned 103 years old this week. Since their inception on August 25th, 1916, America’s national parks have become treasured areas of wilderness and beauty among American and international tourists, exceeding 318 million visitors in 2018. 

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.

 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.

 Half-Year Checkup: Global Heat and National Rain

Half-Year Checkup: Global Heat and National Rain

Jul 18, 2019

The first half of 2019 has been one of the hottest on record globally, while the U.S. continues to deal with record rainfall.

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.

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.

2019 Mets Unite

2019 Mets Unite

Jun 19, 2019

It’s time to #ShowYourStripes as #MetsUnite to communicate climate change! On the Summer Solstice this Friday, join hundreds of meteorologists by sharing your city’s or state’s “warming stripes.”

2019 Summer Starter: More Hot Days

2019 Summer Starter: More Hot Days

Jun 12, 2019

Climate change means more hot summer days — leading to health risks and more persistent insects.

More Warm Spring Days

More Warm Spring Days

May 8, 2019

A warming climate means more spring days with above-normal temperatures, leading to impacts like more pollen and pests.