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Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

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Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, drought, wildfires, inland & coastal flooding.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

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State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

Potential El Niño Winter Impacts

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Potential El Niño Winter Impacts

With the current El Niño, there is some hope of such an extreme drought easing this winter.

Rain Needed to Bust the Drought

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Rain Needed to Bust the Drought

Parts of the West need more than 20 inches of rain to erase the drought.

Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

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Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

What scientists know well, and what's left to learn, about extreme weather and climate change.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

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Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

California Drought Intensifies

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California Drought Intensifies

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.

Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

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Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

Since 1900, the average annual precipitation is up 5 percent for the continental U.S.