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Summers Are Getting Hotter

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Summers Are Getting Hotter

Summers are getting hotter across most of the country.

Climate-Friendly Cars by State

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Climate-Friendly Cars by State

A car’s climate impact depends on three main factors: the efficiency of the car, the distance driven, and in the case of electric and plug-in hybrid cars, how the electricity it uses is generated.

Coal Use Declining in the U.S.

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Coal Use Declining in the U.S.

Here's how the decline in coal use is linked to climate-friendly cars.

What Makes a Car Climate Friendly?

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What Makes a Car Climate Friendly?

Here's what makes a car climate friendly.

Hottest Days Coming Earlier

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Hottest Days Coming Earlier

The first day with summer-like temperatures is happening earlier for most of these cities.

High Streamflow is Increasing, Raising Flood Risks

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High Streamflow is Increasing, Raising Flood Risks

The frequency of high streamflows has risen over the past 30 years in the Northeast, Ohio Valley, and the Mississippi Valley.

Here’s Where Heavy Rain is Increasing the Most in U.S.

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Here’s Where Heavy Rain is Increasing the Most in U.S.

A new Climate Central analysis shows an upward trend in the number of heavy precipitation events in the vast majority of the Lower 48 states since 1950.

Rising Global Temperatures and CO2

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Rising Global Temperatures and CO2

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has a strong correlation with rising temperatures.