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Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

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Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

Increasing greenhouse gases are the overwhelming reason why 2015 will be the hottest year on record.

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.

Warm Waters Fuel Hurricane Patricia’s Record Strength

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Warm Waters Fuel Hurricane Patricia’s Record Strength

What we know about hurricanes and climate change.

El Niño Impacts on Ocean Warming

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El Niño Impacts on Ocean Warming

Long term trend of global ocean water temperatures is on the increase.

Strong El Niño Brings Warmer Global Temperatures

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Strong El Niño Brings Warmer Global Temperatures

Global average temperatures are generally higher in El Niño years vs. La Niña years.

Year-to-Date Temperature Trends

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Year-to-Date Temperature Trends

Summer seems to have lasted a little longer in much of the country this year.